Maintenance & Repair

Photo courtesy Mobile Instrument Service & Repair, Inc.
Sourcing & Logistics

Managing the tool-care continuum

March 21, 2019
If only healthcare facilities operated under limitless budgets they could dispose of their reusable devices, equipment and tools after each use and simply buy new products for...
Sterile Processing

Team LeeSar puts customers, patients first via Lean staff

April 20, 2017
Stride into the Sterile Processing wing of LeeSar Regional Service Center, Fort Myers, FL, and your gaze will be lured up to a sign suspended from the ceiling that reads in bold...
Julie Williamson
Sterile Processing

Good repair vendor relations improve safety, cut costs

March 20, 2017
Healthcare facilities are jeopardizing both patient safety and budgets if they aren’t partnering effectively and proactively with their original equipment manufacturers and third...
Healthmark MAG310 enhanced visual inspection product
Sterile Processing

The full scope of instrument care

Jan. 25, 2017
While sterile processing follows a logical series of steps — decontamination, cleaning and sterilization — so only safe and effective instruments reach the hands of the surgeon...
Sterile Processing

Instrument care tips

Jan. 25, 2017
Preventative maintenance program tipsJanice Reed CRCST, Interim SPD Manager for B.E. Smith, offers the following tips to CS/SPD professionals when implementing a preventative ...
The Pure Processing FlexiPump Independent Flushing System
Sterile Processing

In pursuit of clean

Dec. 15, 2016
It is common knowledge that a dirty surgical instrument cannot be sterilized. But effectively cleaning them prior to sterilization is no easy task. Failure to pre-clean instruments...