Health care staffing shortages and the mental health of health care workers are key impediments to quality health care in 2022. According to a recent study, the challenges existed in years pervious, but have been exacerbated by the pandemic. The findings were reported by ECRI, which compiles an annual list of the top 10 problems affecting consumer safety in health care settings. The problems can be due to worker factors, consumer-related factors, and systemic factors. The ranking is based on ECRI’s review of studies, consumer safety events or concerns reported to or investigated by ECRI, client search requests . . .
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