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February 2018 Product Picks

New brush for cleaning lumens, Medical garment protects central line and catheter devices, Sterile, multi-purpose lubricating jelly, Powder absorbable hemostat, Free CEU educational game for sterile processing professionals, Mobile app connects physicians with CDI-coding departments

Mobile tech expands to strengthen supply chain links

If mobile capabilities represent the future of healthcare interoperability, then welcome to the future. Clinical and supply chain operations continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in mobile-assisted healthcare.

Big wins from small devices

Supply chain pros highlight success stories from mobile device use – even linked to the cloud.

Overcome any pains in the apps

Healthcare supply chain pros discuss what makes apps effective, useful and valuable.

Keeping track pays you back

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Using a tracking device in the OR to scan supplies and capture data at the point-of-care is moving towards the norm.

Be choosy when choosing new technology

Get expert tips and advice for selecting the right point-of-use instrument scanning technology for your operating room.

The acceleration of infection detection

Medical researchers and product manufacturers are working diligently to deliver infection screening tools that work faster and more accurately than those of earlier generations.

Do not trust, verify!

CS/SPD pros and equipment suppliers share insights on quality assurance/sterility assurance and advice on how to prepare for and manage unexpected breakdowns.

Preparing the CS/SPD for the unexpected

Sterile processing expert and consultant Michele DeMeo explains how SPDs can prepare for the unexpected.

Successful SPD (re)construction

CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2023
IAHCSMM Expiration: January 11, 2021