ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®

Consumer Safe Medicine

​Protect yourself and your loved ones from medication errors with a newsletter written just for you

In 2023, we will phase out the production of ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Safe Medicine. Therefore, we will not be accepting new subscriptions or renewals, effective immediately.

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The ISMP Medication Safety Alert!® Safe Medicine is unique among consumer health education newsletters because it focuses on the prevention of medication errors. Every other month, Safe Medicine  teaches consumers how to become active partners with their healthcare practitioners and take a leading role in preventing medication errors.

Healthcare organizations, health insurers, physician practices, pharmacies, and other organizations are encouraged to purchase the content to share with their patients and employees. Safe Medicine adds value to your organization's existing health education program by supplying much-needed information about a critical issue in healthcare -- medication errors

Benefits of a subscription

  • Easy-to-read articles presented in just two to three pages
  • Available in a convenient electronic format
  • Provides practical advice from the most trusted source of information about preventing mistakes with medicines

The Safe Medicine newsletter can be distributed by:

  • Ambulatory healthcare facilities
  • Clinics
  • Business coalitions
  • Employers
  • Health insurance companies
  • Physician practices
  • Pharmacies 
  • Other organizations

Subscription Options

Six (6) issues per year distributed bi-monthly via email. 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. 

To purchase a subscription for your employeescontact ISMP for pricing.


Browse Issues

This issue's featured article: Excuse Me, I Think There is an Error with My Prescription: Pharmacy Staff Should Respond with Honesty, Compassion, and Respect