MSOS News

Post date: 3 days 4 hours ago

ECRI and ISMP have combined websites to provide one unified, streamlined source for safety information. You can still use the www.ismp.org address, and access your newsletter subscriptions through the MyECRI member portal. For detailed information on how to navigate the new website, visit: https://home.ecri.org/blogs/ismp-alerts-and-articles-library/how-to-navi...

Post date: 1 week 4 days ago

Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

Pediatric intravenous continuous infusion medication risk mitigation
Casey Moore, PharmD
Medication Safety Pharmacist- Pediatrics
Cleveland Clinic

Infusion pump interoperability in the ED
Kara Thornton, PharmD, MEd, CCRP
Medication Quality, Performance Improvement, and Safety Pharmacist
University of Virginia Health System

ISMP Update
Rita K. Jew, PharmD, MBA, BCPPS, FASHP
ISMP President

Moderated by E. Robert Feroli, PharmD. This webinar will not include CE credit, but is specifically designed to share ideas and experiences to enhance the knowledge of MSOS members on a variety of current medication safety topics by hearing what individuals have actually done at their organization to resolve specific medication safety issues.

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago

ISMP has released a revised version of its list of error-prone abbreviations, symbols, and dose designations that should NOT be used in verbal, handwritten, or electronic communications. Please review the list to see if your organization’s “Do Not Use” list also requires updating. Visit: www.ismp.org/node/8

Post date: 1 month 2 weeks ago

ISMP recently analyzed 520 transplant medication-related errors reported to identify common themes and develop safe practice recommendations. See the latest newsletter featured article: www.ismp.org/node/130170

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.