Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

Ecolab ISOLYSER Fluid Solidification

Bio-hazardous liquids in the clinical environment represent one of the most difficult to contain sources of potential contamination for health care workers and patients. That’s why Ecolab offers multiple ISOLYSER fluid solidification products for everything from point of generation encapsulation and treatment of medical waste to solidification and safe disposal. Essential in practically every hospital or health care facility, Ecolab fluid control products help assure increased safety in handling infectious liquids. Equally significant, each product is easy to use and cost efficient.

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