ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®

Acute Care

A valuable resource to reduce medication error risk in your hospital

The ISMP Medication Safety Alert!® Acute Care is a 4-5 page digital newsletter, published every two weeks for hospital healthcare professionals.  Practitioners are encouraged to share this publication at committee meetings to initiate conversations about preventing similar errors within their organizations.

Who reads this newsletter? 

  • Directors of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Medication and Patient Safety Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Anyone concerned with medication safety

Subscription Information

  • Twenty-five (25) issues per year
  • One-year subscription rate: $195.00
  • Distributed via email on a bi-weekly basis
  • Special pricing for group purchases; contact ISMP 
  • One-year subscriptions start from the date of purchase. You will be granted access to issues released after date of purchase for one year. This does not include access to back issues.


One-year subscription: $195.00

Browse Issues

This week's feature article: Part 1: Results of Survey on Pediatric Medication Safety; More is needed to protect hospitalized children from medication errors
This week's featured article: QuarterWatch™ (2014 Quarter 2) Zolpidem and canagliflozin safety signals, thousands of incomplete rosiglitazone reports
This week's featured article: Recommendations for practitioners to prevent vaccine errors Part 2: Analysis of ISMP Vaccine Errors Reporting Program (ISMP VERP)