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ECRI names new Chief Technology Officer Darryl Goss to spearhead technology advancements

ECRI, an independent, nonprofit patient safety organization that provides technology solutions and evidence-based guidance to healthcare decision-makers, has named Darryl Goss its new Chief Techno...

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Increase in ransomware attacks to healthcare's vulnerable remote access systems threatens patients

Nonprofit patient safety organization releases hazard report, recommendations Ransomware groups are increasingly targeting vulnerable remote access systems in healthcare, with several high-profile...

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Access to maternal care is a health equity crisis, ECRI affirms in public comment

The U.S. maternal mortality rate is ranked the world’s worst among affluent countries – with women of color disproportionately harmed at alarming rates. About 1,200 patients in the U.S. die annual...

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Transitioning new clinicians from education to practice named top patient safety concern of 2024

Nonprofit patient safety organization releases annual list of 10 patient safety threats in conjunction with Patient Safety Awareness week, March 10 to 16 Challenges transitioning new clinicians fr...

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National patient safety organization urges action to ensure pulse oximeters work for all patients

Patients with darker skin tones may receive less accurate readings from pulse oximetry devices. ECRI recommends steps to improve accuracy and equity. VIDEO EXCERPT: ECRI Vice President of Devi...

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Challenges with home-use medical devices for patients and caregivers tops ECRI's 2024 health tech hazards

Report warns of safety risks with 10 health technologies, including weak AI governance, damaged infusion pumps, ransomware attacks, and defective orthopedic implants PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA- One of t...

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AdventHealth Hospitals Win National Safety Award for Reducing Patient Falls

ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices PSO names AdventHealth Zephyrhills and AdventHealth Dade City hospitals winners of the 2023 Safety Excellence Award. PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA- ECRI...

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Medication, Supply, Equipment Shortages are Harming Patients

New Survey Reveals Shortages are Negatively Affecting Patient Care, Causing Harm PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA- A new survey issued by the independent, nonprofit patient safety organization ECRI and its af...

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ECRI Chief Executive Calls for Patient Safety Changes at OR Manager Conference

ECRI President and CEO Marcus Schabacker will deliver a keynote presentation focused on improving perioperative safety using a total systems safety approach PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA- Marcus Schabacker...

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