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Missing EHR Data Rises to Top 10 List of Medical Technology Hazards to Patient Safety Missing

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This is a summary of the ECRI Institute’s top ten list of healthcare technology hazards that cause the most ADEs or near misses that jeopardize patient safety. This year the report delved into EHR-related issues, such as mismatched patient record data, missing or delayed access to data, clock synchronization errors, mistaken default values being used, inconsistent paper and electronic record data, and outdated information inserted into the EHR.