ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®

Acute Care

A valuable resource to reduce medication error risk in your hospital

The ISMP Medication Safety Alert!® Acute Care is a digital newsletter, published every two weeks for hospital healthcare professionals.

Who reads this newsletter? 

  • Directors of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Medication and Patient Safety Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Anyone concerned with medication safety


Subscription Options

Online access to twenty-five (25) issues per year. You will receive a reminder notice via email to renew your annual subscription before your subscription expires. Your subscription will not automatically renew.
Single issues are available for purchase. 

Academic-based subscription: contact ISMP for pricing

Pharmaceutical Industry (and other healthcare related companies): contact ISMP for pricing

Health Systems & Multi Site organizations: contact ISMP for pricing


Personal Subscription

Subscription Information

  • $215.00 per year

  • Online access for one (1) user (personal usage only)

  • No redistribution is permitted

Single Site Subscription

Subscription Information for healthcare organizations (e.g. hospitals, clinics, pharmacies)

  • $320.00 per year

  • Online access for users within a single site organization

  • Permission to redistribute within single-site location

  • Instructions to add users to a subscription will be emailed to the user purchasing the subscription

  • Please use your organization email address when subscribing

  • Health Systems/Multi-site organizations: contact ISMP for discounted pricing

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