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Is 100%3 still relevant for hospital SPDs?

September 2017
CBSPD Expiration: August 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: August 3, 2020

Connecting the dots, removing the spots

When it comes to disinfectants and sterilants, it is important to understand what they can and can’t do, and where and how to use them properly.

An overview of lean transformation in sterile processing

DECEMBER 2017
CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: October 31, 2020

Inclusion collusion

Industry experts suggest how to design kits and procedure trays to enhance and support clinical and workflow effectiveness and efficiency.

Getting a handle on instrument storage

There is no shortage of options when it comes to keeping instruments protected and free of contaminates during storage and transport.

Loaner tray solutions

The CS/SPD at Eisenhower Army Medical Center grapples with instruments storage and tight quarters.

Decontam is in the details

New guidance documents are on the horizon that will impact decontamination processes in central CS/SPD departments – and new products too.

Optimizing reprocessing

CS/SPD departments that have successfully improved their reprocessing turnover shared the practices, tools and services they use to achieve their goals.

Tools of the trade

Innovation and progress continues in the surgical instrument market as manufacturers improve on earlier generations and introduce novel technologies.

In pursuit of clean

It is common knowledge that a dirty surgical instrument cannot be sterilized. But effectively cleaning them prior to sterilization is no easy task. Failure...