This article appeared on the Pharmacy Practice News website on January 25, 2022.
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This article appeared on the Philadelphia Business Journal website on January 20, 2022.
This year’s Top 10 report cautions healthcare leaders about safety concerns with IT-related security challenges, COVID-19 supply chain shortages, telehealth, medication safety, and other device risks.
This article appeared on the Specialty Pharmacy Continuum website on January 14, 2022.
Michael Cohen Moves to President Emeritus Role, Rita K. Jew Named New President
This article appeared on the Pharmacy Practice News website on January 13, 2022.
This article appeared on the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) website on January 11, 2022.
Usability testing by leading patient safety organization finds significant differences in ease of use for seven popular at-home COVID antigen tests
This article appeared on the Infection Control Today website on January 6, 2022.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has identified possible error risks with Paxlovid, which recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19. An ISMP special alert has been issued to raise awareness and recommend ways to prevent
This article appeared on the Becker’s Hospital Review website on January 4, 2022.
This article appeared on the MedCity News website on December 23, 2021.
This article appeared on the MedPage Today website on December 9, 2021.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program has been receiving a steady stream of reported mix-ups between the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 through 11 years and the vaccine formulation for individuals 12 and older. The reports
Starting in 2022, The Just Culture Company will award three annual scholarships to honor Judy Smetzer, BSN, RN, vice president at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). Judy has been a tireless advocate for just treatment of individuals who practice in healthcare environments as well as
This article appeared on the Specialty Pharmacy Continuum website on November 25, 2021.
ISMP Warns about Confusion Due to Co-Packaging and Labeling Issues
This article appeared on the Annals of Long Term Care website on November 9, 2021.