Infections from Flexible Endoscopes Cited as No. 1 Health Tech Hazard

Failure to adequately pre-clean flexible endoscopes before they’re sterilized heads the list of the “Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2016,” as determined by ECRI Institute, which publishes an annual list of top 10 health technology hazards. Download the list for free here, which includes an overview of each hazard.

Source: Outpatient Surgery