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Beyond Clean Podcast

May 20, 2019

Have you ever been asked to reprocess an implant device that had been removed from a patient? Chances are high that you have encountered this scenario at least once in your Sterile Processing career, but to date, there has been very little written or discussed on the topic. How can you ensure the device can be...


May 13, 2019

In an industry defined by our standards, recommendations, and guidelines, there are still many misunderstanding related to how these documents can and should impact compliant reprocessing of medical devices in our hospitals. On this week's episode of the Beyond Clean podcast, we talk to Chuck Hughes, the new...


May 6, 2019

How much do you know about the history of ethylene oxide and the formative role it has played in modern medical device sterilization? For older generations of Sterile Processing professionals, images of large tanks and extended aeration times may come to mind. For younger generations of technicians, EtO technology may...


Apr 29, 2019

How much protein is left on your surgical instruments after “cleaning”? How much protein is too much? And how would you know? On this week’s edition of the Beyond Clean podcast we invite Dr. Thomas Vanzieleghem, Scientific Director & Biofilm expert with OneLIFE SA, to speak with us about protein detection...


Apr 22, 2019

How do you know your decontamination equipment (washers and ultrasonic cleaners) are really working as they should? What does “passing” and “failing” a daily quality test actually tell you about your current cleaning process? On this week’s episode of the Beyond Clean podcast, we bring back international...