HPN Container Complexities
CS Solutions June - Scope storage, expiration; policy, procedure necessary for QA in SPD
PPE-Prepared for Prevention Every Time
When to reprocess stored scopes; CS department practice assessment
Brainstorm: Confidence in Instrument Sterilization
How to properly clean medical scopes and improve patient safety: 10 steps
Cracking the duodenoscope reprocessing case
May 2015 CS Connections
Are you meeting the current manufacturers’ requirements?
Value analysis is instrumental
US Senator Patty Murray addresses the FDA on Endoscope outbreaks 2/3/2015
Innovative surgical technology a boon in value-based care delivery modelshttp://www.hpnonline.com/inside/2014-03/1403-OR-SIG.html
100 Infection Control Products You Need to Know
OR Today Company Showcase
endonurse- Scope Repair Advice from the Experts
HPN 10/13 CS Storage Bins
Immediate-use sterilization should not be convient-use practice
Healthmark Offers Tosi for Sterile Processing
Sterile processing a new green machine: Sustainable SPDs deliver efficiencies, hefty savings potential
Industry leaders, including Ralph Basile of Healthmark, discuss sustainability trends and programs in the Sterile Processing.
Medical Device Reprocessing: Next Steps (page 28)
Best Practices to Keep Your Instruments Moist
Sterile Processing Certification... Does it Have Value
Instrument placement in ultrasonic; PPE in decontam; alternative shelf liners
A Clean Start: Priority Issues From the AAMI/FDA Medical Device Reprocessing Summit
Determining the appropriate soils that represent the soils from actual use is a continuing question for validation studies, just as determining the appropriate verification assays is a struggle for end-user verification, according to Bryans and two other summit presenters, Emily F. Mitzel, laboratory manager at Nelson Laboratories, Inc., and Ralph J. Basile, vice president, Healthmark Industries Company, Inc.
Super heated steam; shoes for SPD; proper use of containers for IUSS
Quality assured: SPDs improve processes, outcomes
"The healthcare field is dynamic. Scientific advances have brought about some incredible advances in surgical and medical technology and instrumentation, which has advanced the quality of care. This new technology is more complex than ever before and thus presents a great challenge to SPDs, relative to care, reprocessing and sterilization," said Ray Taurasi, MBA, CRCST, CHL, FCS, ACE, director of clinical sales and service, eastern region, Healthmark Industries. "SPD requires the tools, resources and knowledge to address these new challenges and ensure quality outcomes."