ISMP October Newsletter

November 1, 2015

Log in to the www.340BPVP.com secure site for access to this exclusive publication of the peer-reviewed newsletter published by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). Once you log in, navigate to the PVP Notifications tab of the top main navigation bar, and from the drop-down menu, click on "ISMP." In this month's issue:

  • Severe harm and death associated with medication errors and drug-drug interactions involving low-dose methotrexate
  • Look-alike names—ribavirin and riboflavin
  • Health Alert! Hepatitis C treatments Viekira Pak and Technivie
  • Look-alike bottles
  • CDC issues core elements for antibiotic prescriptions for nursing homes
  • Continuous quality improvement and patient safety organizations