Take advantage of ECRI Institute's extensive alarm safety knowledge and on-site experience to help you build a process to keep patients safer. Our consulting team has extensive experience working with world-renowned healthcare facilities and systems to identify clinical alarm hazards, analyze best practices, and craft proven, practical alarm management strategies.
Together, we'll review the four pillars of alarm management safety as they pertain to your hospital:
- Culture: What is your organization's attitude about alarm safety?
- Infrastructure: Does your hospital have the optimal layout, care model, and policies?
- Practices: What are you doing now and what should you be doing differently?
- Technology: Does your technology support your clinical needs?
We consider other factors, including patient population and clinical needs, staffing patterns, care models, architectural layout, alarm coverage model (e.g., monitor watch, alarm integration system), communication, alarm escalation schemes, protocols and policies, and staff education.
Video: How ECRI Institute's Alarm Experts Can Help You
Rikin Shah, BScEng, discusses the tenets of ECRI Institute's alarm management safety reviews Length: 1:21.
Here's What One Hospital Has to Say about Our Work
The clinical alarm safety experts at ECRI Institute identified gaps in our alarm management practices that we could address immediately. With their guidance, we’ve been able to refine our policies, educate front-line staff, and improve communication to cut down on alarm fatigue and better protect our patients.
Adrienne Elberfeld, Senior Vice President, Quality & Operational Excellence, Cooper University Health Care
Take the First Step to Reducing Alarm Events
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