Category: ECRI Institute

ECRI Institute Reveals List of Top Patient Safety Concerns

ECRI Institute names diagnostic errors and improper management of test results in electronic health records among the most serious patient safety challenges facing healthcare leaders in 2019. Released in conjunction with National Patient Safety Awareness week, ECRI’s Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2019 raises the profile of safety issues that pose risks to patients and healthcare providers.

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ECRI Institute Research Underpins FDA Medical Device Servicing Report

ECRI Institute has provided conclusive research to help guide the U.S. FDA in its new report, FDA Report on the Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness of Servicing of Medical Devices. The report concurs with ECRI Institute recommendations that additional regulatory requirements regarding the servicing of medical equipment by entities other than OEMs are not necessary.

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ECRI Institute Offers Culture of Safety Assessment for Health IT Development Companies

ECRI Institute and the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety—a multi-stakeholder collaborative convened and operated by ECRI Institute—announce the new INsight Culture of Safety Assessment for Health IT Companies. The partnership is encouraging health IT companies to utilize the survey to focus on a three-part safety vision: safe design and development, safe use, and safe implementation of health IT.

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