Smart Storage for Back-up Instruments

Smart Storage for Back-up Instruments

With all the pressure central sterile staff are under to keep cases flowing through high-volume facilities, the last thing you want to do is give them an excuse to avoid retrieving a much-needed back-up instrument.And if your back-up instrument room is a disorganized...
Can You Pass This Infection Prevention Quiz?

Can You Pass This Infection Prevention Quiz?

It’s been more than a year since COVID-19 heightened the importance of following proper infection prevention protocols. Are you curious to see if your staff’s knowledge and daily practices get a clean bill of health? Have them answer the following questions and see if...
Do You Know Where Your Instruments Are?

Do You Know Where Your Instruments Are?

My hospital’s sterile processing department is a constant buzz of activity. We manage 2,000 instrument sets, and 47 techs work around the clock to reprocess more than 300 trays — from basic laparoscopy equipment to complex orthopedic instrumentation — each day. As one...