ECRI Technology Decision Support
As the nation’s only independent medical device testing organization, ECRI conducts hands-on rigorous testing and evaluation of devices that informs real-world technology decision making across all care settings. No other private sector organization in North America assumes this responsibility or provides this level of information and assurance.
The depth and breadth of our pricing databases enables our members to benchmark pricing on nearly 2 million supplies and more than 100,000 capital equipment items. Members can view evidence-based product comparisons based on price and functional equivalency. Through these programs and customized consulting services, we assure smart purchasing choices and safe patient care.
Strategic Sourcing & Comparative Evaluations
Reduce clinical spend and enhance patient outcomes with integrated technology decision support solutions, pricing and utilization analytics, recall management, evidence-based assessments, and comparative product evaluations.
Improve total cost of ownership negotiations with customized reviews of your quoted prices
Clinical Evidence Assessment
Get the best available evidence on medical devices, drugs, procedures, and care processes with comprehensive custom research support
Understand and compare medical devices based on laboratory testing, ratings, and specification recommendations
Hospital Consumables and Supplies
Streamline decisions with pricing expertise that optimizes supply chain and clinician engagement
Optimize healthcare value analysis decisions and streamline recall management activities.
Ensure the removal of harmful products before they reach the patient with automated recall management software
Value Analysis Workflow
Integrate pricing and utilization analytics, evidence-based assessments, and comparative product evaluations to reduce clinical spend and enhance patient outcomes
Improve safety, manage costs, and ensure that medical technology acquisitions fit your strategic plans with our expert advisory services.
Evaluate and prioritize which technologies meet your health system’s clinical, strategic, and financial objectives
Cybersecurity for Medical Devices
Safeguard your technology by identifying and reducing cyber threats
Medical Equipment Planning and Procurement
Avoid costly technology mistakes when building or renovating with planning support from our unbiased engineers and project managers
Develop strategic and predictive replacement plans to meet organizational goals
Education and Certification
Ensure your facility meets technology needs and maintain a safe environment for patients and staff with our advisory services and educational programs.
Make sure clinical and professional staff are up to date on safety and risk management requirements with online certification and CME/CEU courses
Healthcare Environmental Manager Training and Certification (HEM)
Make crucial environmental decisions with certification from the internationally recognized healthcare workforce safety and security program