ERT Named Innovation Award Recipient by Philadelphia Business Journal

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Company Recognized for Advancements in Patient Safety

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We hope that this recognition helps to raise awareness of the need for better and more efficient solutions for assessing suicide risk and enhancing suicide prevention efforts globally.”

ERT, a leading global solution provider for high-quality patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection, today announced that it has been honored as a 2014 Innovation Award Recipient by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The awards program recognizes the region’s leading companies for their innovations in the fields of healthcare and life sciences.

ERT was named the Highest Ranked Winner in the program’s Patient Safety category for AVERT™, its innovative approach to help prevent suicide. AVERT™ is an electronic patient reported suicide risk assessment system providing a reliable, efficient, and repeatable process for identifying patients at risk for suicide and enabling the care giver to determine appropriate treatment.

“We are very proud to be recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal with this award,” said James Corrigan, President and CEO of ERT. “We hope that this recognition helps to raise awareness of the need for better and more efficient solutions for assessing suicide risk and enhancing suicide prevention efforts globally.”

For more information on AVERT, please visit http://www.ert.com/healthcare.

About ERT
ERT (http://www.ert.com) is a leading provider of high-quality patient safety and efficacy data collection solutions for use in clinical drug development and healthcare settings. ERT delivers the most widely deployed solutions in centralized cardiac safety, respiratory services, suicide risk assessment and Clinical Outcome Assessments (COA) – which includes patient, clinician and observer reported outcomes. By efficiently integrating these solutions through a system built upon a scientific and regulatory foundation, ERT is able to increase the accuracy and reliability of patient data that it collects, analyzes and delivers. ERT is a global organization with headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa. and offices throughout the U.S., U.K., Japan and Germany.

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