This Top 10 list was developed under the shadow of the most significant healthcare challenge of our time, the COVID-19 pandemic. During this global public health emergency, healthcare workers have stepped up to devise new processes, often in the face of significant adversity, to provide the level of care that their patients deserved. The safe use of health technology—from simple devices to complex information systems—requires identifying possible sources of danger or difficulty with those technologies and taking steps to minimize the likelihood that adverse events will occur. This list will help healthcare facilities do that.
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