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
By ECRI Patient burns resulting from the misconnection of a “flying lead” bipolar electrosurgical cable should be a thing of the past. For decades, ECRI Institute and other organizations hav... Read more
A patient is lying on an apparently clean bed or stretcher when blood from a previous patient oozes out of the surface. Clearly, you don’t want to put your patients through that experience.... Read more
For the second year in a row, cyber threats top ECRI Institute’s annual Top 10 list of health technology hazards. Read more
Digital radiographic (DR) systems use various methods to acquire electronic x-ray images, which are digitized for viewing, storage, or hard-copy printing. Read more
As detailed in last month’s issue, a team from Boston Medical Center (Boston, Massachusetts) earned ECRI Institute’s 2018 Health Devices Achievement Award for its development of a mobile app... Read more
Smartphones and tablets have become a vital tool for so many of us. They help us learn new information, communicate with others and sometimes just pass the time. Read more
By ECRI ECRI Institute has addressed many new technologies in each edition of its annual Top 10 Hospital C-suite Watch List. Some have panned out, some have not, and some, like Google Glass,... Read more
By ECRI ECRI Institute has addressed many new technologies in each edition of its annual “Top 10 Hospital C-suite Watch List.” Some have panned out, some have not, and some, like Google Glas... Read more
In honor of ECRI Institute’s 50th anniversary, we are spotlighting stories that made us who we are today. Read more
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