Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns

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COVID-19 fallout pushes some issues to the top of the list.

ECRI, the nation’s largest nonprofit patient safety organization released its list of patient safety concerns. While the list is typically dominated by clinical issues caused by device malfunctions or medical errors, COVID-19 has pushed some new issues to the top of the list.

The top 10 patient safety concerns for 2022 are: