In an effort to provide the healthcare industry with information regarding safety topics that warrant the attention of facilities and providers, ECRI Institute publishes an annual list: Top Ten Health Technology Hazards. The 2019 list, available here, “represents problems that can be avoided or risks that can be minimized through careful management of technologies.”
Diagnostic error, opioid safety and care coordination top ECRI Institute’s 2018 list of “Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations.”
ECRI Institute’s annual top 10 list of patient safety concerns may be used to conduct patient safety discussions, set priorities and target areas for improvement.
Mistaken identity compromises patient safety, and MLMIC wants to alert policyholders to the need for protocols that can prevent such errors.