Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Address
200 Lakeside Drive No 200
Horsham, PA 19044
Contact
Website: http://www.ismp.org
Phone: +1 (215) 947-7797
Nonprofit
NTEE: E057 - Health care
EIN: 23-2757559

Mission

To advance patient safety worldwide by empowering the healthcare community, including consumers, to prevent medication errors. We accomplish this through our interdisciplinary efforts to: Collect and analyze reports of medication-related hazardous conditions, near-misses, errors, and other adverse drug events. Disseminate timely medication safety information, risk-reduction tools, and error-prevention strategies. Educate the healthcare community and consumers about safe medication practices. Collaborate with other patient safety organizations, educational institutions, governmental agencies and other healthcare stakeholders. Advocate the adoption of safe medication standards by accrediting bodies, manufacturers, policy makers, regulatory agencies, and standards-setting organizations. Conduct research to provide evidence-based safe medication practices.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1994
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area6162
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$747,615.00$741,701.00$734,778.00$710,365.00$689,130.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,279,017.00$1,390,187.00$1,369,656.00$1,246,821.00$1,318,214.00
Number of employees3433333435
Number of people compensated >$100k89989
Number of volunteers2323232324
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Baldwin, Gregory
TitleTreasurer - TrusteeTreasurer - TrusteeTreasurer/TrusteeTreasurerTrustee
Name of key/compensated personGregory BaldwinGregory BaldwinGregory BaldwinGregory BaldwinGregory Baldwin
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.000.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bates, David
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personDavid BatesDavid BatesDavid BatesDavid BatesDavid Bates
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cohen, Michael
TitlePresident - TrusteePresident - TrusteePresident - TrusteePresident - TrusteePresident - Trustee
Name of key/compensated personMichael CohenMichael CohenMichael CohenMichael CohenMichael Cohen
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$246,446.00$240,487.00$237,046.00$230,244.00$216,585.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$15,334.00$15,038.00$14,415.00$14,415.00$31,096.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cziraky, Mark
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personMark CzirakyMark CzirakyMark CzirakyMark CzirakyMark Cziraky
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dunsavage, Janice
TitleTrustee- Chairman of BoardTrustee- Chairman of BoardTrustee- Chairman of BoardTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personJanice DunsavageJanice DunsavageJanice DunsavageJanice DunsavageJanice Dunsavage
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org4.004.004.004.004.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Finley, Rebecca
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personRebecca FinleyRebecca FinleyRebecca FinleyRebecca FinleyRebecca Finley
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fricker, Matthew
Title Program DirectorProgram DirectorProgram DirectorProgram Director
Name of key/compensated person Matthew FrickerMatthew FrickerMatthew FrickerMatthew Fricker
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $114,292.00$114,036.00$111,086.00$112,324.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $32,949.00$36,048.00$28,954.00$24,985.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gaunt, Michael
TitleMedication Safety AnalystMedication Safety AnalystMedication Safety Analyst  
Name of key/compensated personMichael GauntMichael GauntMichael Gaunt  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$101,917.00$101,917.00$101,089.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$6,660.00$6,540.00$8,791.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Ghughes, Ronda
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personRonda GHughesRonda GHughes   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Grissinger, Matthew
TitleDir. Error Report. Prgms.Dir. Error Report. Prgms.Dir. Error Report. Prgms.Dir. Error Report. Prgms.Dir. Error Report. Prgms.
Name of key/compensated personMatthew GrissingerMatthew GrissingerMatthew GrissingerMatthew GrissingerMatthew Grissinger
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$122,066.00$122,067.00$121,005.00$116,191.00$113,676.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,928.00$7,819.00$10,019.00$9,989.00$9,868.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Horn, Donna
Title    Dir. Comm. Pharm.
Name of key/compensated person    Donna Horn
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    24.00
Reportable compensation from org    $100,264.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $6,016.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Jenkins, Russell
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personRussell JenkinsRussell JenkinsRussell JenkinsRussell JenkinsRussell Jenkins
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.504.004.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$2,000.00$20,276.00$14,363.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Mandrack, Michelle
TitleDir, Consult. ServicesDir, Consult. ServicesDir, Consult. ServicesDir, Consult. ServicesDir, Consult. Services
Name of key/compensated personMichelle MandrackMichelle MandrackMichelle MandrackMichelle MandrackMichelle Mandrack
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$140,966.00$140,966.00$139,659.00$134,375.00$131,574.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,112.00$9,012.00$11,166.00$11,131.00$10,994.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Martinelli, Lou
Title   Chairman of the Board - TrChairman of the Board - Tr
Name of key/compensated person   Lou MartinelliLou Martinelli
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Martinelli, Louis
Title TrusteeTrustee  
Name of key/compensated person Louis MartinelliLouis Martinelli  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
McGoldrick, Margaret
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personMargaret McGoldrickMargaret McGoldrickMargaret McGoldrickMargaret McGoldrickMargaret McGoldrick
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Michalek, Christina
TitleMedication Safety AnalystMedication Safety AnalystMedication Safety AnalystMedication Safety AnalystMedication Safety Analyst
Name of key/compensated personChristina MichalekChristina MichalekChristina MichalekChristina MichalekChristina Michalek
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$147,534.00$147,534.00$146,091.00$140,636.00$137,917.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,535.00$9,438.00$11,575.00$11,538.00$11,395.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Minniti, Marty
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personMarty MinnitiMarty Minniti   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Paparella, Susan
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice President
Name of key/compensated personSusan PaparellaSusan PaparellaSusan PaparellaSusan PaparellaSusan Paparella
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$153,484.00$153,484.00$151,741.00$146,420.00$143,244.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,994.00$9,903.00$12,026.00$11,989.00$11,831.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Phillips, Donald
TitleTrusteeTrustee   
Name of key/compensated personDonald J M PhillipsDonald J M Phillips   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Simmons, Deborah
Title  TrusteeTrustee 
Name of key/compensated person  Deborah SimmonsDeborah Simmons 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  0.500.50 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Smetzer, Judy
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice President
Name of key/compensated personJudy SmetzerJudy SmetzerJudy SmetzerJudy SmetzerJudy Smetzer
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$162,086.00$164,517.00$153,781.00$149,843.00$151,714.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$14,724.00$10,549.00$36,590.00$29,957.00$27,452.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Thomas, William
Title   TrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated person   William ThomasWilliam Thomas
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
U, David
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personDavid UDavid UDavid UDavid UDavid U
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Vaida, Allan
Title  Exective Vice President  
Name of key/compensated person  Allan Vaida  
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  40.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $203,208.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $38,753.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Vaida, Allen
TitleExecutive Vice PresidentExective Vice President Executive Vice President & SecretaryExecutive Vice President
Name of key/compensated personAllen VaidaAllen Vaida Allen VaidaAllen Vaida
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00 40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$204,518.00$204,923.00 $197,750.00$196,553.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$37,549.00$36,258.00 $32,478.00$33,388.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Villarin, L
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personL Albert Villarin JrL Albert Villarin JrL Albert Villarin JrL Albert Villarin JrL Albert Villarin Jr
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Wolf, Zane
TitleTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrusteeTrustee
Name of key/compensated personZane WolfZane WolfZane WolfZane WolfZane Wolf
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Wolford, G
Title    Treasurer - Trustee
Name of key/compensated person    G Rodney Wolford
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSee Schedule O The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is the nation's only nonprofit, charitable organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. It provides independent, proven recommendations for the safe use of medications to healthcare professionals, government agencies, accrediting organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and consumers.See Schedule O The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is the nation's only nonprofit, charitable organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. It provides independent, proven recommendations for the safe use of medications to healthcare professionals, government agencies, accrediting organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and consumers.See Schedule O The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is the nation's only nonprofit, charitable organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. It provides independent, proven recommendations for the safe use of medications to healthcare professionals, government agencies, accrediting organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and consumers.See Schedule O The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is the nation's only nonprofit, charitable organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. It provides independent, proven recommendations for the safe use of medications to healthcare professionals, government agencies, accrediting organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and consumers.See Schedule O The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is the nation's only nonprofit, charitable organization devoted entirely to medication error prevention and safe medication use. It provides independent, proven recommendations for the safe use of medications to healthcare professionals, government agencies, accrediting organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and consumers.
Program service expenses, total$2,392,065.00$2,549,527.00$2,612,807.00$2,523,468.00$2,332,636.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Consultations:Each year, ISMP provides confidential consulting services to healthcare facilities across the country in a wide range of practice settings, including hospitals and community pharmacies, to help them improve medication safety. Onsite hospital and health system risk assessments by a multidisciplinary team of practitioners result in safe practice recommendations for medication error prevention and follow-up implementation and support services. On an annual basis, these onsite visits directly impact facilities representing more than 5,000 inpatient beds and hundreds of thousands of emergency department visits. In addition, ISMP consultants provide similar assessment and support to outpatient pharmacies nationwide, representing tens of thousands of prescriptions filled each year. Unlike other consultants, ISMP constantly updates its evidenced-based prevention strategies with real-time information gained from ongoing analysis of thousands of reports submitted to its national voluntary error reporting programs.
Program expenses$459,054.00$543,599.00$529,925.00$553,872.00$524,908.00
Program revenue$353,257.00$573,167.00$597,645.00$800,879.00$548,870.00
Program descriptionConsultations:Each year, ISMP provides confidential consulting services to healthcare facilities across the country in a wide range of practice settings, including hospitals and community pharmacies, to help them improve medication safety. Onsite hospital and health system risk assessments by a multidisciplinary team of practitioners result in safe practice recommendations for medication error prevention and follow-up implementation and support services. On an annual basis, these onsite visits directly impact facilities representing more than 5,000 inpatient beds and hundreds of thousands of emergency department visits. In addition, ISMP consultants provide similar assessment and support to outpatient pharmacies nationwide, representing tens of thousands of prescriptions filled each year. Unlike other consultants, ISMP constantly updates its evidenced-based prevention strategies with real-time information gained from ongoing analysis of thousands of reports submitted to its national voluntary error reporting programs.Consultations:Each year, ISMP provides confidential consulting services to healthcare facilities across the country in a wide range of practice settings, including hospitals and community pharmacies, to help them improve medication safety. Onsite hospital and health system risk assessments by a multidisciplinary team of practitioners result in safe practice recommendations for medication error prevention and follow-up implementation and support services. On an annual basis, these onsite visits directly impact facilities representing more than 5,000 inpatient beds and hundreds of thousands of emergency department visits. In addition, ISMP consultants provide similar assessment and support to outpatient pharmacies nationwide, representing tens of thousands of prescriptions filled each year. Unlike other consultants, ISMP constantly updates its evidenced-based prevention strategies with real-time information gained from ongoing analysis of thousands of reports submitted to its national voluntary error reporting programs.Consultations:Each year, ISMP provides confidential consulting services to healthcare facilities across the country in a wide range of practice settings, including hospitals and community pharmacies, to help them improve medication safety. Onsite hospital and health system risk assessments by a multidisciplinary team of practitioners result in safe practice recommendations for medication error prevention and follow-up implementation and support services. On an annual basis, these onsite visits directly impact facilities representing more than 5,000 inpatient beds and hundreds of thousands of emergency department visits. In addition, ISMP consultants provide similar assessment and support to outpatient pharmacies nationwide, representing tens of thousands of prescriptions filled each year. Unlike other consultants, ISMP constantly updates its evidenced-based prevention strategies with real-time information gained from ongoing analysis of thousands of reports submitted to its national voluntary error reporting programs.Consultations:Each year, ISMP provides confidential consulting services to healthcare facilities across the country in a wide range of practice settings, including hospitals and community pharmacies, to help them improve medication safety. Onsite hospital and health system risk assessments by a multidisciplinary team of practitioners result in safe practice recommendations for medication error prevention and follow-up implementation and support services. On an annual basis, these onsite visits directly impact facilities representing more than 5,000 inpatient beds and hundreds of thousands of emergency department visits. In addition, ISMP consultants provide similar assessment and support to outpatient pharmacies nationwide, representing tens of thousands of prescriptions filled each year. Unlike other consultants, ISMP constantly updates its evidenced-based prevention strategies with real-time information gained from ongoing analysis of thousands of reports submitted to its national voluntary error reporting programs.Consultations:Each year, ISMP provides confidential consulting services to healthcare facilities across the country in a wide range of practice settings, including hospitals and community pharmacies, to help them improve medication safety. Onsite hospital and health system risk assessments by a multidisciplinary team of practitioners result in safe practice recommendations for medication error prevention and follow-up implementation and support services. On an annual basis, these onsite visits directly impact facilities representing more than 5,000 inpatient beds and hundreds of thousands of emergency department visits. In addition, ISMP consultants provide similar assessment and support to outpatient pharmacies nationwide, representing tens of thousands of prescriptions filled each year. Unlike other consultants, ISMP constantly updates its evidenced-based prevention strategies with real-time information gained from ongoing analysis of thousands of reports submitted to its national voluntary error reporting programs.
Education:ISMP considers education to be a core component of its mission, and offers a variety of valuable educational resources for healthcare practitioners and consumers, including frequent webinars, continuing education sessions at some of the nation's largest professional meetings, workshops, lectures, posters, videos, and patient brochures. A wide range of free tools for healthcare practitioners, such as lists of high-alert drugs and potentially dangerous abbreviations, are available on www.ismp.org. In addition, ISMP hosts medication safety fellowships and onsite mentoring programs for medication safety officers and international healthcare practitioners. ISMP's consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org, gives individuals the ability to receive customized safety alerts for the medications they, their family members, and their friends take, along with advice from leading safety experts and information and guidelines on safe medication use.
Program expenses$665,005.00$701,666.00$769,754.00$691,180.00$581,416.00
Program revenue$393,648.00$310,033.00$301,732.00$691,231.00$506,680.00
Program descriptionEducation:ISMP considers education to be a core component of its mission, and offers a variety of valuable educational resources for healthcare practitioners and consumers, including frequent webinars, continuing education sessions at some of the nation's largest professional meetings, workshops, lectures, posters, videos, and patient brochures. A wide range of free tools for healthcare practitioners, such as lists of high-alert drugs and potentially dangerous abbreviations, are available on www.ismp.org. In addition, ISMP hosts medication safety fellowships and onsite mentoring programs for medication safety officers and international healthcare practitioners. ISMP's consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org, gives individuals the ability to receive customized safety alerts for the medications they, their family members, and their friends take, along with advice from leading safety experts and information and guidelines on safe medication use.Education:ISMP considers education to be a core component of its mission, and offers a variety of valuable educational resources for healthcare practitioners and consumers, including frequent webinars, continuing education sessions at some of the nation's largest professional meetings, workshops, lectures, posters, videos, and patient brochures. A wide range of free tools for healthcare practitioners, such as lists of high-alert drugs and potentially dangerous abbreviations, are available on www.ismp.org. In addition, ISMP hosts medication safety fellowships and onsite mentoring programs for medication safety officers and international healthcare practitioners. ISMP's consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org, gives individuals the ability to receive customized safety alerts for the medications they, their family members, and their friends take, along with advice from leading safety experts and information and guidelines on safe medication use.Education:ISMP considers education to be a core component of its mission, and offers a variety of valuable educational resources for healthcare practitioners and consumers, including frequent webinars, continuing education sessions at some of the nation's largest professional meetings, workshops, lectures, posters, videos, and patient brochures. A wide range of free tools for healthcare practitioners, such as lists of high-alert drugs and potentially dangerous abbreviations, are available on www.ismp.org. In addition, ISMP hosts medication safety fellowships and onsite mentoring programs for medication safety officers and international healthcare practitioners. ISMP's consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org, gives individuals the ability to receive customized safety alerts for the medications they, their family members, and their friends take, along with advice from leading safety experts and information and guidelines on safe medication use.Education:ISMP considers education to be a core component of its mission, and offers a variety of valuable educational resources for healthcare practitioners and consumers, including frequent webinars, continuing education sessions at some of the nation's largest professional meetings, workshops, lectures, posters, videos, and patient brochures. A wide range of free tools for healthcare practitioners, such as lists of high-alert drugs and potentially dangerous abbreviations, are available on www.ismp.org. In addition, ISMP hosts medication safety fellowships and onsite mentoring programs for medication safety officers and international healthcare practitioners. ISMP's consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org, gives individuals the ability to receive customized safety alerts for the medications they, their family members, and their friends take, along with advice from leading safety experts and information and guidelines on safe medication use.Education:ISMP considers education to be a core component of its mission, and offers a variety of valuable educational resources for healthcare practitioners and consumers, including frequent webinars, continuing education sessions at some of the nation's largest professional meetings, workshops, lectures, posters, videos, and patient brochures. A wide range of free tools for healthcare practitioners, such as lists of high-alert drugs and potentially dangerous abbreviations, are available on www.ismp.org. In addition, ISMP hosts medication safety fellowships and onsite mentoring programs for medication safety officers and international healthcare practitioners. ISMP's consumer website, www.consumermedsafety.org, gives individuals the ability to receive customized safety alerts for the medications they, their family members, and their friends take, along with advice from leading safety experts and information and guidelines on safe medication use.
Publications:ISMP produces five electronic newsletters that collectively reach more than three million readers and are recognized as some of the most timely, comprehensive medical alert systems in the world. The biweekly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care edition provides virtually every U.S. hospital with vital and life-saving information about medication and device errors and adverse drug reactions. The monthly Community/ Ambulatory Care edition and Nurse Advise-ERR newsletters give pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals recommendations that they can use in their own practice settings. The bimonthly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Long-Term Care Advise-ERR provides timely medication safety information to staff working with resident populations that are often elderly, frail, dependent, complex in nature, and fraught with many different illnesses and dysfunctions. Safe Medicine, also published every other month, is the only consumer health newsletter focusing specifically on error prevention. ISMP also publishes educational columns in several healthcare professional journals and publications and comprehensive books on safe medication use for healthcare practitioners.
Program expenses$456,250.00$462,779.00$461,618.00$451,003.00$426,347.00
Program revenue$722,914.00$701,703.00$738,175.00$771,377.00$689,323.00
Program descriptionPublications:ISMP produces five electronic newsletters that collectively reach more than three million readers and are recognized as some of the most timely, comprehensive medical alert systems in the world. The biweekly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care edition provides virtually every U.S. hospital with vital and life-saving information about medication and device errors and adverse drug reactions. The monthly Community/ Ambulatory Care edition and Nurse Advise-ERR newsletters give pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals recommendations that they can use in their own practice settings. The bimonthly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Long-Term Care Advise-ERR provides timely medication safety information to staff working with resident populations that are often elderly, frail, dependent, complex in nature, and fraught with many different illnesses and dysfunctions. Safe Medicine, also published every other month, is the only consumer health newsletter focusing specifically on error prevention. ISMP also publishes educational columns in several healthcare professional journals and publications and comprehensive books on safe medication use for healthcare practitioners.Publications:ISMP produces five electronic newsletters that collectively reach more than three million readers and are recognized as some of the most timely, comprehensive medical alert systems in the world. The biweekly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care edition provides virtually every U.S. hospital with vital and life-saving information about medication and device errors and adverse drug reactions. The monthly Community/ Ambulatory Care edition and Nurse Advise-ERR newsletters give pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals recommendations that they can use in their own practice settings. The monthly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Long-Term Care Advise-ERR provides timely medication safety information to staff working with resident populations that are often elderly, frail, dependent, complex in nature, and fraught with many different illnesses and dysfunctions. Safe Medicine, published every other month, is the only consumer health newsletter focusing specifically on error prevention. ISMP also publishes educational columns in several healthcare professional journals and publications and comprehensive books on safe medication use for healthcare practitioners.Publications:ISMP produces five electronic newsletters that collectively reach more than three million readers and are recognized as some of the most timely, comprehensive medical alert systems in the world. The biweekly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care edition provides virtually every U.S. hospital with vital and life-saving information about medication and device errors and adverse drug reactions. The monthly Community/ Ambulatory Care edition and Nurse Advise-ERR newsletters give pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals recommendations that they can use in their own practice settings. The monthly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Long-Term Care Advise-ERR provides timely medication safety information to staff working with resident populations that are often elderly, frail, dependent, complex in nature, and fraught with many different illnesses and dysfunctions. Safe Medicine, published every other month, is the only consumer health newsletter focusing specifically on error prevention. ISMP also publishes educational columns in several healthcare professional journals and publications and comprehensive books on safe medication use for healthcare practitioners.Publications:ISMP produces five electronic newsletters that collectively reach more than three million readers and are recognized as some of the most timely, comprehensive medical alert systems in the world. The biweekly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care edition provides virtually every U.S. hospital with vital and life-saving information about medication and device errors and adverse drug reactions. The monthly Community/ Ambulatory Care edition and Nurse Advise-ERR newsletters give pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals recommendations that they can use in their own practice settings. The monthly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Long-Term Care Advise-ERR provides timely medication safety information to staff working with resident populations that are often elderly, frail, dependent, complex in nature, and fraught with many different illnesses and dysfunctions. Safe Medicine, published every other month, is the only consumer health newsletter focusing specifically on error prevention. ISMP also publishes educational columns in several healthcare professional journals and publications and comprehensive books on safe medication use for healthcare practitioners.Publications:ISMP produces four electronic newsletters that collectively reach more than three million readers and are recognized as some of the most timely, comprehensive medical alert systems in the world. The biweekly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care edition provides virtually every U.S. hospital with vital and life-saving information about medication and device errors and adverse drug reactions. The monthly Community/ Ambulatory Care edition and Nurse Advise-ERR newsletters give pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals recommendations that they can use in their own practice settings. The monthly ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Long-Term Care Advise-ERR provides timely medication safety information to staff working with resident populations that are often elderly, frail, dependent, complex in nature, and fraught with many different illnesses and dysfunctions. Safe Medicine, published every other month, is the only consumer health newsletter focusing specifically on error prevention. ISMP also publishes educational columns in several healthcare professional journals and publications and comprehensive books on safe medication use for healthcare practitioners.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,323,925.00$3,186,572.00$3,162,609.00$3,444,548.00$2,559,390.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,243,002.00$910,288.00$865,815.00$360,328.00$288,588.00
Investment income, current yr$140,393.00$60,007.00$103,583.00$169,892.00$107,715.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,243,002.00$910,288.00$865,815.00$360,328.00$288,588.00
Total unrelated business revenue$7,500.00$2,600.00$2,700.00$3,900.00$2,000.00
Other revenue, current yr-$28,285.00-$32,365.00-$40,925.00-$39,892.00-$31,280.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$6,500.00$1,600.00$1,700.00$2,900.00$1,000.00
Program service revenue (total)$1,968,815.00$2,248,642.00$2,234,136.00$2,954,220.00$2,194,367.00
Gross receipts$4,195,952.00$3,477,882.00$3,790,936.00$4,602,409.00$3,137,165.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$101,434.00$129,159.00$114,381.00$90,957.00$81,106.00
Revenue from all other contributions$1,141,568.00$781,129.00$751,434.00$269,371.00$207,482.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$74,756.00$69,335.00$63,258.00$65,962.00$62,298.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$28,285.00-$32,365.00-$40,925.00-$39,892.00-$31,280.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,967,827.00$3,102,814.00$3,117,579.00$3,086,706.00$2,883,581.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,392,065.00$2,549,527.00$2,612,807.00$2,523,468.00$2,332,636.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$575,762.00$553,287.00$504,772.00$563,238.00$550,945.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$2,270.00$1,394.00$2,750.00$1,200.00$6,391.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$8,892.00$3,840.00$4,675.00$3,821.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,163,552.00$5,044,381.00$5,226,449.00$5,045,126.00$4,896,629.00
Total assets, beginning of year$5,044,381.00$5,226,449.00$5,045,126.00$4,896,629.00$5,114,094.00
Total liabilities$742,559.00$738,506.00$780,199.00$665,996.00$745,792.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$738,506.00$780,199.00$665,996.00$745,792.00$819,909.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$211,225.00$300,061.00$308,460.00$218,113.00$244,000.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$3,894,786.00$4,076,746.00$4,228,750.00$4,190,767.00$3,944,337.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$526,207.00$229,129.00$217,500.00$188,363.00$206,500.00
Net assets$4,420,993.00$4,305,875.00$4,446,250.00$4,379,130.00$4,150,837.00
Net assets, beginning of year$4,305,875.00$4,446,250.00$4,379,130.00$4,150,837.00$4,294,185.00
Intangible assets$12,207.00$15,963.00$19,719.00  
Other assets$843,314.00$246,889.00$143,303.00$259,299.00$200,163.00
Investments: other securities-$338,548.00$222,045.00$624,683.00$469,214.00$564,465.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$3,083,274.00$2,934,215.00$2,708,140.00$2,399,210.00$2,270,771.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$74,288.00$209,365.00$192,723.00$212,621.00$255,235.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$209,365.00$192,723.00$212,621.00$255,235.00$235,374.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$356,098.00$83,758.00$45,030.00$357,842.00-$324,191.00
Savings & temp cash investment$888,233.00$594,429.00$832,480.00$888,255.00$745,603.00
Accounts receivable, net$294,916.00$454,822.00$292,635.00$459,150.00$447,904.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$13,657.00$25,350.00$30,041.00$58,399.00$41,877.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$254,421.00$288,634.00$300,276.00$247,554.00$231,850.00
Deferred revenue$488,138.00$449,872.00$479,923.00$418,442.00$513,942.00
Total net assets or fund balances$4,420,993.00$4,305,875.00$4,446,250.00$4,379,130.00$4,150,837.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$13,879.00$22,571.00$29,389.00$42,663.00$75,748.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1415131314
Number of independent voting members1313111112
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnel  TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with family memberTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Business transaction with employeeTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Org transacted with controlled entityTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-222017-10-272016-12-142015-08-242014-10-29
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201801849349300310201722369349300887201612239349301396201531829349300708201432559349300238
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