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ECRI Institute Releases C-Suite Watch List of Top 10 Hospital Technology Issues for 2013
Date:2/19/2013

vasive Cardiac Surgery: Is TAVI ready for liftoff?
  • Imaging and Surgery: What imaging won't be done in an OR?
  • PET/MR: The hybrid that everyone has to have?
  • Bariatric Surgery: Is it a cure for type II diabetes?
  • Supply Chain: Will MR-compatible pacemakers explode your supply expenses?
  • Radiation Dose Safety: CT dose limbo dance—how low can you go?
  • Lung Cancer Screenings: Enough lung capacity to get in the race?
  • "Hospital leaders should ask if new technology or procedures really improve patient care and make it a less costly patient-care experience," says Robert Maliff , director of applied solutions, ECRI Institute.

    This year's Watch List draws upon ECRI Institute's 45 years of experience evaluating the safety, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of health technologies. It 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

    ECRI Institute's Top 10 C-Suite Watch List: Hospital Technology Issues for 2013 is available for download at no charge at www.ecri.org/2013watchlist (registration required). For additional questions about the Watch List or ECRI Institute's patient safety and technology support services, contact ECRI Institute by telephone at (610) 825-6000, ext. 5655; by e-mail at consultants@ecri.org, or by mail at 5200 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462-1298, USA.

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