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Jul 09, 2014, 14:15 ET
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ECRI Institute Launches Online Infection Control Course to Improve Healthcare Construction Safety

Renovation and construction projects in healthcare environments pose unique infection control challenges for contractors and workers. ECRI...

Jun 27, 2014, 10:00 ET
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AAMI, ECRI Institute Report Guides Senior Executives on Meeting Key Healthcare Technology Safety Challenges

 The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and ECRI Institute have joined forces in a first-of-its-kind effort to...

May 28, 2014, 09:16 ET
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ECRI Institute Provides Evidence-based Health Technology Assessment Services to Premier

ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches best approaches to improving patient care, announces its renewed partnership with Premier,...

May 06, 2014, 10:59 ET
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ECRI Institute Releases User Experience Data on Endoscope Reprocessing Systems

ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches best approaches to improving patient care, announces results from its recent user...

Apr 22, 2014, 12:11 ET
Health IT, care coordination, and drug shortages lead ECRI Institute's 2014 List of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns. Free download from ECRI Institute highlights root causes for serious patient safety events. (PRNewsFoto/ECRI Institute)

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

Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct initiatives can be daunting. To help organizations...

Apr 17, 2014, 11:00 ET
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ECRI Institute PSO Study on Lab Test-related Safety Events Finds Most Occurred Outside the Laboratory

Laboratory testing is indispensable to patient care. Although it accounts for only 2% of U.S. healthcare expenditures, laboratory...

Apr 10, 2014, 13:57 ET
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ECRI Institute's Methodology Boot Camp Offers Practical Strategies for Evidence-based Decision Making

Which approaches are best for assessing new and emerging technologies that do not have established track records? What about technologies that are...

Apr 01, 2014, 11:42 ET
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UPDATED: ECRI Institute PSO Convenes First Multi-Stakeholder Collaborative on Health IT Safety

ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO), a leader in analyzing safety data associated with electronic health records, announces the launch...

Mar 31, 2014, 11:00 ET
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ECRI Institute PSO Leads First Multi-Stakeholder Collaborative on Health IT Safety

ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO), a leader in analyzing adverse events, including those associated with electronic health records,...

Feb 17, 2014, 12:16 ET
The 12 winners of ECRI Institute's 2014 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award are Asante, Banner Health, Baylor Scott & White, Broward Health, HealthPartners, Medical University of South Carolina, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Parkland Health & Hospital System, SCM Alliance, UCSF Medical Center, University of Miami Health System, and UR Medicine. The prestigious award honors healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in overall spend management and in adopting best practice solutions in their supply chain. Learn more at www.ecri.org/2014SCAA.  (PRNewsFoto/ECRI Institute)

Twelve Healthcare Organizations Win Top Supply Chain Award from ECRI Institute

 ECRI Institute (www.ecri.org), an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is pleased to...

Jan 13, 2014, 10:24 ET
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ECRI Institute Purchased Services Program™ --Supply Chain is Not Just About Products Anymore

SELECTplus Purchased Services™ helps hospitals save on services from hemodialysis to laundry and landscaping    ECRI...

Jan 09, 2014, 10:10 ET
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ECRI Institute Convenes Health IT Safety Workshop at HIMSS14

Pre-conference workshop on February 23 focuses on identifying and preventing IT-related errors ECRI Institute, a nonprofit that researches the...

Jan 06, 2014, 10:30 ET
ECRI Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care, announces the release of its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, an evidence-based, straight-talk reference guide on upcoming noteworthy health technologies or health systems issues. It is available as a no-cost public service.  (PRNewsFoto/ECRI Institute)

ECRI Institute Releases Free Top 10 Technology Watch List for the Hospital C-Suite

Critical overviews on emerging technologies can help hospital leaders improve capital planning efforts in 2014  Each year, hospital...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:11 ET
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ECRI Institute Helps Hospitals Address Joint Commission's 2014 Alarm Safety Goal

As first deadline draws near, hospitals should consider four key factors to improve alarm management A nationwide initiative to improve alarm...

Nov 12, 2013, 09:00 ET
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ECRI Institute and MedApproved Forge New Evidence-based Value Analysis Alliance

Collaboration will help member hospitals and health systems streamline their value analysis processes with evidence-based data  ECRI...

Nov 08, 2013, 12:06 ET
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ECRI Institute and Data Leverage Group Collaborate to Streamline Healthcare Value Analysis

Alliance introduces evidence-based data into product request workflows in hospitals and health systems  ECRI Institute, a nonprofit that...

Nov 04, 2013, 10:28 ET
Each year, ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, offers an invaluable patient safety service to the healthcare community. The just-released 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. The 2014 list highlights the top 10 safety topics that warrant particular attention for the coming year. A 16-page executive briefing about the hazards is available for free download at www.ecri.org/2014hazards.  (PRNewsFoto/ECRI Institute)

ECRI Institute Releases Top 10 Health Technology Hazards Report for 2014

Alarm hazards, robotic surgery risks, and radiation exposure in hybrid operating rooms make the list; new report is available for free download...

Oct 29, 2013, 09:19 ET
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ECRI Institute PSO and ISMP Partner on PSO Programs

ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) announce a new PSO partnership. ECRI...

Oct 28, 2013, 09:15 ET
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ECRI Institute PSO Releases Health IT Hazard Reporting System

ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO) announces the release of a new Health IT hazard reporting system.  The system utilizes AHRQ...

Sep 25, 2013, 13:45 ET
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Methodist Hospital of Southern California Cybersecurity Program Captures ECRI Institute's 2013 Award

Health Devices Achievement Award goes to hospital for initiative that raises awareness about cyber threats from new medical technologies in...

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