2021 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo: Boost Quality and Safety in SPD, OR & Beyond

Those who attend the 2021 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo this October in Columbus, Ohio, will learn from some of the industry’s most renowned and respected experts in the field. Attendees will glean valuable information they can take back to their departments to drive better outcomes for their health care customers and patients who rely on clean, sterile and well-functioning instruments.

3 Questions to Help You Find the Right Anesthesia Machine for Your Facility

Before choosing a new anesthesia system for your practice, make sure you have a firm understanding of the features and specifications that will best suit your unique needs, making it a worthwhile investment for your facility.

Clarifying Scoring in Instrument Handling and Processing

As an infection preventionist (IP) working in the Standards Interpretation Group of the Joint Commission, an important function of my job is to answer infection prevention-related questions from health care organizations.

The Importance of Early Career Certification

In an increasingly demanding hiring market those now entering nursing, or committing to a specialty such as perioperative nursing, will maximize their opportunities with certification.

Smith & Nephew PICO

PICOTM represents a unique way of treating patients who would benefit from the application of single-use negative pressure wound therapy. PICOTM has been shown to provide positive patient outcomes when applied to open wounds, closed surgical incisions and skin grafts. The PICOTM system is canister-free which means the pump is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. The PICOTM pump generates an effective negative pressure of -80mmHg5 and provides therapy for up to 7 days. Provided together as a convenient all-in-one-system, canister-free PICOTM supports patients in maintaining their daily activities. Patients may be safely discharged with PICOTM in place, the size and simplicity gives confidence that they can manage the system at home.



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