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ECRI Institute Announces 2013 Health Devices Achievement Award -- Call for Entries
Date:3/25/2013

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions to its 8th annual Health Devices Achievement Award program. ECRI Institute (www.ecri.org), an independent, nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, has recognized healthcare organizations nationwide for the past seven years with its prestigious award for achieving excellence in technology management and patient safety.

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"We look forward to receiving our 2013 submissions and learning more about innovative initiatives underway in hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare organizations," says James P. Keller, Jr. , vice president, health technology evaluation and safety, ECRI Institute. "We've been extremely impressed with the projects submitted by our past winners, all of whom are making a major impact on improving patient care and patient safety through technology management."

The deadline for submissions for this year's award is June 3, 2013. Entries are accepted online at www.ecri.org/hdaward.

Initiatives may relate to any health technology management endeavor, including:

  • Patient safety
  • Technology selection and service
  • Resource allocation
  • Hazard and recall management
  • Staff training
  • Accreditation

The winning organization will be recognized on the ECRI Institute website, in a feature article in its Health Devices journal, and through press announcements and other publicity initiatives.

Last year's winner,

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