Institute for Safe Medication Practices

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Institute for Safe Medication Practices

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ISMP

A nonprofit organization devoted to the prevention of errors in medication and to the use of safe medications. It disseminates information about adverse drug events to health care professionals, institutions, and the public. It also operates the Medication Errors Reporting System. Website: www.ihi.org
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Based on recommendations from the ISMP, the team defined a small group of "high-risk" medications for errors and monitored their prescribing habits in real time.
Neighbourhood Pharmacies has worked closely with ISMP and PHS to provide member organizations with the handout to enable quality patient care and outcomes.
Alcalase protease was used for the hydrolysis of isolated soybean meal protein (ISMP).
Medicamentos potencialmente perigosos de uso hospitalar e ambulatorial--listas atualizadas 2015: ISMP; 2015 [citado em 17 jan 2017]; Disponivel em: http://www.ismp-brasil.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/V4N3.pdf
One-third reported not questioning an order they felt uncomfortable about, and half were pressured to accept, dispense, and administer a medication despite concerns (ISMP, 2004b).
The Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) conducted a survey in 2003 which revealed that 40% of clinicians remained silent during patient care events rather than question a practitioner known for intimidation.
Epinephrine is listed as a high alert drug, and requires mathematical protection techniques to ensure accuracy (ISMP, 2011).
Med-ERRS is the only medication safety company “born” from a safety organization, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) who operates the National Medication Errors Reporting Program (ISMP MERP).
Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), the Canadian Nurses Association, the Canadian Pharmacists Association, the Canadian Medical Association, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP), the Victorian Order of Nurses and the Best Medicines Coalition have previously joined together to support development of MyMedRec apps for the iPhone and Blackberry 10.
See also INSTITUTE FOR SAFE MEDICATION PRACTICES, GRAY MARKET, BLACK heart: Pharmaceutical gray market finds a disturbing niche during the drug SHORTAGE CRISES (2011) [hereinafter ISMP 2011] available at http://www.ismp.org/Newsletters/ acutecare/showarticle.asp?ID=3 (last visited Oct.