Building a culture of continuous improvement in your CSSD is contingent upon many factors—one of those being auditing education....

When it comes to purchasing an instrument tracking software here are five questions to ask before signing....

Keeping track of individual instruments is critical to your organizational health. The old process of only tracking trays of instruments isn’t good enough. You need the data management that comes from...

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Lean In: Operational Challenges

Lean In: Operational Challenges

Welcome to Lean In, a series of three articles by Rachel Mandel, MD, MHA (OPS) and Marlin D. Minnis, Director ...
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Offsite Facilities: Transportation and Storage

Offsite Facilities: Transportation and Storage

As health systems continue to grow, the demand within CS/SPD to process and produce expands.  Today, we highlight how preemptive and ...
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Sterilization of Flexible Endoscopes: Benefits & Challenges

Sterilization of Flexible Endoscopes: Benefits & Challenges

As technology continues to advance, does it truly benefit both facilities and patients to apply the same routine sterilization procedures ...
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Data Utilization in Sterile Processing

Data Utilization in Sterile Processing

Sterile processing departments are some of the most data-rich environments in healthcare facilities. As surgical cases are completed ...
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5 Benefits of Automated Endoscope Reprocessing

5 Benefits of Automated Endoscope Reprocessing

Across the world, medical facilities use flexible endoscopes to care for, diagnose, and treat patients. Because these devices are intricate ...
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The Importance of a QA Check

The Importance of a QA Check

When it comes to sterile processing departments, quality assurance (QA) is a gamechanger for successful processes and procedures. Complete and ...
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The Challenges of Using Loaner Instruments

The Challenges of Using Loaner Instruments

Loaner instrumentation is one of the most challenging aspects of sterile processing. The instruments keep getting more complicated; ...
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How To Change Your Leadership Style and Adapt For The Right Situation

How To Change Your Leadership Style and Adapt For The Right Situation

The workplace has changed and evolved over the years, and with those changes and evolutions comes the need for new ...
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3 Essential SPD Training Strategies

Valuable recommendations to help keep your non-compliance rates down.

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