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2011-11-08 08:01:00

Dangers from clinical alarms, radiation exposure, and medication errors from infusion devices top this year's list, now available for free download PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health technology offers countless benefits, but there are also risks. What are the most serious device-related risks, and how can hospitals address them? ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, answers which risks...

2011-11-01 10:00:00

FDA's Margaret Hamburg, AHRQ's Carolyn Clancy, PCORI's Joe Selby, and 40 Other Leaders Address Policy, Practice, Health Law, and More PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are co-sponsoring a free public conference on the evidence, programs, and implications of patient-centeredness in healthcare on November 29-30,...

2011-10-05 10:54:00

FDA's Hamburg, AHRQ's Clancy, and Others Address Policy, Practice, Health Law, Informed Consent, and More PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The term "patient-centeredness" is now enshrined in law by the Affordable Care Act, which created the new Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Patient-centeredness is increasingly embedded in program developments at the federal and state level, and in the private sector, too. But what does patient-centeredness...

2011-10-03 08:42:00

Offers free Infographic that offers recommendations for successful OR Integration PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Healthcare Resource & Materials Management Week, Oct. 2-8, 2011, ECRI Institute® (www.ecri.org), an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is providing a free download of its new Infographic on OR Integration. (Logo:...

2011-09-28 15:12:00

ECRI Institute recognizes rural critical access hospital in Oregon for excellence in health technology management and patient safety PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute® (www.ecri.org), an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is pleased to announce Grande Ronde Hospital (www.grh.org) of La Grande, Oregon, as the winner of its 6th annual Health Devices Achievement...

2011-09-22 08:58:00

New resource helps hospitals simplify and streamline the capital budget process PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute®, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, today announces the release of its new SELECT Capital Budget Tool, the latest enhancement to ECRI Institute's SELECTplus(TM) capital technology advisory service used by more than 2,500 hospitals and health systems worldwide....

2011-09-20 10:00:00

October 12, 2011 Web Conference will Discuss Issues and Challenges Associated with Medical Device Connectivity PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, presents "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Medical Device Connectivity," a live web conference on October 12, 2011, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/DC29081LOGO) Medical...

2011-09-14 12:39:00

Next Generation PriceGuide Offers Supply Chain Managers Enhanced Purchasing and Negotiating Power PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute®, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, announces the release of PriceGuide 4.0, the latest generation of its PriceGuide(TM) membership advisory service for the procurement of medical-surgical supplies and implants. (Logo:...

2011-08-09 13:10:00

New course on designing the hybrid operating room to be held in August at Perkins+Will PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, announces its new designation as an American Institute of Architects (AIA/CES) approved provider of continuing education services for the healthcare design world. Two courses have been developed already including, "Building a Hybrid...

2011-07-25 13:18:00

Many requests, overwhelming options, fuzzy ROI, and limited resources add up to a challenge for the Hospital C-suite PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute®, an independent nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, has released a new "Infographic White Paper," OR Integration, designed to help hospital administrators get an at-a-glance understanding of this growing and complex technology....