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February 2017 Product Picks

Heated vest personal protective equipment, Four-hour rapid readout biological indicator for vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization, Free-standing portable stadiometer, Apple iOS-compatible wireless oximeter, Clean and Dirty Locks for extra round soaker security, and PCA 7.0 Infusion System integrates with the electronic medical record .

Pharmacy: Tipping or tripping point for Supply Chain?

If you’re looking for the closest connection to retail healthcare you can find in a hospital setting, look no further than Pharmacy whose leaders...

Let’s clear the air

Invisible invaders are almost always lurking in the air, ready to make people sick — or sicker. Airborne pathogens in the healthcare setting, Legionella,...

Don’t choke back the smoke

No healthcare worker would dare light a cigarette on the job or accept that behavior from anyone else. In fact, smoking anywhere inside a...

Screening strategies help battle antibiotic resistance

We are perched on a global time bomb. Antibiotics, once considered the “magic bullet” for infections, are turning against us. Philip M. Tierno, Jr,...

The full scope of instrument care

While sterile processing follows a logical series of steps — decontamination, cleaning and sterilization — so only safe and effective instruments reach the hands...

Instrument care tips

Preventative maintenance program tips Janice Reed CRCST, Interim SPD Manager for B.E. Smith, offers the following tips to CS/SPD professionals when implementing a preventative maintenance...

Daily keynote speakers set to inspire at 2017 IAHCSMM Annual Conference

For the first time, the IAHCSMM Annual Conference will feature an inspiring and insightful keynote speaker for each day of the conference. These four...

Hydrogen peroxide sterilization in healthcare facilities today

FEBRUARY 2017
CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: January 9, 2020

Decontaminating open sets; separating sharps; ultrasonic testing variables

Submit your questions email: editor@hpnonline.com phone: (941) 927-9345 ext. 202 Visit the Archives Q If you have to open a sterilized instrument set in SPD to check for...