Episode 028 - Improving Patient Safety and Working Conditions Part 1 ft. Matthew Grissinger

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This is part one of a discussion with Matthew Grissinger, Director of Education at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). In this episode, Mike and Matthew cover the partnership between NPTA and ISMP and how a survey collecting data regarding burnout and poor working conditions could help improve patient safety in the pharmacy.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • • The partnership between NPTA and ISMP
  • • How staffing shortages, unrealistic workload demands, and burnout can affect patient safety 
  • • Submissions made by pharmacy technicians in the survey
  • • What changes can be made to improve these issues in the pharmacy
  • • How The Great Resignation and #PizzaIsNotWorking is affecting this issue 

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Matthew Grissinger’s LinkedIn

ISMP’s Main Website

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