Recommendations Address Key Issues in Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings
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This article appeared on the Becker’s Hospital Review website on July 7, 2022.
Numerous Dosing Mistakes Have Been Reported to ISMP, FDA
This article appeared on the Pharmacy Practice News website on July 1, 2022.
With the completion of my fellowship fast approaching, I have gained a valuable perspective over the past year and a chance to reflect on what medication safety means to me.
Podcast featuring ISMP staff was posted by Nursing2022 on June 7, 2022.
This article appeared on the New Zealand Doctor Rata Aotearoa website on June 3, 2022.
Podcast featuring ISMP staff was posted by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) on May 23, 2022.
The article appeared on the Pharmacy Times website on May 19, 2022.
Regularly scheduled boosters are the most effective way to maintain normalcy in an endemic
This article appeared on the Pharmacy Practice News website on May 13, 2022.
Podcast featuring ISMP staff was posted by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) on May 11, 2022.
New Recommendations Focus on Safe Use of Technology
This article from Kaiser Health News appeared on the CNN website on April 28, 2022.
This article appeared on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service website on April 28, 2022.
This article appeared on the Medscape website on April 21, 2022.
ECRI and ISMP PUBLIC STATEMENT | Medication Errors are Complex; Criminal Charges Will Not Improve Care
The recent criminal conviction of a former registered nurse due to a fatal medication error has shaken the healthcare foundation to its core. While this is not the first time a patient has been harmed from a wrong medication or wrong dose, this case sets a precedent that can potentially lead to a
Article on Vaught Case Advocates Fixing Systems, Not Punishing Individuals