Digital training solution aims to improve operating room cleanliness and turnaround time

April 1, 2021

Ecolab Inc. announced it added to its Operating Room (OR) Program the Ecolab OR Program Reinforced, which includes an on-demand digital training element to help hospitals improve the quality and consistency of clean for this critical care area. 

Built on Ecolab’s intuitive, cloud-based Lobster Ink learning management platform, the digital training includes more than 30 lessons. The training and cleaning processes used in this content have been awarded the AORN SEAL OF RECOGNITION, which is reserved for the highest quality hospital staff training, education and in-service programs consistent with the AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. 

More than 2,000 operating rooms in North America rely on Ecolab’s OR Program to monitor and standardize cleaning processes and drive measurable improvements to clinical, operational and financial outcomes – helping to keep more than 2.3 million surgeries safe annually. The Ecolab OR Program can help improve the cleaning frequency and thoroughness of high-touch objects by up to 250% over industry average, while reducing OR turnover time. The addition of in-person training and on-demand lessons reinforces best practices for hospital OR turnover teams. This helps ensure all team members have the same knowledgebase to strengthen workflows and standardize cleaning protocols. 

Ecolab Inc. has the release