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ISMP Newsletter for November 15, 2012

(Announcements/Newsletters - Hospital)

2012-11-20
Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D sheakley@musc.edu

The latest ISMP Medication Safety Alert can be found at:

http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/pharmacy_services/divisions/medsafety/ismp.htm

Contents:
- Reduce readmissions with pharmacy programs that focus on transitions from the hospital to the community
- Announcement: New vaccine errors reporting program (ISMP VERP)
- HazardAlert: Potential mix-up between two high-alert drugs could be fatal (Novolog and Nimbex)
- Safety Briefs: Drug names too close for comfort (clobazam and clonazepam)
- Your reports at work: BD syringe tips

Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D
Medication Safety Coordinator
Dept of Pharmacy Services
Medical University of South Carolina
150 Ashley Ave
PO Box 250584
Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-9236
sheakley@musc.edu

171 Ashley Avenue · Charleston SC 29425 · (843) 792-2300