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ECRI Institute Puts 10 Technology Issues on its 2012 Watch List for Hospital Executives
Date:1/3/2012

Forms/Pages/2012_C-Suite_Watch_List.aspx">free download, contains executive-level overviews and ECRI Institute's unbiased perspectives on complex and high-profile technologies and processes of care that are prominent and will continue to be so in the next few years. It complements ECRI Institute's Top 10 Hazards report, which was issued separately.

ECRI Institute's top 10 lists are designed to help hospital leaders prioritize their efforts.  

Four of the technologies on ECRI Institute's Top 10 C-Suite Watch List include:

  • Electronic Health Records: Is Your Hospital Making all the Right Connections?     
  • Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation: Is Your Hospital Prepared for a Surge in Demand for Hybrid ORs?
  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Is Leapfrogging from Film to 3-D Digital Mammography the Right Decision?
  • New CT Radiation Reduction Technologies: Are You Doing Enough to Slice the Dose and the Risk?

This year's watch list draws upon ECRI Institute's 43 years of experience evaluating the safety, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of health technologies, and through the comparative effectiveness and health technology assessment work of its Evidence-based Practice Center. The list reflects the unbiased, independent judgment of the Institute's multidisciplinary staff of clinical and technical researchers, engineers, risk management specialists, and healthcare planners and consultants. 

For a complete list of the top 10 technologies, including overviews and perspectives, download the 32-page white paper,'/>"/>

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