In its 2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report, ECRI (Emergency Care Research Institute) put cybersecurity attacks on top of the list, according to an article on the Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare website.
The threat of hackers targeting remote access to healthcare systems as named the most pressing issue.
Other hazards include the following:
• “Clean” mattresses that retain blood and other body fluids after cleaning
• Improper cleaning of electrical equipment can result in equipment malfunction, damage, or fireSee the latest posts on our homepage