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ISMP Warns that Medical Marijuana Product Labeling Problems Have Led to Errors

Horsham, Pa.—As state legalization of medical marijuana sales spreads, issues have arisen with confusing product labeling that has led to errors. Medical marijuana growers must confirm the content...

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Two Patient Safety Leaders Announce Formal Affiliation

ECRI Institute and Institute for Safe Medication Practices join forces for healthcare safety and quality PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) ...

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ECRI Institute Hires Award-winning Development Executive Michelle Gollapalli

Gollapalli brings more than 20 years of nonprofit fundraising experience PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute, the nation’s leading independent, nonprofit patient safety organization, announces ...

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ECRI Institute and Institute for Safe Medication Practices Join Forces to Enhance Patient Safety

PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—Leaders of ECRI Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) today announced a definitive agreement that bolsters both organizations’ efforts to make medic...

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ECRI Institute Opposes Proposed Ban of Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilization Operations

Statewide bans of commercial EtO sterilization could result in widespread shortages of critical medical devices and supplies, significant harm to patients PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute, the...

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ECRI Institute: Diagnostic Tests, Medication Pose Biggest Risks to Patients in Ambulatory Care

Analysis of more than 4,300 adverse events reveals bifurcated healthcare system challenging outcomes PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—New research from ECRI Institute, the nation’s leading independent, non-pr...

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Misuse of Surgical Staplers Tops ECRI Institute's 2020 Technology Hazards List

Annual safety report identifies top 10 device hazards in hospitals, medical practices, and homecare PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute identified surgical stapler misuse as the number one health ...

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ECRI Institute Issues First International Medical Device Evaluations

Guidance released in celebration of International Patient Safety Day, September 17 PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—ECRI Institute, an independent, trusted authority on medical practices and products, has rel...

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Drug Allergies Still a Concern Despite Technology Interventions

ECRI Institute’s Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety Releases New Safe Practices PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA—New ECRI Institute study identifies safe technology practices to help reduce patient harm...

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