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.
The clock is ticking on the National Patient Safety Goal. 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 our clinical alarms experts have to say about the issues surrounding alarm management safety.