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Jeffrey Blum Joins ECRI Institute’s Applied Solutions Group

Jeffrey Blum has joined the ECRI Institute’s Applied Solutions Group as a senior associate/medical equipment planning. With over 25 years of industry experience, he has demonstrated success in leading healthcare planning projects and managing Read More …

New Independent Budgeting Service Helps Hospital Leaders Stretch Complex Medical Technology Budgets

CapitalNavigator, a new capital budgeting service from ECRI Institute, simplifies and expedites the decision-making process for planning medical technology purchases and projects at hospitals and health systems. Read More …

Alarms, Health IT and Patient Violence Lead ECRI Institute’s 2015 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct initiatives can be daunting. To help organizations decide where to focus their efforts, ECRI Institute has compiled its second annual list of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. Read More …

ECRI Institute’s Alarm Safety Handbook Helps Hospitals Minimize a Top Threat to Patient Safety

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Widespread. Threatening to patients. Difficult to eliminate. Characteristics of a deadly new disease? Not quite. The issue is alarm hazards—the No. 1 danger on ECRI Institute’s 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list. Read More …

ECRI Institute Launches Online Infection Control Course to Improve Healthcare Construction Safety

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Renovation and construction projects in healthcare environments pose unique infection control challenges for contractors and workers. ECRI Institute recognizes that taking the construction worker away from the field for training is costly and can delay project schedules. Read More …

Health IT, Care Coordination and Drug Shortages Lead ECRI Institute’s 2014 List of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct initiatives can be daunting. To help organizations decide where to focus their efforts, ECRI Institute has compiled its first annual list of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. Read More …

ECRI Institute Releases Top 10 Health Technology Hazards Report for 2014

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Each year, ECRI Institute offers an invaluable patient safety service to the healthcare community. The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-related adverse events.   Read More …

Methodist Hospital of Southern California Cybersecurity Program Captures ECRI Institute’s 2013 Award

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — ECRI Institute recently announced Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Arcadia, Calif., as the winner of its 8th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award. The award recognizes an outstanding initiative undertaken by an ECRI Institute member healthcare institution that improves patient safety, Read More …

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