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Sep 13, 2021

You wake up this morning, grab your cup of coffee and head into work. You get there to greet a new department - one that you have very little familiarity with - the Sterile Processing Department. You have a couple of days to observe the state of affairs and then congratulations the department is yours to manage! What...


Sep 6, 2021

As healthcare professionals, we go to great lengths to make sure that our Operating Rooms are safe and that the sterility of medical devices is maintained to prevent harm to patients. What if, after all that effort, the culprit for spreading illness is actually your HVAC system? A potential breeding ground for...


Aug 30, 2021

When a problem strikes in Sterile Processing or the Operating Room that puts a patient at risk, the knee jerk reaction is to what? To fire the person responsible. On this Season 7 Rewind episode, we talked with a mathematics major on a full scholarship-turned-Sterile Processing leader about the cultural shift that needs...


Aug 23, 2021

Managers come, managers go. Does your Sterile Processing team maintain your momentum through these leadership transitions, or are you left reeling with unfinished projects, unenforced policy changes, and broken accountability? On this final episode 8 of Beyond Clean season 13, we sit down with Michael Compton,...


Aug 16, 2021

You would assume if someone called you or showed up at your department door with a product for you to buy, they'd have a good idea about what Sterile Processing entails, right? ....right? Do vendors in our industry have their own orientation and onboarding like we do? On this episode 7 of Beyond Clean season 13, we...