Michael Argentieri is the Vice President of Market Development at ECRI Institute.
Michael Argentieri joined ECRI in 1981 as a Project Engineer. His initial duties included the clinical and laboratory evaluation of medical equipment and systems. He had performed comparative evaluations of breathing circuit heat and moisture exchangers, anesthesia systems, ventilators and invasive blood pressure sensors. Mr. Argentieri was also responsible for performing Accident Investigations on Anesthesia and Ventilation systems as well as consulting on Operating Room and Critical Care technologies. In 1989 Mr. Argentieri was promoted to Director of the Health Devices System which is responsible for all medical product evaluations, hazard and recall reports. In 1991, Mr. Argentieri was promoted to Vice President for Technology Management. In addition to the above responsibilities, this position was responsible for ECRI’s consulting division and other technology programs and publications such as the Select and the Hospital Product Comparison System. Mr. Argentieri’s Vice President position was also responsible for Sales, software development and print operations.
From 1997 till 2008, Mr. Argentieri left ECRI to hold several industrial positions starting with Vice President, Marketing, for Draeger Medical’s Anesthesia Division. This position oversaw the Marketing and Sales for anesthesia technologies as well as their development in the United States and Europe. Mr. Argentieri also consolidated Draeger Medical’s Information Technology development leading to his promotion as President and General Manager of Draeger Medical’s Healthcare Information Technology Division. This division was responsible for Draeger’s Anesthesia and Critical Care electronic medical record products. After a merger with Siemens Medical, the division also became responsible for the clinical front end to Siemens’s hospital-wide patient information systems. In 2005 Mr. Argentieri was selected by Olympus America to be their Vice President for Sales and Marketing and acting general manager for its medical diagnostics division. Olympus is a leading world-wide supplier of clinical chemistry and immune assay diagnostic technologies.
Vice President of Market Development at ECRI Institute