HRC Alerts

Public View

HRC Alerts is a service of ECRI Institute's Healthcare Risk Control (HRC) System. New Alerts are posted every Wednesday and delivered directly to members' inboxes. Each weekly issue contains summaries of news, recommendations from ECRI Institute experts, and links to related HRC resources on the most important developments in topic areas that matter to healthcare risk managers, including:

  • Patient Safety
  • Worker & Environmental Safety
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Standards & Guidelines
  • Hazards & Recalls
  • Professional Development
  • Industry and Consumer Healthcare News
  • ECRI Institute News

If you are not a member of the HRC System, you will be unable to open the links to other HRC resources listed in the Alerts.

 Sample Risk Management Alerts

 

 

California Wildfires: Hospital Safely Evacuated Patients, But What about Staff?https://www.ecri.org/components/HRCAlerts/Pages/HRCAlerts111418_California.aspxCalifornia Wildfires: Hospital Safely Evacuated Patients, But What about Staff?11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM ​Hospitals across California are dealing with the effects of a series of wildfires that have sprung up across two parts of the state, according to a November 9, 2018, release from the California Hospital Association.
A Band-Aid: Medical Scribes Could Reduce EHR-Related Burnout, But Long-Term Solutions are Neededhttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRCAlerts/Pages/HRCAlerts111418_EHR.aspxA Band-Aid: Medical Scribes Could Reduce EHR-Related Burnout, But Long-Term Solutions are Needed11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Use of medical scribes could mitigate burden related to electronic health record (EHR) documentation and subsequent burnout, according to a study in the November 2018 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine.
Four Steps Hospitals Can Take to Reduce Maternal Mortalityhttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRCAlerts/Pages/HRCAlerts110718_Four.aspxFour Steps Hospitals Can Take to Reduce Maternal Mortality11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM ​Hospitals can take four steps to reduce maternal mortality, according to the authors of a November 1, 2018, perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine.