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New Technologies in Steam Sterilization

It is no secret that steam sterilizers are the reliable work horse of the sterile processing department (SPD). With growing caseload volumes facing many facilities it is important to consider the advantages modern steam sterilizers provide your department to help it run at peak efficiency... Read More

How to Prevent Retained Surgical Items

In the fast-paced and high-stress environment of an operating room (OR), it's possible for small items like surgical sponges and gauze and surgical instruments to be left in a patient's body unintentionally. These retained surgical items (RSIs) can cause serious patient harm... Read More

Endoscopy Reprocessing Standards are Evolving

Endoscopy procedures are some of the fastest-growing medical procedures in the world. More than 250 million endoscopies are performed each year globally, with this number continuing to grow year over year1. With that, standards and regulations are constantly evolving... Read More

What is Offsite Reprocessing

The Sterile Processing Department (SPD) is a highly critical department at a healthcare facility. The SPD is responsible for cleaning, decontaminating, sterilizing, and preparing surgical instruments for the Operating Room (OR). Many SPDs face challenges daily, from influxes in surgical case volumes and staffing shortages... Read More

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