Accident Investigation

Overview Description

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Healthcare accident investigation; medical device accidentFinding out why a serious incident occurred is the best way to prevent it from happening again. ECRI Institute's Accident Investigation​ Service has the world's leading experts who can determine why something goes wrong. That is why so many hospitals call upon us when they need to get to the bottom of an incident quickly.

No other organization has as much experience and success in investigating healthcare incidents as we do. Our unmatched level of resources, technical expertise and risk management strategies will not only unearth why an accident happened but also help you understand how to prevent its recurrence.​​​

Unbiased, Objective Investigations

We provide specialized services to investigate, analyze, and prevent incidents, injuries, and deaths related to medical devices, the environment of care, and organization systems and processes. We also investigate accidents associated with healthcare facility physical infrastructure, sterilization processing, and ambulances.​

Accident Intelligence Program

The Accident Intelligence Program makes engaging our accident investigation services safer and faster when there is an urgent need for assistance. Learn more about this valuable program.​

When Something Goes Wrong, Bring in the Best​

Call (610) 825-6000, press 0 to request assistance with an investigation; or email accidents@ecri.org.

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​​​Inside The Renewed Push To Prevent Sur​gical Fires​Good Morning America, 11/24/2017

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