ECRI (formerly the Emergency Care Research Institute) is a nonprofit health services research agency and a Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization (WHO). Such organisations are appointed to contribute to the WHO’s public health
mission by providing specialise knowledge, expertise and support in the health field to the WHO and its member nations. ECRI’s mission is to improve the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare. It is widely recognised as one of the world's leading independent organisations committed to advancing the quality of healthcare. ECRI’s focus is healthcare technology, healthcare risk and quality management, patient safety improvement and healthcare environmental management. It provides information services and technical assistance to more than 5,000 hospitals, healthcare organisations, ministries of health, government and planning agencies, voluntary sector organisations, associations, and accrediting agencies worldwide. Its more than 30 databases, publications, information services, and technical assistance services set the standard for the healthcare community.
ECRI is pleased to provide readers of Healthcare IT Management with sample information on Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) from its Healthcare Product Comparison System (HPCS) which contains over 280 reports. Publication of all data is not possible. For further information, please contact ECRI.
This information is provided as a courtesy to readers. Neither ECRI nor Healthcare IT Management assumes any liability for decisions made on this data.