Benefits & Resources

Through CMIRPS, some of Canada’s most highly regarded organizations committed to patient safety are working together to support your efforts to enhance the safety of the medication system.

The CMIRPS partner organizations support a safe medication use system for Canadians by:

  • Providing defined channels for the reporting of medication incidents by healthcare facilities, individual practitioners and consumers.
  • Analysing medication incident reports and making recommendations for risk mitigation activities.
  • Developing and broadly disseminating information on preventative measures and best practices for safe medication use, including prescribing, order communication, product labelling, packaging and nomenclature, compounding, dispensing, distribution, administration, and monitoring.
  • Working with stakeholders in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry to address issues related to the naming, packaging and labelling of marketed products in Canada.

Quick Facts:

Learn from the results of analyses of incidents reported through all CMIRPS reporting programs: