2020’s Biggest Patient-safety Concerns

ECRI Institute this week released its annual list of the 10 biggest patient-safety concerns in 2020, with misuse of surgical staplers ranking No. 1. Marcus Schabacker, president and CEO of ECRI, said, “Injuries and deaths from the misuse of surgical staplers” were found to be “substantial and preventable.” (Source: HealthLeaders Media, 10/8)