ECRI Company Profile

01:17 EDT 19th March 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 [12 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...

Cybersecurity Threats Top ECRI's 2018 Health Tech Hazards List

ECRI Institute's latest annual top-10 list of "health technology hazards" list names "ransomware and other cybersecurity threats" as the number-one...   

Ransomware Tops ECRI Institute’s 2018 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards List

Ransomware and other cybersecurity threats to healthcare delivery has topped  ECRI Institute’s Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2018 list. Ransomeware are potential patient safety crises that c...

Preparing for Cyber Threats

(MedPage Today) -- The ECRI Institute describes 6 strategies for addressing cyber vulnerabilities

ECRI reveals top 10 healthcare technology hazards for 2018

Topping this year’s list is ransomware and other cybersecurity threats. Contaminated mattresses, improperly cleaned medical devices and flaws in medical device networking also made the cut.

Dr. Marcus Schabacker Named ECRI Institute's New Chief Executive Officer and President

After his clinical and academic practice in Germanyand South Africa, Dr. Schabacker leveraged deep clinical, regulatory, and operational expertise to enhance scientific, technical, Read more...

Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released

The ECRI Institute's top 10 list of health technology hazards for 2018 runs the gamut from cybersecurity to missed alarms and equipment malfunctions. Medscape Medical News

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

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Clinical Trials [1 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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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