Alarm Management Resources: Alarm Safety Handbook and Workbook

July 30, 2014 | Evaluations & Guidance


Alarm hazards have been recognized as a key patient safety issue, and healthcare facilities are expected to develop programs to assess and improve how clinical alarms are managed. ECRI has published the following resources to help deal with these formidable tasks. This material provides a starting point from which hospitals can begin to create their own alarm management programs. (Note that additional alarm safety resources can be accessed from our Alarm Management: The Essentials page. )

These resources are presented here as free downloads to members of the Device Evaluation, Device Evaluation Plus, and Capital Guide services. Print editions of the Handbook and Workbook together can be purchased by members for $45 plus shipping. To order yours, call +1 (610) 825-6000, ext. 5889, or e-mail Ask about...

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