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ECRI Institute Announces its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2012
Date:11/8/2011

Health Devices System, Health Devices Gold, and SELECTplus™ programs. Health Devices journals feature comparative, brand-name evaluations of medical devices and systems based on extensive laboratory testing and clinical studies. ECRI Institute's evaluations focus on the safety, performance, efficacy, and human factors design of specific medical devices and technologies.

For questions about ECRI Institute's annual list of technology hazards and the new self-assessment tool, or for information about membership in the Health Devices System, contact ECRI Institute by mail at 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1298, USA; by telephone at (610) 825-6000, ext. 5891; by e-mail at clientservices@ecri.org; or by fax at (610) 834-1275. Contact ECRI Institute's European office at info@ecri.org.uk; ECRI Institute's Asia-Pacific office at asiapacific@ecri.org; and ECRI Institute's Middle Eastern office at middleeast@ecri.org.

ECRI Institute (www.ecri.org), a nonprofit organization, dedicates itself to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research to healthcare to discover which medical procedures, devices, drugs, and processes are best to enable improved patient care. As pioneers in this science for more than 40 years, ECRI Institute marries experience and independence with the objectivity of evidence-based research. Strict conflict-of-interest guidelines ensure objectivity. ECRI Institute is designated as an Evidence-based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. ECRI Institute PSO, listed as a federally ce
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