Saturday, August 20, 2016

Institute For Safe Medication Practices

• Collect and analyze reports of medication-related hazardous conditions, near-misses, errors, and other adverse drug events.

• Disseminate timely medication safety information, risk-reduction tools, and error-prevention strategies.

• Educate the healthcare community and consumers about safe medication practices.

• Collaborate with other patient safety organizations, educational institutions, governmental agencies and other healthcare stakeholders.

• Advocate the adoption of safe medication standards by accrediting bodies, manufacturers, policy makers, regulatory agencies, and standards-setting organizations.

• Conduct research to provide evidence-based safe medication practices.