Insurers

As an organization that works with employers, individual consumers, and healthcare professionals to pay for healthcare services or offer professional liability insurance, there are increasing demands on you to play a greater role in preventing medication errors. Whether you are a public insurer, private insurer, or pharmacy benefit management company, ISMP’s many resources can help you keep your members safe.

The featured offerings will connect you to a wide range of ISMP educational programs, consulting services, publications, expert speakers, and more that will enhance your ability to reduce risk and maximize value for your services. 

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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This month's main topic: IV Push Gap Analysis Tool (GAT) Helps Uncover National Priorities for Safe Injection Practices
This month's main topic: A Lot Happens When You Report a Hazard or Error to ISMP – There’s No “Black Hole” Here!
This month's main topic: Another Round of the Blame Game: A paralyzing Criminal Indictment that Recklessly “Overrides” Just Culture
This month's main topic: Published Review of Independent Double Checks Shouldn’t Dissuade Providers from Using Them Judiciously
This month's main topic: Independent Double Checks: Worth the Effort if Used Judiciously and Properly
This week's featured article: QuarterWatchTM (includes data from Quarter 3, 2018): Focus on Three Psychoactive Drugs: Gabapentin, Pregabalin, and Pimavanserin
This week's featured article: Partnering with Families and Patient Advocates: Another Line of Defense in Adverse Event Surveillance
This week's featured article: QuarterWatchTM (includes new data from Quarter 2, 2019): Methotrexate Errors, Trends Among Addictive Drugs, and Underreporting of Serious Events
This week's featured article: QuarterWatchTM (includes new data from Quarter 4, 2018 and Quarter 1, 2019): Focus on Four New Drugs: Xofluza, Aimovig, Ajovy, and Emgality
This week's featured article: As Approval of Medical Cannabis Spreads State by State, Product Labeling Improvements Are a Must
This week's featured article: SPEAK UP for Medication Safety: September 17, 2019 The First World Health Organization World Patient Safety Day