By ECRI Asked what he would have done if the syringe pump behaved that way while he was treating a patient, Jim Davis paused to collect his thoughts. “If it was a critical infusion setup?” h... Read more
Knowing when to begin weaning patients from sedative medications and mechanical ventilation is not easy or precise. Evidence shows that well-designed assessment processes can help improve pa... Read more
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) selected ECRI Institute as a Prime awardee of the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC). This designation w... Read more
Organizations across the continuum of care are striving to become high-reliability organizations, and part of being highly reliable means staying vigilant and identifying problems proactivel... Read more
ECRI Institute, an independent trusted authority on healthcare practices and products, received a 3-year contract to establish and operate a new health care horizon scanning system for the P... Read more
Penn Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) won ECRI Institute’s 2019 Health Devices Achievement Award for developing an app that enables patients to wean off ventilators faster. ECRI Institute’s annua... Read more
Of all the things to worry about during surgery, proper functioning of the OR table probably isn’t high on most people’s list. Read more
By ECRI Picture a traffic jam in a parking garage: Navigating the aisles requires some careful maneuvering when a lot of vehicles are present in a confined space. A similar experience was ob... Read more
New report pinpoints risks from EHRs, mobile health, behavioral health, clinician burnout, and more Read more
ECRI Institute addresses the hazards associated with retained surgical sponges and recommends broader adoption of technologies that supplement the manual sponge-counting process. Read more
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