Matthew GrissingerDirector | Horsham, Pennsylvania
Matthew Grissinger is the Director of Error Reporting Programs at ISMP as well as the Manager of Medication Safety Analysis for the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (Pa-PSA). He is a frequent speaker on pharmacy topics and current issues in medication safety. He has published numerous articles in the pharmacy literature, including regular columns in P and T and the PSA Patient Safety Advisory and is a journal reviewer for Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, and Annals of Internal Medicine. Mr. Grissinger serves on the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP), the National Quality Form (NQF) Common Formats Expert Panel, the Editorial Board for PandT, the Faculty Advisory Board for the Pharmacy Learning Network (PLN) and the Publications Advisory Board for Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses. He also served on the United States Pharmacopeia’s (USP) Safe Medication Use Expert Committee from 2005-2010, the FDA Proprietary Name Review Concept Paper workshop panel in 2008 and the Naming, Labeling, and Packaging Practices to Minimize Medication Errors workshop panel in 2010. Mr. Grissinger received a BS in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and is a fellow of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices as well as the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Prior to joining ISMP, he served as a home care and long-term care pharmacy surveyor for the Joint Commission.