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ECRI Cautions Hospitals About Tech Hype
Health Leaders Media

A device that allows untrained nurses to sedate colonoscopy patients without an anesthesiologist, hospital gowns woven with infection-fighting copper, and oral drugs embedded with sensors are among the emerging technologies senior executives may be pressured to bring into their hospitals and healthcare systems.

But the 2014 edition of the ECRI Institute’s annual “Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List” aims to distinguish between must-have technologies and hype.