MSOS News

MSOS Membership Meeting and Reception Location at ASHP Medication Safety Collaborative in Denver

The location of the MSOS membership meeting at the ASHP Medication Safety Collaborative in Denver CO is Room 110 in the Colorado Convention Center on Sunday, June 7 from 12:30-1:30pm. The MSOS reception is on Monday, June 8 from 5:30-6:30pm will be located at Maggiano's Italian Restaurant (bar area) at 500 16th St., #150 (Denver Pavillions - a few blocks from the convention center), Denver, CO. Free cocktails and hors d'oeuveres will be served. Hope to see you at both events. 

MSOS Collaborating Partner of 2015 ASHP Medication Safety Collaborative

Once again, MSOS is a collaborating partner (along with ISMP) in the 2015 ASHP Medication Safety Collaborative, this year at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver CO from June 6-10, 2015. This unique track is dedicated to medication safety, and is a “must” for all medication safety officers and those interested in medication safety. In fact, it is a meeting for the entire patient safety team. Similar to last year, MSOS will be having a membership business meeting on Sunday, June 7th  from 12:30 to 1:30pm, and a MSOS membership reception on Monday, June 8th from 5:30 pm to 6:30pm (locations to be announced), so mark your calendar and plan on being there.

Don't Miss the March 31st ISMP Fellowship Deadline

ISMP’s Safe Medication Management Fellowships are unique 12-month learning experiences beginning each July that engage select professionals in the Institute’s efforts to improve error prevention and safe medication use. One fellowship is conducted exclusively at ISMP and the other is half at ISMP and half at the FDA. Applications for 2015-2016 fellowships are due March 31, 2015. www.ismp.org/profdevelopment/managementfellowship.asp and www.ismp.org/profdevelopment/fdaismpfellowship.asp

2014 Drug Shortages Summit Results Released

The 2014 Drug Shortages Summit organized by the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), and The Pew Charitable Trusts, recently released its results.  For a copy of the press release see: www.ismp.org/pressroom/PR20150205.pdf.  For a copy of the summit findings see: www.ashp.org/DocLibrary/Policy/DrugShortages/2014-Drug-Shortages-Summit.pdf 

The mission of the Medication Safety Officers Society (MSOS) is to advance and encourage excellence in safe medication use by providing communication, leadership, direction, and education among its members.

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