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November 21, 2018: Opportunity to Pilot a Novel MSSA with a Focus on "Never Events"

ISMP Canada and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute are calling for teams from hospitals, ambulatory care centres and long-term care homes to pilot a novel Medication Safety Self-Assessment (MSSA) during the months of December 2018 and January 2019. This new assessment program highlights the five pharmaceutical "never events" included in the Never Events for Hospitals in Canada Report as well as safety strategies to prevent other critical incidents with high-alert medications.  Read more ...