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Leading the effort to prevent medication errors and adverse drug events

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A Safer World by Preventing Medication Errors

For over 30 years, ISMP has been a global leader in patient safety. We are the first non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of safe medication practices. Research, education, and advocacy are the foundation of everything we do, and our strong collaborative relationships have enabled us to help protect millions of patients.

consulting

Address medication error risk in your organization

Whether you are an individual healthcare practitioner or represent a large multi-site healthcare enterprise, ISMP Consulting Services can provide you with unbiased analysis, a customized roadmap, and ongoing guidance for significantly reducing and preventing medication errors in your organization. 

education

Ensure your staff has essential medication safety knowledge

With healthcare changing so rapidly, it is often difficult to stay abreast of current safety issues. As a global leader in medication safety education, ISMP provides innovative programs for all staff involved in the medication use process.

Newsletters

Subscribe to the leading source of medication error information and guidance

ISMP's newsletters are intended for all healthcare practitioners in all types of settings. Fueled by the thousands of error reports which are received through the National Medication Errors Reporting Program (MERP) and National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program (VERP), ISMP is uniquely able to rapidly publish strategies for decreasing medication error risk.

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Memberships

Evaluate and develop patient safety, quality, and risk management activities

ISMP Memberships provide actionable guidance and practical strategies to reduce the risk of medication and vaccine errors. They are designed to help pharmacists, risk managers, patient/medication safety officers, and quality directors develop and evaluate their patient safety, quality, and risk management activities.

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REPORT ERRORS TO IMPROVE SAFETY

You can make a difference. Providing ISMP with details about medication and vaccine errors helps identify the causes and contributing factors and protect patients from similar mistakes in the future.  

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About ISMP

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