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ECRI lists top tech hazards for healthcare

Medical Environment Update, January 1, 2018

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Improperly reprocessed gastrointestinal scopes, subpar disinfection procedures, cybersecurity threats, and flaws in medicine administration systems will continue to threaten safety in U.S. healthcare facilities in 2018, and priority action should be taken to reduce the risk to patients. That’s the opinion of safety advocate ECRI Institute, which has released its annual Top 10 list of health technology hazards.

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