Strategic Sourcing

Optimize your supply chain, engage physicians, and improve clinical outcomes by making cost-effective and safe technology decisions with robust analytics, software, and services

Supply chain touches every department within a healthcare facility. It’s also a top operating expense, playing a strategic role in the cost, quality, and outcomes of an organization. ECRI has a broad set of memberships that will optimize your supply chain, and improve clinical outcomes.

Take action with comprehensive market intelligence and analytics

ECRI analyzes more than 2 million unique medical supplies and hundreds of thousands of capital items and services annually and compiles the information in its knowledgebase, so you can be confident you are making smart, strategic decisions. Our analytics and dashboards help you standardize, benchmark pricing and utilization, track spending, and identify significant savings opportunities.

Benefit from a centralized, integrated value analysis process

Streamline your product evaluation process from pipeline development to sourcing with our value analysis workflow software. Our intuitive workflow platform delivers objective clinical analysis and pricing data for supplies, capital equipment, purchased services, and emerging technologies.

Drive collaboration and transparency across stakeholders

We make it easy for key decision makers to visualize and reach consensus on product selections in an unbiased, transparent process designed to support cost, quality, and outcomes. Once decisions are made, we manage your entire RFP process, comparing technologies based on key performance indicators and guiding your supplier selections.

We have enjoyed incredible financial and business success utilizing ECRI's tools in every aspect of our procurement process.
Kevin Pattison
Director, Supply Chain Management and Material Services,
UCSF Medical Center

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