It's easy to understand how to improve quality & efficiency at your pharmacy
Get a handle on your pharmacy's workflows, risks, and discover opportunities for improvement. APMS provides the tools and the resources to track your errors so that you can zero in on weak spots with corrective training and or new process steps. Understand where to devote resources for staff training and decrease operational costs.

Your Partner in Quality Improvement

The Alliance for Patient Medication Safety (APMS) helps community pharmacies implement and maintain continuous quality improvement programs to comply with health insurance and state and federal requirements, and improve patient care.

Holding Hands

Who We Are

The Alliance for Patient Medication Safety is a federally listed Patient Safety Organization (PSO), which allows our pharmacy members to participate in continuous quality improvement in a safe environment. Pharmacists can share information about trends and best practices associated with dispensing errors or other medication errors with absolute confidentiality. Participating pharmacy members can track and study patient safety data without fear of exposure.

We provide independent, chain, and compounding pharmacies with quality assurance programs. Our tools and programs help with reporting patient safety events, implementing corrective training, and preventing risk.


Why Join APMS?

  • Comply with Quality Assurance requirements found in network contracts, Medicare Part D, and state regulations
  • Protect your patient safety data and quality improvement work
  • Save money by improving workflow and decreasing potential harmful events
  • Establish a strong team oriented patient safety culture

APMS News & Updates

Stay up-to-date with the lastest news and updates direct from Alliance for Patient Medication Safety.

Our Phones Are Down

July 22, 2016

The APMS Office is currently without phone service (rings busy). The phone company has told us that they hope to have power restored by Tuesday July 26th.

Please note that our APMS website, our…


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APMS Offices Are Closed Due to Power

July 20, 2016

APMS offices are closed due to power phone and Internet outage due to storm damage. If you need assistance please email us at info@medicationsafety.org and we will try to answer you back as soon as…


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Alliance for Patient Medication Safety's continued listing as a Patient Safety Organization

March 1, 2016
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has accepted the APMS certifications as a federally listed Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for another three years.

The Patient Safety Act…


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