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Feb 6, 2023

What’s at the center of all the washing, assembling, and sterilizing in an SPD that keeps patients safe and surgeries moving forward? People. Skilled technicians who manage to get the job done regardless of the stressors, work environment, or available tools. As an industry, how to we recognize these sterilizing...


Jan 30, 2023

Data makes the world go 'round when it comes to investment in Sterile Processing for staffing, equipment, and other resources. But what kind of data do we even get out of our surgical suites? What do our surgeons know about instrument data and what do they need to know? 

On this Season 19 episode of "The Surgeons We...


Jan 23, 2023

How does Sterile Processing remove the drama from trauma? Whether it is locating that one-of-a-kind set or turning over trays on the tightest timelines, trauma cases can spark chaos for both the operating room and central sterile. 
 
On this Season 19 episode of "The Surgeons We Serve," a season focused on spotlighting...


Jan 16, 2023

Ever heard the phrase, "It takes one to know one?" Well, in the case of Dr. George Cybulski, Associate Professor Of Surgery at St. George's University, "It takes one to teach one." You see, Dr. Cybulski isn't your average neurosurgeon and medical school professor -- he also happens to hold his Sterile Processing...


Jan 9, 2023

When tiny lives are in the operating room, the superhero partnership between sterile processing and pediatric surgery makes a truly lifelong difference.

On this Season 19 episode of "The Surgeons We Serve," a season focused on spotlighting the intersection of surgeons & surgical instruments, we are joined by Dr. Erik...