Shifa wins Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Cheers Award 2022.
Department of Pharmacy Services, Shifa International Hospital won the Institute of Safe Medical Practices (ISMP) award in recognition of implementation of medication safety strategies. ISMP is the US-based world’s foremost non-profit organization educating the healthcare community and consumers about safe medication practices. The ISMP Cheers Award honors individuals, organizations, and companies that have set a standard of excellence for others to follow in the prevention of medication errors and adverse drug events. Winners are recognized for their positive examples and/or teamwork through their implementation of medication safety strategies.
This year, the award has been granted to Shifa International Hospital for setting up ‘Camera Assisted Verification’ to ensure concurrent, in-process verification of Oncology admixture for the right medicine, right concentration, dose, and right diluent.