News and Press

Safe medication practices depend on communication within the healthcare community, including patients and their families. ISMP is at the forefront of medication error reporting and guidance on safe medication practices,  and is often cited in the media as a reputable resource for current information and emerging trends. ISMP's News and Press Center includes news releases, blog posts, statements and other communications. 

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ECRI Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) announce the successful completion of their plans to join forces. Effective today, ISMP is an ECRI Institute affiliate. By joining together, the two patient safety leaders have created one of the largest healthcare quality and
This video interview and article appeared on the Pharmacy Practice News website on December 11, 2019.
As this year’s flu season is underway, and vaccination programs are seeking to achieve high immunization coverage, more needs to be done to reduce the risk of vaccination errors. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) recently released its 2017-2018 Biannual Report of the ISMP National