The Role of the Sterile Processing Technician – The Unsung Hero of Perioperative Services

Jan. 31 2020, Tony Dawson, Chief Clinical Advisor

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The role and responsibilities of the sterile processing technician can be demanding. Technicians are responsible for having a vast understanding of instrumentation, equipment, and trays of various complexities. They need to understand how to process…

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Redefining the OR-SPD Relationship

Aug. 15 2019, Jodi Levine, VP of Business Development

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Executive Summary:Surgical Solutions hosted a focus group of ten Sterile Processing Department (SPD) managers (director level and above) in conjunction with this year’s national IAHCSMM conference in Anaheim, California. Among the issues and ideas shared…

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How Minimally Invasive Surgery Has Changed the Healthcare Industry

Aug. 1 2019, Raynetta Stansil, Clinical Educator

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Minimally invasive surgery is contrasted from open surgery because of its nature: instead of opening the body and cutting through large areas of tissue to operate, a surgeon will make small surgical incisions to gain…

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