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. 

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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
It’s an exciting time for the ISMP as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary in 2019.
A study led by ISMP senior scientist Thomas J. Moore and published in JAMA Internal Medicine estimates the costs of pivotal clinical trials that the FDA relies on to prove the benefits of new drugs.