2022 Alerts Workflow User Group Conference: Time Savings for Success

May 24-25, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. ET


Join your peers and focus on increasing your success at the 2022 Alerts Workflow User Conference: Time Savings for Success!

This conference will take place over two days, breaking up the meetings to make it easier for you to attend. Some of our topics will include Patient Safety Satisfaction, Issues with Shortages and Cyber Security. We will also be reviewing Tips and Tricks for users and coordinators. We will leave time for questions and interaction with ECRI and your peers.

We will also be announcing our Alerts Impact award winners! This is the second year for client submissions and we are excited to share with you who the winners are. A few of these winners will share with you what makes their process for recall management so successful.


Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ET

1:00 p.m. ET | Welcome and Introduction
1:05 p.m. ET | Patient Safety & Satisfaction – overcoming challenges to timely recall management
1:50 p.m. ET | Handling Supply and Equipment Shortages – dealing with medical shortages
2:40 p.m. ET | Tips & Tricks for Coordinators – leveraging Alerts Workflow tools to save vital time

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. ET

1:00 p.m. ET | Welcome and Introduction
1:05 p.m. ET | Recalls & Beyond – addressing the challenges of device cybersecurity
2:00 p.m. ET | Tips & Tricks for Users – leveraging Alerts Workflow tools to save vital time
2:15 p.m. ET | Alerts Impact Award Winner Announcement


Christy Sowell

Alerts Implementation Manager, ECRI
Christy has 9 years of experience at ECRI in the Alerts department, focused on our Customer Experience. Christy manages the ECRI Medical Safety Council and has been the key driver for our Alerts User Conferences. She holds a Masters of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies Major/Business Minor from Philadelphia University.

Deb Dominianni

Director, Healthcare Product Alerts, ECRI
Deb leads the Alerts Team at ECRI and is the Champion and Sponsor for our 2022 Impact Award. Her experience spans more than 20 years in the medical device industry covering ventilation, drug delivery, surgical, respiratory, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and EMR’s.

Andrew Furman, MD, MMM, FACEP

Vice President, Clinical Excellence and Safety Solutions, ECRI
Dr. Andrew Furman brings 18 years of experience as an emergency medicine physician, as well as 15 years of service in numerous healthcare administration roles. He was appointed Executive Director of Clinical Excellence at ECRI in 2020 and now serves as Vice President of ECRI Clinical Evidence and Safety Solutions. As Vice President, Dr. Furman is responsible for developing strategies for advancing programs that promote the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare, including the Patient Safety Organization, Alerts solutions, genetic test and health technology assessment services, Horizon Scanning Systems (internationally and domestically, ECRI-Penn Medicine Evidence-based Practice Center, and an online repository of clinical practice guidelines, ECRI Guidelines Trust. His team of almost 100 is driven to advance effective, evidence-based healthcare globally.

Tim Gibson

Manager, Functional Equivalents, Supply Guide, ECRI
Tim has been with ECRI for nearly 7 years and he is currently managing ECRI’s Functional Equivalents offering for supplies and consumables. Tim works with member organizations to identify alternative products in the event of recalls, backorders, or shortages and also helps identify savings opportunities through standardization. In his previous roles at ECRI, Tim worked with members to improve their alert management workflows through the use of industry best practices.

Jillian Hillman

Manager, Functional Equivalents-Device Evaluation-Functional Equivalents, ECRI
Jillian has been a Manager at ECRI for over 2 years, working with SupplyGuide on Functional Equivalents development. Jillian has a BS in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Bioengineering. Jillian has over 10 year of research experience in drug delivery, biomaterials, wound healing and regenerative medicine. Recent Functional Equivalents categories include nasal packing, peripheral stents and tissue bulking agents.

Becky Huntzinger

Implementation Consultant–Alerts Products, ECRI
Becky has been with ECRI for 4 years. Currently she is part of our Client Engagement Center, focusing on implementation for Alerts products. She is also the Lead developer of training videos and education material for Alerts. Becky holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, Special Education, from Millersville University in Millersville, PA.

Cindy Henry

Senior Product Specialist-Alerts, ECRI
Cindy has been with ECRI for 3 years. She assists our members to increase their compliance through instituting best practices for their recall management program. She also leads Demos of our Alerts products with our Sales Team. Cindy holds a Bachelor of Science, Advertising, from Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY.

Tom Toczylowski

Associate Director, HDA, Alerts Workflow, ECRI
Tom Toczylowski is the Assistant Director of the ECRI Alerts product, which provides ECRI members with recall and safety notifications to help safely manage medical devices and other products. A proud ECRI employee since 2008, Tom manages a group of writers, editors, and data coordinators who all contribute to ECRI’s Alerts, recall management solutions, and inventory management solutions. Prior to coming to ECRI, Tom spent several years working in molecular research laboratories at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Thomas Jefferson University.

Juuso Leinonen

Principal Project Engineer, ECRI
Juuso Leinonen is a Principal Project Engineer, at the Device Evaluation group at ECRI, where he performs comparative medical device evaluations and investigates medical device related accidents. His current subject-matter expertise includes infusion technology, medical device cybersecurity, and telehealth. Juuso has over 8 years of experience working with various healthcare technologies, and he routinely consults healthcare facilities with technology selection and procurement projects in these areas.

Chad Waters

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer Device Evaluation Group, ECRI
After many years as a business consultant, Lisa entered the healthcare industry in 2010 as owner of a medical laser clinic. She has been in Healthcare Supply Chain Management for over 7 years. Lisa’s alma mater is Purdue University and she holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Indiana University.

Kay Kiss

Senior Product Specialist–Alerts, ECRI
Kay has been with ECRI for 10 years. She assists our members to increase their compliance through instituting best practices for their recall management program. She supports our International Clients and coordinates our Automatch efforts. Kay holds a Masters in Business Administrations from Holy Family University as well as a Bachelor of Social Work from Temple University.