Alarms Page ContentThis free educational site is intended to help you understand and improve alarm safety in your facility. ECRI Institute has decades of experience in analyzing hazards from medical devices, including physiological monitors (including telemetry) and ventilators. ECRI Institute Membership Resources View alarm safety resources from ECRI Institute memberships. Alarm safety handbookECRI Institute's publication, The Alarm Safety Handbook: Strategies, Tools, and Guidance, can help you develop a safe, effective alarms management program. Health Devices WebinarsAnswering the Call to Alarm Safety: Getting Ready for Joint Commission's National Patient Safety GoalDon't Kill the Alarm: The Time to Improve Alarm Management is NowClinical Alarm Fatigue: Strategies for Keeping Your Patients Safe & Your Hospital Out of Headlines ECRI Institute white papers and posters 2017 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards: Missed ventilator alarms is #3 on this year's list. Strategies to Improve Monitor Alarm Safety (poster) In the News: ECRI Institute comments on alarm safetyVentilators: The Stepchild of Alarm Management LinkedIn, August 26, 2015Redesigning Hospital Alarms for Patient Safety: Alarmed and Potentially Dangerous JAMA, 3/26/2014The Path to Alarm Safety TechNation, 3/2014Hospital's Simple Interventions Help Reduce Alarm Fatigue Modern Healthcare, 2/1/2014Safe Signals Health Facilities Management, 2/2014Silencing Many Hospital Alarms Leads To Better Health Care NPR, 1/27/2014Joint Commission Warns of Alarm Fatigue: Multitude of Alarms From Monitoring Devices Problematic JAMA, 6/12/2013Addressing Alarm Problems in the Emergency Department Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare, 5/2013Hospitals Warned of Alarm Fatigue The Boston Globe, 4/9/2013 Joint Commission resourcesNational Patient Safety Goals Effective January 1, 2014Joint Commission: National Patient Safety Goal on Alarm ManagementSentinel Event Alert: Medical Device Alarm Safety in HospitalsMedical Device Alarm Safety Infographic Alarm Safety webinar (May 1, 2013) Let Us Know How We Can HelpTo learn more, contact us today at (610) 825-6000, ext. 5655, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ecri.org/alarmreview.