ConsumerMedSafety.org is provided to you by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). This unique website is designed to help you, the consumer, avoid mistakes when taking medicines. Preventing medication errors is a huge responsibility that doctors, pharmacists, and nurses take seriously. But you, too, can play a vital role in preventing dangerous errors, and ConsumerMedSafety.org is exactly what you need to protect yourself and your loved ones!
Our Mission is to advance patient safety worldwide by empowering you with the tools needed to prevent dangerous medication errors. Our broad range of evidence-based educational programs and tools provides you with on-going guidance from the most trusted and objective experts in medication safety. We collect and analyze thousands of reports on medication-related hazardous conditions, near-misses, errors, and other adverse drug events to provide the most up-to-date, data-driven information and unbiased guidance available.
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We are dedicated to ensuring a future where patient health is never compromised by medication errors. As the premier medication safety organization, our team of healthcare professionals and experts brings an unmatched level of knowledge and expertise to every aspect of our evidence-based, life-saving work.
As an independent watchdog organization, we receive no advertising revenue and depend entirely on charitable donations, educational grants, memberships, and volunteer efforts. From creating a medication error reporting system that enables individuals and organizations to report errors in real-time to developing patient safety legislation with federal and state policymakers, we have made incredible strides thanks to the generosity of our donors and volunteers. With your help, we will be able to continue our work to keep patients safe and lead efforts to improve the medication use process.
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