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Getting a handle on instrument storage

There is no shortage of options when it comes to keeping instruments protected and free of contaminates during storage and transport.

Decontam is in the details

New guidance documents are on the horizon that will impact decontamination processes in central CS/SPD departments – and new products too.

Microbiology essentials for the SPD

JULY 2017
CBSPD Expiration: June 30, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: June 9, 2020

Optimizing reprocessing

CS/SPD departments that have successfully improved their reprocessing turnover shared the practices, tools and services they use to achieve their goals.

Considering a higher level of quality for scopes

June 2017
CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: April 30, 2020

Empowered by real science

2017 IAHCSMM educational sessions teach attendees how to defend, protect and reinforce the knowledge, experience and confidence they have about the work they do.

Team LeeSar puts customers, patients first via Lean staff

The right motivation and philosophy, Lean-trained staff, well-designed processes, and best tools earned LeeSar HPN’s 2017 SPD Department of the Year award.

Validated? It’s complicated

The sterile processing community considers proposed efforts to standardize manufacturer IFUs for ease of use, to drive more effective cleaning/sterilization, and improve patient safety.

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

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