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Quantros and ISMP to Partner on PSO Initiatives
Date:12/9/2008

Relationship will provide Content and Services for Quantros Patient Safety Center Participants and for Affiliated Partners using the Quantros PSO Manager Technology Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantros, a leading provider of safety, quality, and compliance solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced an alliance with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) to provide consultative services and knowledge content in the area of medication errors prevention in conjunction with the Patient Safety Organization (PSO) initiative. Both Quantros and ISMP have received federal certification to operate as PSOs. Under this agreement healthcare providers using the Quantros Patient Safety Center as their PSO, and those using the Quantros PSO Manager Technology Platform, will receive access to medication error guidance, service offerings, content, and ongoing research for medication error safety improvement.

"ISMP has long been recognized as a thought leader in the fight against preventable medication errors and medication safety advocacy," commented Dr. Sanjaya Kumar, President and CMO for Quantros. "This relationship will provide valuable resources in the area of medication errors to complement Quantros clinical resources and knowledge content. Those using Quantros via the Quantros Patient Safety Center or in conjunction with one of our partners are the real benefactors of this agreement."

Dr. Michael R. Cohen, president of ISMP, noted, "Quantros has long provided highly regarded, clinically-based software solutions for preventing medical errors that have helped hospitals improve patient safety. This new partnership will ensure that those organizations using Quantros solutions for PSO activities have excellent joint resources in the area of medication error prevention and safe practices."

One third of all reported preventable medical errors are medication related. This partnership will ensure those using Quantros as their PSO solution have the ability to use the latest methodologies and research for their medication safety improvement efforts.

About Quantros

Quantros provides real-time solutions for safety and risk management, outcomes and performance monitoring, accreditation and compliance, and surveillance and decision support for leading healthcare providers throughout the nation. Quantros' web delivered applications provide a standard platform that creates actionable knowledge that helps its clients save lives, improve quality, and conserve assets. Through a variety of direct sales and vendor partners, more than 2,000 healthcare facilities use Quantros' web-based technology solutions every day.

Quantros team members include physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals as well as an experienced team of information technology specialists. Visit Quantros on the web at www.quantros.com.

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices is a nonprofit organization recognized worldwide as an educational resource for understanding and preventing medication errors. It represents more than 30 years of experience in helping keep patients safe, and continues to lead efforts to improve the medication use process. Working with health care practitioners and institutions, regulatory and accrediting agencies, consumers, professional organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and others, ISMP also provides timely, accurate medication safety information to the healthcare community, policy makers, and the general public. ISMP is a federally certified patient safety organization (PSO). For more information on ISMP and their safety efforts, visit the Institute's web sites at www.ismp.org and www.consumermedsafety.org.


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