20 Years of Medication Safety Advocacy
Read about NCC MERP's advancements in promoting safe medication use in its
Medication Error Index
Learn how NCC MERP helps the health care industry track and classify medication errors through the Medication Error Index.
Consumer Information for Safe Medication Use
Visit our Consumer Information for Safe Medication Use page to learn how you may help to decrease the number of preventable deaths caused by medication errors.
The National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP) is an independent body composed of 27 national organizations.
In 1995, the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) spearheaded the formation of the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention: Leading national health care organizations are meeting, collaborating, and cooperating to address the interdisciplinary causes of errors and to promote the safe use of medications.
USP is a founding member and the Secretariat for NCC MERP.