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ECRI is a total ly independent non profit research agency designated as a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization (WHO) . Such organizations are appointed to contribute to WHO’s publ ic health mission by providing special ized knowledge, exper tise, and support in the health field to the WHO and its member nations. ECRI is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading independent organizations committed to advancing the qual ity of healthcare with over 240 employees global ly.
ECRI’s focus is medical device technology, healthcare risk and quality management, and health technology assessment. It provides information services and technical assistance to more than 5,000 hospitals, healthcare organizations, ministries of health, government and planning agencies, voluntary sector organizations and accrediting agencies worldwide. Its databases (over 30), publications, information services and technical assistance services set the standard for the healthcare community.
Amongst its many products and services ECRI is pleased to provide readers of IMAGING Management with sample information on Computed Tomography Scanning Systems designed for use in medical imaging from its Healthcare Product Comparison Chart System (HPCS), which contains over 280 reports. The HPCS reports contain extensive information about the technology, its purpose, its principles of operation, stage of development and reported problems.
This extract from our database contains model by model specifications for easy assessment and review. The Computed Tomography Scanning Systems comparison chart includes ECRI’s ‘Recommended specifications’ (generic templates) which can be used for comparison and tendering purposes.
All of ECRI’s products and services are available through the European Office, addressing the special requirements of Europe and the UK. Utilising some of the world’s largest health related databases, help, support and guidance can be given to our European clients at a local level.
Publication of all submitted data is not possible: for further information please contact ECRI or [email protected].