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Feb 2, 2023

In this CE-approved release of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank Balch talks about how you (yes, you!) can start creating sterile processing content of your very own.  And it's easier than you may think! // "You don't have to be as prolific as William Shakespeare or as funny as Mark Twain to write a great blog post. In fact, no...


Jan 19, 2023

In this CE-approved release of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch takes a hard look at department drama and how to address it:  -- "Personal matters aside, your sterile processing department has a mission to accomplish, and to do so, there is a certain standard for culture and communication that must be attained. Regardless...


Jan 12, 2023

Why are Sterile Processing groups on Facebook so popular?  What makes us as an industry so hungry for community & connection?  In this CE-approved release of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank Balch answers those questions and add some perspective of his own: "Ultimately, Sterile Processing Facebook groups have done what...


Jan 5, 2023

On this CE-approved release of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank examines the reasons, risks, and potential reward of the Sterile Processing traveling/agency dynamics in departments across the US: "Sterile Processing departments across the country are struggling to recruit and retain high quality, experienced, and certified...


Dec 29, 2022

On this CE-approved release of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank Balch examines what it's like to be on the "other" side of the instrument, and to experience surgery as a patient..."Ultimately, I was confronted with only one choice -- trust the process. I had to hope and believe that this Sterile Processing team had it together,...