ECRI Company Profile

04:45 EDT 24th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

ECRI originated in 1955 as the Graduate Pain Research Foundation and was engaged in neurological studies. In 1968, its name was changed to the Emergency Care Research Institute, and it focused on research in emergency medicine, resuscitation, and related biomedical engineering studies. As the Emergency Care Research Institute broadened its work beyond emergency care, it adopted the acronym ECRI, which has been in use since the early 1970s


5200 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting
United States of America


Phone: 1 (610) 825-6000
Fax: 1 (610) 834-1275

News Articles [7 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

ECRI Institute Releases Top 10 List of Patient Safety Issues for 2018

Heather LandiWhen health IT systems are poorly designed, or when the organization’s culture fails to embrace health IT safety, patients can suffer, according to the ECRI institute, which named incor...

Tests for precision medicine are complicated – this group makes them easier to select

MedCity CONVERGE speaker discusses the challenges facing reimbursement and how ECRI Institute simplifies it.

Healthcare leaders should keep an eye on these 10 innovations in 2018

ECRI Institute has unveiled a list of 10 emerging innovations healthcare leaders should watch this year. A neonatal MRI system, direct-to-consumer genetic testing and VR

Selecting Patient Monitoring Systems: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health Safety Releases ...

The clinical education podcast features: Melissa Powell(Chief Operating Officer, The Allure Group); Priyanka Shah, MS (Project Engineer, ECRI Institute); and Charlie Whelan(Director Read...

ECRI Institute Launches Tool to Help HIT Developers Assess Patient Safety

Heather LandiHealth IT development companies continuously strive for a culture that puts safety at the forefront when designing and developing products, empowers employees to escalate safety concerns,...

Diagnostic Errors Tops New List of Patient Safety Concerns

The ECRI Institute notes that every year about one in 20 adults experience such an error. Number 2 on this year's safety concerns list is opioid safety. Medscape Medical News

Ambu A/S: Ambu receives FDA clearance for disposable colonoscope in the US

With this milestone Ambu is cleared to address the +15 million annual procedure market for colonoscopy in the US. Ambu already operates in the field of single-use endos...

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Observational Analysis of the Cause of Leaks When Bowel is Cut and Reconnected

The purpose of this study is to identify the cause of leaks that sometimes occur after a section of the bowel is removed and reconnected. Certain staplers from the operating room will be c...

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ECRI originated in 1955 as the Graduate Pain Research Foundation and was engaged in neurological studies. In 1968, its name was changed to the Emergency Care Research Institute, and it focused on rese...

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Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...

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