Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - Broward Health Awarded First ECRI Healthcare Supply Chain Award

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - Broward Health was recently awarded the first Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI) Healthcare Supply Chain Award for achieving excellence in overall spend management and adopting best practice solutions into their supply chain processes.

Broward Health’s dedication to improving healthcare quality and reducing costs by leveraging the full range of ECRI Institute’s supply chain services is recognized by their long-term commitment and participation in SELECTplus and PriceGuide advisory services.

“We appreciate the time, effort and genuine dedication that Broward Health’s team puts into adopting best practice solutions for supply chain,” said Anthony J. Montagnolo, executive vice president and CEO of ECRI.

For more than 40 years, ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization, has been dedicated to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research to discover which medical procedures, devices, drugs and processes are best to improve patient care. As pioneers in this science, they have the unique ability to marry practical experience and uncompromising independence with the thoroughness and objectivity of evidence-based research.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 70 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Broward General Medical Center, Broward Health North Broward Medical Center, Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center, Broward Health Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit

(L to R): Tom Sisk, ECRI Institute, regional account executive; Frank Nask, President/CEO of Broward Health; Brian Bravo, director of corporate resources and materials management of Broward Health; Robert Martin, CFO of Broward Health; Jennifer Myers, ECRI Institute, VP select technology services; and Jim Robertson, ECRI Institute, area VP south and east.