News and Press

Safe medication practices depend on communication within the healthcare community, including patients and their families. ISMP is at the forefront of medication error reporting and guidance on safe medication practices,  and is often cited in the media as a reputable resource for current information and emerging trends. ISMP's News and Press Center includes news releases, blog posts, statements and other communications. 

To schedule an interview or request to be added to ISMP’s news release distribution lists, contact Renee Brehio.

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In the wake of recent criminal charges being filed against a registered nurse in Tennessee who was involved in a fatal medication error, ISMP is emphasizing that the focus should be on identifying and fixing imperfect systems instead of unjustly blaming the individual healthcare practitioner.
To kick off the new year and celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has released several new tools and capabilities on its website, www.ismp.org .
Please Give $25 or more to Honor 25 Years of Advancing Medication Safety In 2019, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is celebrating 25 years of leading the way in medication safety. ISMP is the only 501c (3) nonprofit organization devoted entirely to preventing medication errors, and