Top 10 hospital hazards
Posted on Monday, Nov 05, 2012
Every year, ECRI Institute publishes a list of the 10 most dangerous hospital hazards for patients. This year, James Keller, vice president of health technology evaluation and safety for the Plymouth Meeting, Pa.-based organization, took time to explain the hazards and what patients can do to protect themselves. ECRI compiled the top 10 most dangerous hospital hazards based on severity, commonality and insidiousness. (Captions by Gillian Francella for