clinical intelligence for supply chain leadership

Sealing cracks in the care continuum

Healthcare delivery doesn’t stop at the hospital exit anymore. In today’s care continuum model it’s no longer a matter of managing products and services for inpatient care only. What’s Supply Chain’s role?

Inclusion collusion

Industry experts suggest how to design kits and procedure trays to enhance and support clinical and workflow effectiveness and efficiency.

The trouble with textiles

Only in recent years has textiles been given the attention merited as a potential source of HAIs. Facilities are finding new products to help them solve the problem.

Healthcare soils 101: Identifying and removing them

November 2017
CBSPD Expiration: October 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: October 3, 2020

IAHCSMM now accepting applications for new endoscope certification program pilot exam

IAHCSMM is currently accepting applications to participate in a discounted pilot exam for the new Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) certification.

Passing eyewasher inspections; creating a suitable space for scope processing

Ray Taurasi offers advice on how to set up a safe, compliant eyewasher station and what’s needed to create a suitable space for processing endoscopes.

Seeing is believing, right?

Visual inspection of endoscopes doesn’t enable sterile processing pros to spot everything because it’s not foolproof and likely will miss residual microscopic organisms that remain within the nooks, crannies and tubing.

Discovering the obvious

What are some of the most obvious warning signs your endoscopic equipment has not been cleaned properly before HLD or sterilization? Experts weigh in.

Uncovering the obscure

What are some of the most obscure warning signs your endoscopic equipment has not been cleaned properly before HLD or sterilization? Experts weigh in.

Tipping point for sure-fire cleaning techniques

What are some useful tips on how to inspect cleaned endoscopic devices before they are placed into the HLD unit or sterilizer? Experts weigh in.