December 2023

Sourcing & Logistics

Leadership Lessons from the Bellwether League Foundation

Nov. 28, 2023
This year’s Bellwether League Foundation Leadership Forum focused on the expanding role of the healthcare supply chain. The event, held at Marquette University on October...
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Sourcing & Logistics

Clinging to customer service amid cost containment

Nov. 28, 2023
20 suppliers demonstrate devotion to provider base
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Sourcing & Logistics

From Vendor to Industry Partner: The Evolving Role in Healthcare

Nov. 28, 2023
In today's rapidly changing healthcare landscape, the distinction between vendors and industry partners has never been more critical. While both play a pivotal role in providing...
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Infection Prevention

Sanford Health’s Instrument Quality Conundrum

Nov. 28, 2023
Lead coordinator, Central Processing/Surgical Services at Sanford Health shares with Healthcare Purchasing News how she became a water quality expert

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Sterile Processing

Aligning on aeration, drying, storage and transport standards

Nov. 28, 2023
As if the work of sterile processing (SP) professionals wasn’t complex enough, advances in medical and surgical technologies continue to present them with additional challenges...
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Continuing Education

Sterilization Choices for the SPD

Nov. 28, 2023
The Lesson Plan discusses the importance of proper sterilization of surgical instruments and explores two common sterilization methods used in hospitals: steam sterilization and...
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Sterile Processing

SPD Ergonomics Planning Worth the Effort & Investment

Nov. 28, 2023
Due to the nature of the work performed in sterile processing departments (SPDs), SP technicians are often required to perform physically demanding tasks for prolonged periods...
Sterile Processing

Part II- Designate, Develop, and Demonstrate

Nov. 28, 2023
Q: November’s article asked: “We just had a staff meeting and our manager told us that ‘Results from a recent survey of the department stated we need to have...
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Sterile Processing

High-Level Disinfection vs. Sterilization: Education is Key

Nov. 28, 2023
Healthcare Purchasing News received an update on the current landscape surrounding HLD vs. sterilization from industry experts
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Coonnecting the Dots
Coonnecting the Dots
Coonnecting the Dots
Coonnecting the Dots
Coonnecting the Dots
Sourcing & Logistics

Connecting the dots

Nov. 28, 2023
French post-impressionist George Seurat recognized and understood that chromoluminarism and pointillism could generate beautiful art using dots in the 19th century, a philosophy...