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May 23, 2022

If there were one area of your department where it constantly looked like a bomb went off, where would it be? Chances are good your backup inventory storage area might top that list. In addition to being a major source of headache and frustration for your team, poorly managed backup inventory data can dramatically...


May 16, 2022

If you want to elicit groans and frustrated head shaking from a crowd of Sterile Processing professionals, mention the word: Clinics. With healthcare and procedure-based services increasingly growing outside of the OR environment, reprocessing support of clinics has become a major source of challenge among departments...


May 9, 2022

You and your department work hard every day to correctly and compliantly reprocess surgical instruments. But, how do you PROVE IT when the accreditation surveyors from The Joint Commission, DNV, and others show up with their clipboards and checklists? On this episode 6 of Season 16 "Yes, We Scan!", we sit down with...


May 2, 2022

What role, if any, should your individual tracking system metrics play in your annual review process? Are you the most productive technician on your team in decontamination? Should that impact your annual raise or promotion opportunities? On this episode 5 of Season 16 "Yes, We Scan!", we sit down with Cody Troutt,...


Apr 25, 2022

"Which doctor are these loaners for?" "How many trays are needed for this case?" "Where did the loaners go for the first case tomorrow morning?" On this Episode 4 of Season 16 "Yes, We Scan!", we sit down with Jill Sweeney, CRCST Clinical Educator with Censis Technologies, Inc. to discuss the complex and often...