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Instrument Processing Professional Services

Instrument Processing Professional Services

STERIS provides the assistance required to improve and sustain the performance of your sterile processing department (SPD). Our Sterile Processing Assessments can provide strategic and operational recommendations to improve clinical compliance, quality outcomes, management systems, and the financial performance of your SPD.

All our services are based on industry guidelines, standards, such as AAMI ST79, regulations, best practices, clinical requirements,
and the Manufacturer's Instructions for Use (IFUs), and specific Customer requirements. These services can include:

  • On-site consulting to improve sterile processing operations and performance
  • Competency-based education and training for both staff and leadership
  • Interim staffing to fill vacant sterile processing positions

Contact us today and learn how we can help!

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Let us help with the challenges
associated with instrument processing

Clinical and Regulatory Compliance

Clinical & Regulatory
Compliance

Complex instruments, properly
processed, and audit ready

  • Surgical instruments and flexible endoscopes processed according to manufacturer's IFUs
  • Properly processed and handled complicated or sophisticated loaner instruments
  • Accurate data on key performance indicators available to share with hospital leadership
Leadership and Staffing

Leadership & Staffing
 

Staff shortages, addressed and
trending positive

  • Interim Management and SPD trained staff ready for scheduled or rapid deployment
  • Efficient case flow and communication between the OR and SPD
  • OR support for minimally invasive surgical procedures
Education and Training

Education & Training
 

Leadership development and
Technician training

  • Highly trained SPD Leaders and Technicians certified on IAHCSMM and CBSPD standards
  • Surgeon and OR team confident they're supported by a strong SPD
  • Increased employee satisfaction and retention
Process and Quality Improvements

Process & Quality
Improvements

Improved outcomes and documented
key performance indicators

  • Improved tray accuracy and quality indicators
  • Robust technology for IFU compliance and instrument tray optimization
  • Continuing education in-services to methodically improve and enhance processes and quality
SPD Capacity Solutions

SPD Capacity
Solutions

Support OR growth and consolidation

  • Meeting current surgical case volume and ready for future growth
  • Driving sustainable improvements for how SPD space and resources are utilized
  • A trusted partner assisting with offsite and onsite processing for instruments and flexible endoscopes

 

SUSTAINED IMPROVEMENTS –
PROTECTING YOUR INVESTMENT

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We ensure you have the resources and processes to sustain your SPD operational improvements.

Our services help overcome challenges in the SPD. Contact us today and learn how we can help!

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EXCLUSIVE TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM PARTNERS*

Blue Fin

IFU Compliance Software

  • Provides real-time decontamination and sterilization guidance
  • Calculates, communicates, and documents IFU details through a dashboard
  • Accelerates staff training and long-term education
OpFlow

Instrument Tray Optimization Program

  • Programs for both hospital-owned and vendor trays
  • Helps reduce hospital-owned tray sizes and aligns tray inventory with procedure volume
  • Identifies loaner trays that are pulled, opened, and used by procedure

*BLUEfin and OpFlow are technology products and services owned by external, separate companies. STERIS has partnered with these companies in order to present IFU compliance and instrument efficiency options for Customers.

*BLUEfin and OpFlow are technology products and services owned by external, separate companies. STERIS has partnered with these companies in order to present IFU compliance and instrument efficiency options for Customers.