ISMP National Medication Errors Reporting Program

Reporting a Medication Adverse Event to ISMP
As a Patient Safety Organization (PSO)

Thank you for your willingness to report a medication adverse event to ISMP as a PSO. When reporting the event:

  • Tell us the story of what went wrong or could go wrong, the causes or contributing factors, how the event or condition was discovered or intercepted, and the actual or potential outcome of the involved patient(s). 
  • Be sure to include the names, dosage forms, and dose/strength of all involved products. For product-specific concerns (e.g., labeling and packaging risks), please include the manufacturer.
  • Share your recommendations for error prevention.
  • If possible, submit associated materials (e.g., photographs of products, containers, labels, de-identified prescription orders) that help support the report being submitted.

Click here to learn more about reporting an adverse event to ISMP as a PSO.

Please complete the form below and click on the “Submit” button to report a medication adverse event to ISMP as a PSO.

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Error Description: Please describe the incident as best you can. This information will be handled in confidence.

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