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May 08, 2019, 10:48 ET ECRI Institute Launches Health Care Horizon Scanning System

ECRI Institute, an independent trusted authority on healthcare practices and products, received a 3-year contract to establish and operate a new...


May 01, 2019, 09:56 ET ECRI Institute Names Penn Medicine Winner of Health Devices Achievement Award

Penn Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) won ECRI Institute's 2019 Health Devices Achievement Award for developing an app that enables patients to wean off...


Apr 01, 2019, 11:01 ET ECRI Institute Announces Supply Chain Achievement Award Winners

ECRI Institute, an independent trusted authority on healthcare practices and products, names eleven healthcare organizations as 2019 winners of its...


Mar 28, 2019, 11:31 ET ECRI Institute Opens International Medical Device Evaluation Center

ECRI Institute, an independent, trusted authority on medical practices and products, is launching its first medical device evaluation laboratory...


Mar 26, 2019, 11:41 ET ECRI Institute and EHR Association Collaborate on New Recommendations for Safer Opioid Prescribing

The Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety, a multi-stakeholder collaborative convened by ECRI Institute, together with the HIMSS Electronic Health ...


Mar 19, 2019, 13:19 ET Annals of Internal Medicine Validates ECRI Institute's Standards for Trustworthy Clinical Guidelines

One of the most widely cited and influential medical journals in the world highlights the standards used by ECRI Institute to assess the...


Mar 11, 2019, 11:51 ET Diagnostic Errors and Test Results Top ECRI Institute's Patient Safety List

ECRI Institute names diagnostic errors and improper management of test results in electronic health records (EHRs) among the most serious patient...


Feb 26, 2019, 10:55 ET ECRI Institute to Expand Global Reach in Middle East and Africa

ECRI Institute, an independent, nonprofit authority on healthcare practices and products, is collaborating with ICME (International Consulting...


Feb 01, 2019, 09:22 ET ECRI Institute Receives $2.4 Million Clinical Excellence Grant

ECRI Institute announces a $2.4 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to ensure that the healthcare community has free access to...


Nov 19, 2018, 09:50 ET ECRI Institute Opens Access to Clinical Practice Guidelines

ECRI Institute, an independent, nonprofit patient safety organization, has launched the ECRI Guidelines Trust™, a portal to expertly vetted,...


Nov 14, 2018, 10:36 ET ECRI Institute Issues New Recommendations for Managing Acute Care Patients with Behavioral Health Needs

ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the nation's leading federally designated Patient Safety Organization, identifies gaps in care and...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:15 ET Cyber Threats Top ECRI Institute's 2019 Health Technology Hazards

ECRI Institute, one of the nation's leading patient safety and medical technology research organizations, places health technology cybersecurity at...


Jul 26, 2018, 11:22 ET ECRI Institute's Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety Releases New Recommendations to Avoid Testing and Medication Mix-ups

The Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety, a multi-stakeholder collaborative convened and operated by ECRI Institute, released a new report today...


Jul 17, 2018, 09:00 ET ECRI Institute to Continue Clinical Guideline Work Shuttered by Federal Government

When the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced that the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website would go dark on July 17 ...


Jul 10, 2018, 09:00 ET ECRI Institute Names Richard Arons Chair of Board of Trustees

ECRI Institute, one of the nation's leading patient safety and medical technology research organizations, is pleased to announce the appointment of...


Jun 05, 2018, 02:44 ET ECRI Institute Announces New Initiative to Extinguish Surgical Fires

Approximately 90 to 100 surgical fires occur each year in the United States according to independent research organization ECRI Institute. Although...


May 17, 2018, 10:35 ET Boston Medical Center Wins ECRI Institute's Award for Pulmonary Care App

ECRI Institute is pleased to announce that Boston Medical Center is the winner of the 2018 Health Devices Achievement Award. The award, now in its...


May 09, 2018, 09:45 ET ECRI Institute Reveals Important Differences in Prenatal Genetic Tests

Obstetric and gynecology practices and health insurers have to deal with varying quality and consistency of the available evidence on noninvasive...


Apr 23, 2018, 11:14 ET ECRI Institute Announces Winners of 2018 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award

ECRI Institute is proud to announce the winners of its seventh annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award. The prestigious award honors...


Apr 19, 2018, 12:35 ET Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety Urges Organizations to Integrate Health IT into Safety Programs

Health information technology (IT) is integral to healthcare today. The health IT ecosystem includes combinations of "home grown" legacy systems,...


Mar 12, 2018, 11:07 ET Diagnostic Errors Top ECRI Institute's Patient Safety Concerns for 2018

ECRI Institute, widely considered the largest federally certified Patient Safety Organization, names diagnostic errors the number one concern on its...


Feb 26, 2018, 09:51 ET New Bulimia Website Helps Explain Complex Eating Disorder

Bulimia nervosa, a complex, often serious and life-threatening eating disorder, continues to affect people of all ages. ECRI Institute, an...


Jan 22, 2018, 12:03 ET ECRI Institute Sheds Unbiased Light on New Healthcare Innovations for 2018

As healthcare leaders tackle their capital planning and value analysis challenges in 2018, the last thing they're looking for is an unwelcome...


Jan 19, 2018, 01:35 ET ECRI Institute Provides New Answers for Hospitals Coping with Critical IV-Fluid Minibag Shortage

Hurricane Maria and its 100-plus-mph winds took no pity on Puerto Rico. In the aftermath of the hurricane, the island experienced extreme...


Dec 26, 2017, 13:29 ET Dr. Marcus Schabacker Named ECRI Institute's New Chief Executive Officer and President

ECRI Institute's Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Marcus Schabacker, MD, PhD, as the new Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr....