Insurers

As an organization that works with employers, individual consumers, and healthcare professionals to pay for healthcare services or offer professional liability insurance, there are increasing demands on you to play a greater role in preventing medication errors. Whether you are a public insurer, private insurer, or pharmacy benefit management company, ISMP’s many resources can help you keep your members safe.

The featured offerings will connect you to a wide range of ISMP educational programs, consulting services, publications, expert speakers, and more that will enhance your ability to reduce risk and maximize value for your services. 

These resources are built on years of analysis of thousands of real-life error reports by ISMP’s experienced staff, as well as direct visits to hundreds of practices sites. 

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This issue's featured article: Will your child need to take medicine at school? Prepare for the new school year to reduce the risk of errors
This issue's featured article: this issue: Using a Spare Medicine Vial to Hold Multiple Daily Medicines Can Be Dangerous
This month's main topic: Another Round of the Blame Game: A paralyzing Criminal Indictment that Recklessly “Overrides” Just Culture
This month's main topic: Published Review of Independent Double Checks Shouldn’t Dissuade Providers from Using Them Judiciously
This month's main topic: Independent Double Checks: Worth the Effort if Used Judiciously and Properly
This month's main topic: Mix-ups Between Epidural Analgesia and IV Antibiotics in Labor and Delivery Units Continue to Cause Harm
This month's main topic: Common Missteps with Medication Safety: Rolling a Single Dice, Ineffective Strategies, and Unexecuted Action Plans
This month's main topic: Speaking Up about Patient Safety Requires an Observant Questioner and a High Index of Suspicion
This month's main topic: RITUXAN HYCELA and HERCEPTIN HYLECTA Must Be Given Subcutaneously, Despite Large Dose Volumes
This month's main topic: Part II: Survey Results Suggest Action Is Needed to Improve Safety with Adult IV Push Medications
This month's main topic: Errors Due to the Presentation of Results on Accu-Chek Inform II and Possibly Other Glucometers