Jennifer L. Myers is ECRI Institute’s vice president of SELECT™ Health Technology Services. Myers developed and directs ECRI Institute’s decision-support programs and services, which are designed to assist hospitals and health systems in making sound technology and financial decisions. She develops and fosters relationships with hospital administrators and clinicians and provides needs assessment and acquisition solutions for the procurement of healthcare technology. Myers also works with numerous other constituents, including group purchasing organizations, payers, government agencies, ministries of health, and technology and software vendors.
Myers has worked with project teams on consulting engagements, including strategic technology planning, technology assessment, equipment and facilities planning, and justification and selection of healthcare technology. Her knowledge of healthcare technology encompasses the full spectrum of diagnostic imaging, clinical laboratory, critical care, physiological monitoring, radiation therapy, cardiology, surgical services, information systems, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, and other technologies.
Myers assists in the development of valuable information systems, including pricing databases that provide benchmarking resources for capital medical technology and consumables and supplies. She oversees a team of analysts who develop custom analyses and strategies that allow hospitals to better position themselves for price negotiations. Myers presents to hospitals around the world on the use of ECRI Institute’s decision-support services and how to maximize these services to their fullest potential. She is a content advisor and reviewer of ECRI Institute’s Health Technology Assessment services, Web-based forecasting tools for the evaluation of new and emerging health technologies.
Myers has BS in biology.