January 19, 2023

ECRI lists Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2023

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

ECRI on January18 published its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report for 2023, which includes:

  1. Gaps in recalls for at-home medical devices
  2. Defective single-use medical devices
  3. Automated dispensing cabinet overrides
  4. Undetected venous needle dislodgement
  5. Cybersecurity risks associated with cloud-based clinical systems
  6. Inflatable pressure infusers
  7. Confusion about ventilator cleaning and disinfection requirements
  8. Common misconceptions about electrosurgery
  9. Overuse of cardiac telemetry
  10. Underreporting device-related issues.

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