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Medical Equipment Planning

Hospital construction projects can entail thousands of medical devices. Do you have the staff to provide the details required?
Equipment planning is a vital element in the successful completion of a hospital renovation or new construction project. With more than 45 years of experience, no other organization is as uniquely qualified as ECRI Institute to assist you in planning in the next phase of your hospital.

Your Medical Equipment Planning Solutions

ECRI Institute’s Medical Equipment
Planning Service differs from typical equipment planning firms by providing you with:
  • Equipment procurement and management
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Project management support
  • Up-to-date information and software
  • Complete evidence-based objectivity

Our staff is your staff
At ECRI Institute, the world’s largest databases on new and emerging technologies are at your disposal. You can browse product specifications, hazards and recalls, user experience, clinical guidelines, standards and regulations, and more. And our on-site physicians, nurses, engineers, equipment analysts, architects, and planners can help you confidently tackle your technological and clinical needs.

Separate the facts from the hype
Designated an Evidence-based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, ECRI Institute separates the facts from the hype and give you guidance on new technologies before you even start a project.

Customized for your needs
Get the most comprehensive, integrated, and systematic medical equipment planning and procurement advisory services available worldwide. Clients across the United States and around the globe have partnered with ECRI Institute to build technology bridges to their hospitals’ future.

How can we help you?
Whether you’d like to find out more about the services described above, or you need tools to help you meet other challenges, our experts can help. For more information, please e-mail, or call (610) 825-6000, ext. 5655.

Our experts are here to help with your unique medical equipment planning challenges. Call us at (610) 825-6000, ext. 5655, or e-mail

Medical Equipment PlanningView our Medical Equipment Planning brochure


"ECRI Institute’s medical equipment planners have proven to be knowledgeable and helpful, accessible and responsive, and have been of significant assistance in completing projects in an accurate and timely manner."
Trent C. Smith, Sr.
Former VP and COO
University of Maryland
Medical Center

Medical Equipment Planning Architect List  View our Architect List of medical equipment planning projects


ECRI Institute is an American Institute of Architects-approved provider of educational courses.

Learn more about the courses we offer.