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Whether you have experienced a medication error in your organization or you are proactively implementing prevention strategies, you are not alone. Thousands of organizations worldwide have relied on ISMP's resources for institutional change to reduce errors on a daily basis. These resources are developed from ISMP's review of reports through its national error reporting programs, peer-reviewed articles in its publications, and/or consensus gathering summits on topics pertinent to specific errors  or hazards. ISMP offers a wide range of downloadable and easy to use resources. Many are free.

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This list includes look-alike and sound-alike name pairs. Use this list to determine which medications require special safeguards to reduce the risk of errors and minimize harm.
Beyond Blame is a must-see for all who are responsible for patient care. The award-winning DVD introduces viewers to “Just Culture,” a way of thinking that fixes problems rather than assigning fault.
Video - Beyond Blame Documentary (DVD): $47.00
In academic teaching hospitals, medical residents typically enter most of the medication orders for patients using electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) systems. However, little is known about the association between the residents’ level of training and the frequency of medication prescribing...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved LUMOXITI (moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk) injection in September 2018. Lumoxiti is a CD22-directed cytotoxin indicated for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory hairy cell leukemia who received at least two prior systemic therapies...
Electronic health records (EHRs), electronic prescribing (e-prescribing), and other health information technology (HIT)-related tools are a mainstay in healthcare, and their introduction has brought about significant changes in how medications are prescribed, dispensed, and administered. If the...