Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), based in suburban Philadelphia, is the nation’s only 501c (3) nonprofit organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. ISMP represents over 35 years of experience in helping healthcare practitioners keep patients safe, and continues to lead efforts to improve the medication use process. The organization is known and respected worldwide as the premier resource for impartial, timely, and accurate medication safety information.
Our Mission is to advance patient safety worldwide by empowering the healthcare community, including consumers, to prevent medication errors.
Our Vision is to be the premier independent, patient safety organization leading the effort to prevent medication errors and adverse drug events.