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Nov 17, 2020, 10:15 ET ECRI Names Winner of 14th Health Devices Achievement Award

ECRI, the most trusted voice in healthcare, names Vancouver Coastal Health and Lower Mainland Biomedical Engineering as winners of its 14th Health...


Nov 10, 2020, 10:10 ET More than Half of Disposable Gowns ECRI Tested Fail to Meet Necessary Protection Standards

New analyses by the nation's leading patient safety organization show that more than 50 percent of the disposable isolation gowns it tested failed to ...


Oct 21, 2020, 09:53 ET ECRI Warns Fast-Tracking COVID-19 Vaccines Puts People in America at Significant Risk

U.S. health authorities must approve COVID-19 vaccines only after reviewing six-months of trial data, the nation's largest patient safety...


Oct 06, 2020, 10:55 ET ECRI Announces Winners of its 2020 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award

ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization that improves the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of patient care, announces the winners of its...


Sep 22, 2020, 10:02 ET Up to 70% of Chinese KN95 Masks Tested by ECRI Don't Meet Minimum Standards

An analysis by the nation's largest patient safety organization shows that up to 70 percent of KN95 masks it tested do not meet U.S. standards for...


Sep 15, 2020, 10:10 ET ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Join Global Leaders in Celebrating World Patient Safety Day 2020 on September 17

ECRI, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving patient safety, and its affiliate, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), are...


Aug 17, 2020, 10:02 ET ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Launch New Patient Safety Organization

Leaders of ECRI and its affiliate, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), announce the launch of a joint Patient Safety Organization...


Aug 04, 2020, 10:51 ET ECRI Improves Value Analysis Decisions, Helps Reduce Healthcare Costs during COVID-19 Pandemic

ECRI, the most trusted voice in healthcare, announces the release of an enhanced value analysis workflow solution that drives team transparency,...


Apr 24, 2020, 10:02 ET ECRI and LeadingAge PA Align on COVID-19 Safety Initiatives for Aging Services Providers

ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization improving the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care in all healthcare settings, and LeadingAge...


Apr 13, 2020, 10:16 ET ECRI and RLDatix Launch Empathetic Communication and Caring for the Caregiver Training during COVID-19 Pandemic

ECRI, an independent trusted voice in healthcare improving the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care, and RLDatix, the leading global...


Apr 08, 2020, 11:45 ET PA Department of Health Chooses ECRI to Guide COVID-19 Response for Long-Term Care Facilities

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Department of Health signed a contract this week with ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization...


Mar 10, 2020, 09:10 ET Diagnostic Errors, Maternal Health Top ECRI's 2020 Patient Safety Concerns

ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization improving the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care across all healthcare settings worldwide,...