ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®


A valuable resource to reduce medication error risk in outpatient settings

The ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®Community/Ambulatory Care is a digital newsletter, published monthly for healthcare practitioners in ambulatory settings, including community pharmacies, outpatient clinics, physician offices, and state institutions.

Who reads this newsletter?

  • Community/ambulatory care pharmacists
  • Pharmacy managers and executives
  • Pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy staff
  • Physicians and nurses in ambulatory practice
  • Anyone concerned with medication safety

Subscription Options

Online access to twelve (12) issues per year. Subscriptions start with the first issue after the date of purchase. You will receive a reminder notice via email to renew your annual subscription before your subscription expires. Your subscription will not automatically renew.
Access to back issues are not included. Single issues are available for purchase. 

Special pricing for group purchase, contact ISMP.

One-year subscription: $68.00

Subscription Information

  • Online access for one (1) user

  • A user log-in required

  • PDF version available to download and redistribute

Browse Issues

This month's main topic: Get the Mix Right! Improve Processes to Reduce the Risk of Dispensing Medications that Have not Been Reconstituted Accurately
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ (2016 Quarter 3 Data): Depression and Suicidal Behaviors: Exploring the Link with Certain Drugs
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ (2016 Quarter 2 Data): Signals for Liver Failure with Hepatitis C Drugs and Insomnia with a Variety of Drugs
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ (2016 Quarter 1 Data): Lessons Learned from Withdrawal of Zecuity Ppatch and Patient Difficulties Using Tanzeum pen
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ Latest Edition: Cancer Risks with Biological Products for Psoriasis and Sudden Hearing Loss with Tadalafil and Sildenafil
In this month's issue: Government and Industry Fail to Protect the Public when They Suggest “Carefully Following Instructions” is Enough to Prevent Vaccine Errors
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ 2015 Quarter 1 and 2 Report: Focus on a New Sleep Medication, Changing Opioid Use, and New Diabetes Medications