Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2019

Health Data Management, October 2018

 

Health technology—ranging from simple devices to complex information systems—poses unanticipated risks for healthcare organizations. It’s important to identify these risks, understand them and try and correct them.

 

Each year, the ECRI Institute’s Health Devices Group produces a list of the top 10 health technology hazards, identifying potential sources of danger that warrant the most attention for the coming year. “All the items on our list represent problems that can be avoided or risks that can be minimized through the careful management of technologies,” ECRI reports.

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