This free educational site is intended to help you understand the issues of alarm safety in your facility, and take steps to improve it. ECRI Institute has decades of experience in analyzing hazards from medical devices. Most of the reports involving alarm problems are with physiologic monitors (including telemetry) and ventilators.
National Patient Safety Goal on Clinical Alarms
ECRI Institute's Alarm Readiness Service can help you track your progress toward meeting the Joint Commission's clinical alarm safety requirements. Or, if you're in need of a full-scale service, we can help you with an Alarm Management Safety Review.
Read what one of our clinical alarms experts had to say about the issues surrounding alarm management safety.