Regional Director, Asia Pacific Region, ECRI
Eric Woo is the Regional Director for ECRI Asia Pacific and is responsible for the business development activities, research initiatives, project execution, and operational management in the APAC region. Prior to joining ECRI in 2015, he was the Chief Operating Officer of a private hospital specializing in sports injuries and stem cell technology.
Over his 26 years career in healthcare, Eric has been involved in various businesses for medical technology organisations in Asia Pacific, managing a private hospital, and research involvement in Stem Cells therapy for regenerative medicine. His healthcare management knowledge and experience has contributed to notable successes in his career such as improvement in operational workflow in hospitals, introduction of new technology in the Asian healthcare market, improved methodology for technology adoption utilizing evidence-based approach, to name a few.
In recent years, Eric has provided consultation, trainings and presentations related to Healthcare Technology Management (HTM), policy and implementation to various groups such as healthcare authorities and regulators, hospitals, associations, and conferences in Asia Pacific. He is a strong advocate of managing patient safety risk through the management of people, process, and technology in the healthcare setting.