ECRI is urging the Environment Protection Agency to reconsider the timing of their proposed remediation of ethylene oxide emissions from sterilization plants.
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A new white paper on alert fatigue outlines key recommendations provider organizations can take to improve safety now and in the future.Read More
ECRI has listed the complexity of managing devices that have been authorized through the EUA process at the top of its just-released 2021 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report.Read More
ECRI has named Vancouver Coastal Health and Lower Mainland Biomedical Engineering as winners of its 14th Health Devices Achievement Award for their joint investigation into high-risk medication over-infusions.Read More
New analyses by ECRI Institute show that more than 50% of the disposable isolation gowns it tested failed to meet standard levels of protection, putting healthcare workers at risk of exposure to blood-borne or other pathogens, as well as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.Read More
ECRI Institute and its affiliate, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), announce that they will join leaders around the globe in supporting World Patient Safety Day on September 17, 2020.Read More
Leaders of ECRI and its affiliate, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, announce the launch of a joint Patient Safety Organization—an important step, officials say, in making medication, medical devices, and healthcare practices safer for patients across all care settings.Read More