September 17, 2020
If you have managed SPD, you know the drill: Monday morning, dirty trays are at a minimum and things are generally “caught up”. Each day thereafter, the quantity of dirty
August 21, 2020
4 Strategies to Improve OR-Sterile Processing Department Teamwork & Culture I cannot think of any two departments in healthcare that depend on each other and require […]
May 20, 2020
Not that long ago, Healthcare organizations were reluctant to “invest” in their Sterile Processing Departments.
May 12, 2020
As Perioperative Healthcare Leaders, we can all agree that these are unprecedented times. Staffing and supply resources have rightfully been diverted to care of COVID 19 patients.
December 5, 2019
Where does the decontamination process begin in sterile processing? First, we have to understand what decontamination is and how important decontamination is to the patient …
September 16, 2019
Sterile processing has a direct and significant effect on surgeon satisfaction, risk, patient safety, revenue, and cost. Disruptions in sterile processing or improper sterilization …
August 7, 2019
High turnover rates of SPD directors and managers, educators, supervisors and technicians can have a significant effect on the OR and elsewhere in a healthcare institution. […]