Healthcare Quality & Safety

Learn how USP contributes to healthcare quality and safety through standards of compounding, handling of hazardous drugs, healthcare standards, drug classification, and medication safety and labeling.

From the time a medication is prescribed to the moment it reaches the patient, healthcare providers are expected to deliver optimal, personalized healthcare.

The USP Healthcare Quality and Safety (HQS) Center of Excellence serves as a trusted partner and informational resource for nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals focusing on quality medicines, medication dispensing, medication safety & labeling, and other areas related to patient care and healthcare settings.

HQS creates healthcare standards and solutions that are practical tools that healthcare practitioners can use to help ensure timely decision making and the quality of patient care.

Standards

Compounding and Personalized Medicine

Compounding & Personalized Medicine

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Medication Safety & Labeling

Medication Safety, Nomenclature & Labeling

Medication Safety Nomenclature Labeling

Health IT Solutions

Compounding Compendium & USP <800> HazRx© App

USP Clinical Informatics & Digital Solutions

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Drug Classification Tools & Resources

USP Medicare Model Guidelines  USP Drug Classification

USP News & Resources

USP Education

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HQS Newsletter Archive

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