The APMS Team
Our Operations Center in Richmond Virginia experiencing some inclement weather that includes several inches of snow. Although it pales in comparison to our friends in the northeast, it is not typical for this region and our response time may be delayed this week. Please bear with us while we work hard to get back to you in a timely fashion.
YOU ARE ALWAYS WATCHING OUT FOR YOUR PATIENTS, WHO IS WATCHING OUT FOR YOU?
We are the Alliance for Patient Medication Safety,a federally listed Patient Safety Organization.
We help you implement and maintain a continuous quality improvement program that offers strong federal protection for your patient safety data and your quality improvement work. Choose our turnkey program or team up with our quality improvement experts to design a program that meets your needs. We offer flexible and powerful tools, ongoing training and support to keep your pharmacy running efficiently and most importantly, to help you keep your patients safe. Work with our PSO to access tools to supply the highest quality and safest care to the people in your community, but also to maintain defenses to keep your quality improvement efforts from being used against you in court.
Please see the services page for additional details.
APMS was established in August 2008 by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) and is listed by AHRQ as a PSO under The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act). The mission of APMS is to encourage a culture of safety by providing recommendations on best practices and workflow processes designed to reduce medication errors, improve medication use and minimize patient risk.