Category: Email Blasts

Is there a storm brewing in your SPD?

Is there a storm brewing in your SPD? You could say that Sterile Processing is the science of minimizing risk. Carefully following IFUs, reducing bio-burden, monitoring process parameters minimize the risk that viable microorganisms will survive and potentially be transferred to the next patient awaiting care. However, even in the best processing departments errors can… Read more »

2019 Guide to Selecting Reusable Sterilization Containers

Considerations for SPD Effectiveness and Patient Safety Purchasing new sterilization containers can be a daunting task. It can be challenging to select the container system best suited to meet your needs, that is compatible with your sterilizer, and adheres to regulatory requirements.  In just the past few years, several brands, both filtered and filter-less, have… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving 2018!

Happy Thanksgiving 2018! It’s the time of year to pause, take a deep breath, and consider the things we are thankful for this year before heading into the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Sometimes our lists include vacations, new experiences, new purchases. This year, we want to recognize some of the things we… Read more »

Case Medical, Expanding our Global Footprint

Case Medical, Expanding our Global Footprint Case Medical was honored to receive the Export Achievement Certificate from the US Commercial Service on Tuesday evening, November 6, 2018. The gathering in New Jersey included officials from the New Jersey SBA, representatives from the US Commercial Service, and business colleagues from NJ who look to expand their businesses… Read more »

One more achievable sustainability initiative for your SPD

Free “Performance Improvement Measures” resources for your SPD Last week we talked about the America Hospital Association (AHA) Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals program, including the free “Performance Improvement Measures” resources, vendor-, product-, and service-provider neutral guidelines. In last week’s email and web post, we shared the “performance improvement measure” (PIM) topic: Convert to Rigid Reusable Sterilization Containers. Read… Read more »

Achievable Sustainability Initiative for your SPD

Free “Performance Improvement Measures” resources for your SPD The America Hospital Association (AHA) developed the Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals to identify concrete, measurable actions that contribute to a facility’s overall sustainability goals. Implementation details are dubbed “performance improvement measures” (PIMs); these topics are vendor-, product-, and service-provider neutral and are available for download free of… Read more »

The #1 thing we love about sterile processing professionals | International CS Week

Happy International CS Week! We ❤ your Spirit! We love Sterile Processing professionals’ spirit of continuous improvement and advocacy on behalf of the patients they serve! Sterile Processing plays a big role in quality and continuous improvement initiatives in many facilities, often offering unique insights and suggestions that improve the quality of care. In addition, you… Read more »

Countdown to International CS Week – Number Two

Happy International CS Week! Part two of three We ❤ your Teamwork! We love Sterile Processing professionals’ approach to working together to achieve success as a team! Just as sterilization cannot be effective unless cleaning has been done properly, no one person in the Sterile Processing Department can be a success without each and every… Read more »

Case Medical Counts Down to International CS Week – Number Three

The Countdown Begins! We ❤ your Commitment! We love Sterile Processing professionals’ commitment to a challenging and very rewarding job! Processes and standards related to decontamination, proper packaging, sterilization, and the knowledge of instruments from simple to complex requires continuous learning and meticulous attention to detail. Beyond the reward of a job well done, you… Read more »

Farewell, Carefree Days of Summer

Watch out for Fleas and Ticks this Summer Federal officials blame hotter weather, jet travel, forested suburbs and slow vaccine development for the presence of ticks thriving in regions previously too cold for them …NY Times The number of people being infected by diseases from mosquitoes, ticks and fleas has tripled in the United States from 2004 to 2016,… Read more »