Technology plays a critical role in the medical field. Ongoing research, innovations and inventions in health industry technology can lead to improved care, better communication and new treatments that may be more effective.
However, these advancements are not perfect. In fact, there are a number of ways that technology can prove to be a hazard in hospitals and care facilities and contribute to hospital negligence. According to a recent report by ECRI Institute, there are 10 specific hazards related to technology that everyone should be aware of in the next year.