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January 2017 Product Picks

Hospital-grade keyboard with cleaning button and analytic software, System-wide clinician performance technology, Retractable cord reels with antimicrobial treatment, Two-way pager with encryption capabilities, Urine cup with dual click screw cap, Hygienic laundering certification program for healthcare textiles

Enterprise labeling: Multi-modal model for modern supply chains?

Affixing the word “enterprise” as a modifier before any operation or task should help someone understand the operational expectations of the initiative at least,...

Enterprise labeling can be a trek worth taking

Enterprise labeling can be a trek worth taking Enterprise labeling UDI in disguise or wasteful enterprise? Where to start enterprise labeling — locations and products Enterprise labeling...

Safe patient handling shouldn’t be a pain in the neck

What can you do? That’s just the way it is — it comes with the territory. In healthcare, as in life, we submit to...

Catheter-care trifecta: compliant, cost-effective, innovative

Most patients have one or more catheters—most likely an intravenous (IV) or Foley urinary catheter—placed when admitted to a hospital. While their functions are...

In pursuit of clean

It is common knowledge that a dirty surgical instrument cannot be sterilized. But effectively cleaning them prior to sterilization is no easy task. Failure...

The SPD force multiplier: Ultrasonic cleaning

JANUARY 2017
CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: December 7, 2019

Loathing long sleeves; sorting soiled linens; the purpose of enzyme spray;...

Submit your questions email: editor@hpnonline.com phone: (941) 927-9345 ext. 202 Visit the Archives Q I am a certified SPD technician and have been working in the same hospital...

CS certification: Let 2017 be your year

Central Service (CS) professionals will benefit their careers, customers and patients by taking the initiative to become certified and not waiting for their state...

Engaging patients with digital assistance

If the healthcare reformation movement accomplished any significant change indelibly seared to the American culture and zeitgeist, it’s this: Patients no longer remain detached...