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Sep 25, 2020

Reprocessing flexible endoscopes is a challenging task that begs the question: is it finally time for a paradigm shift in endoscope reprocessing? Based on a ground-breaking research study regarding the dangers of contaminant exposure, reprocessing errors, and ineffective cleaning measures, infection control teams...


Sep 21, 2020

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...


Sep 14, 2020

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 Season 4 rewind of the Beyond Clean podcast, we bring back international...


Sep 7, 2020

Decontamination of loaner and consignment instrument trays is one of the most complex processes in a Sterile Processing department, and yet many facilities simply treat every vendor tray the same way -- regardless of the manufacturer's specific instructions for use. On this Season 4 rewind of the Beyond Clean podcast,...


Aug 31, 2020

What if we told your hospital CEO they could save tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars by INVESTING more resources into your Sterile Processing department? Would you believe there is a $50 billion opportunity in the United States alone to reduce costs AND increase quality related to...