ECRI Institute Europe
Weltech Centre Ridgeway
Welwyn Garden City
Herts AL7 2AA
Tel: +44 (0)1707 871511
Fax: +44 (0)1707 393138
ECRI Institute, a non-profit organisation, de dicates itself to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research in healthcare to uncover the best approaches to improving patient care. As pioneers in this science for nearly 40 years, ECRI Institute marries ex perience and independence with the objectivity of evidence based research.
ECRI’s focus is medical device technology, health care risk and quality management, and health technology assessment. It provides information services and technical assistance to more than 5,000 hospitals, healthcare organisations, mini s tries of health, government and planning agen cies, vo luntary sector organisations and accrediting agencies worldwide. Its databases (over 30), publications, information services and technical assistance services set the standard for the healthcare community.
More than 5,000 healthcare organisations worldwide rely on ECRI Institute’s expertise in patient safety improvement, risk and quality management, healthcare processes, devices, procedures and drug technology. ECRI Institute is one of only a handful of organisations designated as both a Col la bo rating Centre of the World Health Orga ni sation and an evidence-based practice centre by the US Agency for healthcare re search and quality.
For more information,visit www.ecri.org