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The Case for Medication Safety Officers (MSO).

Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2018.

Medication safety is a concern in various settings across an organization. This white paper discusses the role of a medication safety officer to oversee reporting and analysis of medication errors and coordinate improvement efforts. Responsibilities of a medication officer include serving as a champion, advocating for safety interventions, and helping implement system changes.