Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2023
March 10, 2023 | Health System Risk Management
This annual report from ECRI and our affiliate, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), identifies serious issues that threaten the safety of patients and healthcare workers when processes and systems are not aligned. The solutions to these challenges are usually complex and require a systems-based approach to eliminate them. The recommendations in this report will help healthcare organizations create organizational resilience to navigate these threats and strive for total systems safety.
The number-one concern on this year’s list recognizes that children and youth are facing a true crisis. The proportion of youth experiencing mental health challenges is high and growing, yet resources and access are limited. The healthcare sector must act now to...