EHS’s Commitment to Patient Safety: Navigating Healthcare Challenges Together

Patient safety remains a top priority in the ever-evolving healthcare landscape. As we observe Patient Safety Awareness Week 2024, EHS reaffirms its dedication to upholding the highest standards in patient safety.

The Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2024, as highlighted by ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), shed light on the multifaceted challenges confronting healthcare organizations today.

From the transition of newly trained clinicians into practice to the ongoing challenges of preventing patient falls these concerns underscore the complexity of ensuring patient safety. At EHS, we understand that addressing these concerns demands a comprehensive approach. By examining all system elements, we can identify vulnerabilities and implement proactive solutions. As we commemorate Patient Safety Awareness Week, let us reaffirm our dedication to safeguarding the well-being of patients and healthcare professionals alike. Together, we can navigate the complexities of the healthcare landscape and foster a culture of safety and excellence.

We encourage you to explore ECRI’s recently published Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2024 Special Report. Drawing on evidence-based research and expert insights, this report is a comprehensive guide for adopting proactive strategies to mitigate risks and enhance healthcare outcomes.

Click here to learn more about the TOP 10 Patient Safety Concerns 2024 from the ECRI website.

Complete List of Patient Safety Concerns for 2024

  1. Challenges transitioning newly trained clinicians from education into practice.
  2. Workarounds with barcode medication administration systems.
  3. Barriers to accessing maternal and perinatal care.
  4. Unintended consequences of technology adoption.
  5. Decline in physical and emotional well-being of healthcare workers.
  6. Complexity of preventing diagnostic error.
  7. Providing equitable care for people with physical and intellectual disabilities.
  8. Delays in care resulting from drugs, supply, and equipment shortages.
  9. Misuse of parenteral syringes to administer oral liquid medications.
  10. Ongoing challenges with preventing patient falls.
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