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ECRI’s Top 10 Technology Hazards for 2015
Patient safety organization ECRI Institute has released its annual report examining the biggest technology hazards faced by healthcare providers--and their patients. The top 10 list for 2015 includes four holdovers from 2014 that remain serious threats, and six other hazards that now warrant inclusion. The holdovers are alarms, data integrity, inadequate reprocessing of instruments and robotic surgery. The 30-page report includes detailed explanations and mitigation recommendations for each hazard. (Photo: Fotolia)