Category: ECRI Institute

ECRI Institute Research Underpins FDA Medical Device Servicing Report

ECRI Institute has provided conclusive research to help guide the U.S. FDA in its new report, FDA Report on the Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness of Servicing of Medical Devices. The report concurs with ECRI Institute recommendations that additional regulatory requirements regarding the servicing of medical equipment by entities other than OEMs are not necessary.

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ECRI Institute Offers Culture of Safety Assessment for Health IT Development Companies

ECRI Institute and the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety—a multi-stakeholder collaborative convened and operated by ECRI Institute—announce the new INsight Culture of Safety Assessment for Health IT Companies. The partnership is encouraging health IT companies to utilize the survey to focus on a three-part safety vision: safe design and development, safe use, and safe implementation of health IT.

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ECRI Institute Endorses Building National Health IT Safety Collaborative

ECRI Institute, together with the Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and the Pew Charitable Trusts, sent a letter to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality informing them of their shared vision for a national health IT safety collaborative.

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