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Top 10 Healthcare IT Hazards

1. Alarm hazards. 
The report describes an initiative at Johns Hopkins in which a study of all the different alarms resulted in a modification of alarm thresholds to reduce the "non-actionable, clinically insignificant alarms," by 43%.  Alarm hazards has been in ECRI's top 10 hazards list's first or second place for the last three years.

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