The top 10 patient safety concerns of 2019

Written by Shayna Korol | March 14, 2019 | Print  |

The ECRI Institute released a list of the top 10 patient safety concerns for 2019.

The top 10 concerns:

1. Diagnostic stewardship and test result management using EHRs

2. Antimicrobial stewardship in physician practices and aging services

3. Burnout

4. Patient safety concerns involving mobile health

5. Reducing discomfort with behavioral health

6. Detecting changes in a patient's condition

7. Developing and maintaining skills

8. Early recognition of sepsis across the continuum

9. Infections from peripherally inserted IV lines

10. Standardizing safety efforts across large health systems

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