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Feb 29, 2024

In this CE-approved episode of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch identifies seven reasons why someone might consider quitting their job in the Sterile Processing industry: "If your current sterile processing role is causing you unreasonable amounts of stress, burnout, or depression, don’t be afraid to hit the eject...


Feb 22, 2024

In this CE-approved episode of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch explains how thoughtful signage and labeling can significantly improve workflows, efficiency, and standardization in SPDs: “While new employee orientation may only last 90 days, learning should last a lifetime, especially when it comes to the technical...


Feb 15, 2024

In this CE-approved episode of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch makes the case that competition in Sterile Processing education creates incentives for anyone involved in SP education, to create more innovative, high-quality content -- "Because every piece of education is uniquely created by unique individuals with unique...


Feb 8, 2024

In this CE-approved episode of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch encourages Sterile Processing managers to care for the well-being of their team members and help prevent employee burnout by cross-training and promoting a healthy work-life balance: “So how do we cope? How can we lead our teams and protect our teammates...


Feb 1, 2024

In this CE-approved episode of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch shares five keys to making the most of your 15 minutes of relaxation for yourself and your team: “Believe it or not, one of the most common frustrations and sources of conflict around the sterile processing break room has to do with fridge management. There...