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Multiple ways for you to improve patient safety in your organization including a comprehensive membership for individual hospitals and health systems, and back office support for your PSO. Download a brochure or visit our library of free PSO resources.
- PSO Plus membership
A resource to facilitate improvement for hospitals and health systems
Individual hospitals, health systems, continuing care, and other providers can take advantage of the new federal program to access a real-time national de-identified comparative database. ECRI Institute PSO Plus Membership provides reporting tools, member-specific analytics, assessments, culture-of-safety recommendations, interactive tools, best practices, CME, and advisories. All designed to help organizations effectively and efficiently implement patient safety improvements.
- Tools and analytics for other PSOs
Many state hospital associations chose us to support their PSOs
States, hospital associations, hospital systems, continuing care, and others forming your own PSO can tap into ECRI Institute PSO’s customized programmatic support that includes data collection and reporting systems based on AHRQ Common Formats, expert patient safety analysis, culture-of-safety recommendations, best practices, and advisories. Based on ECRI Institute's first hand experience, flexibility, responsiveness and know-how get speed, depth, sustainability, and ongoing support for your Patient Safety Organization.
- ECRI Institute capabilities
Over 2 million event and near-miss reports collected and analyzed
ECRI Institute PSO has been officially listed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a federal Patient Safety Organization under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act. ECRI Institute has 45 years of experience operating healthcare problem reporting systems and safety initiatives.
News About ECRI Institute PSO
Health IT, Care Coordination, and Drug Shortages Lead ECRI Institute’s 2014 List of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns—Free download from ECRI Institute highlights root causes for serious patient safety events. To help organizations decide where to focus their efforts, ECRI Institute has compiled its first annual list of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. Download it here.
Webinar Recording–"Evidence Based Risk Management: Using a Patient Safety Organization to Validate Risk Management Efforts" originally took place on September 24, 2013. The free recording is now available.
Also available from ECRI Institute PSO are our stand-alone Deep Dive™ reports and toolkits:
Contact us by phone at (610) 825-6000, ext. 5558
How can we help you?
Whether you have questions about the final rule or want to learn more about ECRI Institute PSO and/or support for other PSOs, we would be happy to hear from you. Please contact ECRI Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (610) 825-6000, ext. 5558.