ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®


A valuable resource to reduce medication error risk in outpatient settings

The ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®Community/Ambulatory Care is a 4-5 page digital newsletter, published monthly for healthcare practitioners in ambulatory settings, including community pharmacies, outpatient clinics, physician offices, and state institutions.

Who reads this newsletter?

  • Community/ambulatory care pharmacists
  • Pharmacy managers and executives
  • Pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy staff
  • Physicians and nurses in ambulatory practice
  • Anyone concerned with medication safety

Subscription Information

  • Twelve (12) issues per year
  • One-year subscription rate: $64.00
  • Distributed via email on a monthly basis
  • Special pricing for group purchases; contact ISMP 

View a sample newsletter here.

Browse Issues

This month's main topic: Get the Mix Right! Improve Processes to Reduce the Risk of Dispensing Medications that Have not Been Reconstituted Accurately
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ (2016 Quarter 3 Data): Depression and Suicidal Behaviors: Exploring the Link with Certain Drugs
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ (2016 Quarter 2 Data): Signals for Liver Failure with Hepatitis C Drugs and Insomnia with a Variety of Drugs
This month's main topic: QuarterWatch™ (2016 Quarter 1 Data): Lessons Learned from Withdrawal of Zecuity Ppatch and Patient Difficulties Using Tanzeum pen