ECRI Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns – Center Sees Similarities

May 13, 2014    |   By: Calevir

The ECRI Institute has published a report on the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns, concerns also seen from PSO participant reporting to the Center:     Health information technology data integrity, coordination of care, test result errors, drug shortages, management of behavioral health patients in acute care, mislabeled specimens, retained objects and fragments, patient falls while toileting, monitoring for respiratory depression in patients taking opioids and reprocessing of endoscopes and surgical instruments. A download of the report, a slideshow and poster are available after registering on the ECRI Website.


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