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ECRI Supports IHI Declaration to Advance Patient Safety

ECRI announces its unity with the United States’ top safety experts in calling for a total systems approach to safety, a theme that was the central focus at the May Institute for Healthcare Improvement Patient Safety Congress. Read More …

McLaren Northern Michigan Wins Award for Integration of Patient-Care Technologies

ECRI named McLaren Northern Michigan the winner of its 16th-annual Health Technology Excellence Award for its innovative integration of patient-care technologies into new hospital construction. McLaren facilitated collaboration among Read More …

ECRI Opens New Global Headquarters in Philadelphia Region

ECRI’s new global headquarters and medical device evaluation laboratory is open and located on a 24-acre campus near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The independent nonprofit organization, founded more than 50 years ago, has evolved the scope of its capabilities with data-rich, cloud-based patient safety and technology solutions, partnering with hospitals and health systems in every state in the U.S. Read More …

ECRI Recognizes 12 U.S. Health Systems for Excellence in Supply Chain Practices

ECRI, an independent, nonprofit health services organization that provides technology solutions and evidence-based guidance to healthcare decision makers worldwide, announces the winners of its tenth annual Healthcare Read More …

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 …

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