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Jul 29, 2021

In this episode of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank Balch looks at white papers in Sterile Processing and whether they are accomplishing what they set out to accomplish. "...in the Sterile Processing world, I am going to say what 99.9% of our frontline professionals already know, and I dare you to prove me wrong --- no...


Jul 22, 2021

In this episode 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 one even has...


Jul 15, 2021

Ever feel like the "pizza party" is the bare minimum the hospital can do to make you feel appreciated?  You're not alone. In this episode of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank Balch looks at why the pizza party has become a cliche in our departments and what leaders should really be doing to recognize their teams: "So trust me...


Jul 8, 2021

Failed your Sterile Processing certification exam?  You're not alone.  Approximately 40% of test takers fail the exam on their first try. In this episode of Articles-On-The Go, Hank Balch looks at all the reasons you have to not be discouraged upon getting that first negative result. // "...Perhaps the most...


Jul 1, 2021

What potential harm could there be in a visit to your local clinic?  More than you might think... In this episode of Articles-On-The-Go, Hank Balch examines the need for standards and guidelines in the clinic settings, and the dangers of avoiding them. // "At the end of the day, patients don't give a damn about data,...