clinical intelligence for supply chain leadership

April 2018 Product Picks

Scrub management system, Shared decision-making playbook, Post-free distraction system for hip arthroscopy, Wearable locater system, Healthcare mobile computer

Keep supply lines fluid

Supply chain executives with deep ties to the non-acute care segment list and explain some of the obvious and obscure supply chain challenges unique to the non-acute or outpatient segment.

Tips, tools for managing ambulatory / outpatient facility supply chain

Supply chain executives working in the ambulatory/outpatient arena discuss ways to help an ASC or outpatient facility/department improve its supply chain operations.

Clinical assessments help ASC’s reach target goals

Clinical assessments help ambulatory surgical centers discover hidden opportunities for growth and success.

Savvy scheduling in the surgical suite

OR clinicians and scheduling system manufacturers discuss scheduling challenges, best practices and modern scheduling systems that help increase volume while keeping surgical cases on track.

Technology takes the lead in reducing sepsis

When sepsis is suspected, minutes count. Early detection, treatment, and quick and easy communication among caregivers is critical.

The elevation revelation

HPN’s annual salary survey shows most in the sterile processing profession want higher pay and greater recognition of their role in patient care and safety among healthcare organization leaders.

Secrets to a successful career in Sterile Processing

Seasoned sterile processing professionals share what CS/SPD employees can do to advance the field, climb the career ladder and achieve salary gains.

The science of speed

Today’s rapid readout biological indicators
APRIL 2018
CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2023
IAHCSMM Expiration: March 9, 2021

Soaking solutions; hand sanitizer violations; identifying mysterious gray stains

Ray Taurasi fields questions from sterile processing professionals about how to soak instruments properly, using the right hand sanitizer, and identifying the source of stains on equipment and supplies.