Top 10 medical technology hazards

Any of the items on this list could be deadly

ECRI 2015 top medical technology hazards

ECRI Institute has released its 2016 roster of worst technology hazards. The goal of the annual list, say ECRI leaders, is to inform healthcare facilities about important safety issues involving the use of medical devices and systems.

In an incident at UCLA Medical Center in February 2015, for instance, at least two patients died, and 179 were exposed to superbug CRE, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea.

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