Acute Care Providers

As an inpatient healthcare provider, you may find it challenging to keep your patients safe from the risk of medication errors.

Whether you are an administrator in the C-Suite or a front-line practitioner, ISMP has resources that will help guide you to identify risk and implement strategies to improve safe medication use. The offerings linked on this page feature ISMP services, programs, and publications for error prevention and risk reduction, including consulting services that can help provide solutions to your safety challenges and expand your knowledge base. 

These resources are built on years of analysis of thousands of real-life error reports by ISMP’s experienced staff, as well as direct visits to hundreds of practices sites. 


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