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Best Beyondclean podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Beyondclean podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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Even though their tools and equipment touch nearly every surgical patient in the world, how much do you really know about the people, processes, and products used in the Sterile Processing industry? Beyond Clean offers a creative look into the inner workings of a healthcare industry surrounded by challenges, disrupted by change, and committed to getting it right -- every instrument, every time. The team at Beyond Clean will bring on some of the biggest names in surgical instrument reprocessi ...
 
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In the healthcare setting, air matters. Humidity control is challenging, risky, and has big implications on patient safety and air quality is at the forefront of discussion as we seek more and more research on the aerosolization of viruses. On this episode of the Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight Series we talk with Jim Johnston and Jim Meacham, Princi…
 
Someday you may be asked to speak in front of your coworkers or members of another hospital department or even your peers at a conference. This is the first in a series of episodes about communication and public speaking. Join Lindsay for today's #GrowthSpurt on reading the room. Have a question or comment for Linds? Email her at: Lindsay@beyondcle…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, tune in for creative encouragement to read your copy of AAMI ST79: "You've heard it said that it takes a village to raise a child. I would argue that it takes a village to read the standards. Not only was ST79 crafted by a diverse group of Sterile Processing and healthcare leaders across the country, but that'…
 
If someone told you there is a way to process a total knee set in 1 hour 23 minutes vs. 4 hours and 7 minutes, would you hesitate? The tune of the conversation in healthcare has changed to that of resuming elective surgeries post-COVID and finding efficiencies is the only way to keep up with the increasing case load. What are the products that can …
 
How do you get your Sterile Processing department's successes, updates, and requests in front of your hospital CEO, CNO, CFO, surgeons, Operating Room leadership, nurses, surgical technicians, and SPD staff? On this episode of Fighting Dirty, Hank talks about how to leverage the power of a department newsletter to shine a much needed spotlight on a…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, tune in for encouragement and recommendations on your hunt for Sterile Processing all-stars at your hospital: "Not only is the physical location of the Sterile Processing department in the basement of the hospital, but it is often in the basement of the broader healthcare consciousness. Society knows about doc…
 
Often times the most obvious ways to improve are the hardest to see. That's why teams of all sizes, in all industries, can benefit from an outside perspective. On this week's episode, Hank and Justin speak with longtime perioperative consultant, Paul Wafer, about the importance of efficiency and communication within a surgical service team. Paul's …
 
On this week's episode, Bob continues his series on the sterilization process and talks specifically about unloading the sterilizer. What are the critical things to consider to ensure sterility from the moment you crack that sterilizer door? Tune in for more clinical education and training around #SuccessfulSterilizationCycles. Have a question for …
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, tune in for tips on becoming the Chick-fil-A of your surgical team by focusing on service excellence in SPD: "You know your customers better than anyone else, so be intentional about hiring SPD techs according to your overarching department emphasis on customer service. Include questions in your interview proc…
 
As Sterile Processing professionals, something that we will always need is an advocate. We need people throughout our healthcare facilities to back us, to support us, and to help make the case for improvements throughout surgical services--especially Sterile Processing. On this episode, we talk with Melissa Morgan about the importance of Infection …
 
Do you have questions about N95 mask reprocessing in your Sterile Processing department? Things like, "Why is cellulose such a big deal when seeking to reprocess certain masks in certain ways?" "Is there such a thing as "cleaning" a mask prior to reprocessing?" Well, we've got answers. On this bonus episode of Beyond Clean, we sit down with Janet P…
 
In this episode, Lindsay talks about the importance of surrounding yourself with people who will encourage you, support you and help you grow as a professional. Join her for today's #GrowthSpurt on curating meaningful connections. Have a question or comment for Linds? Email her at: Lindsay@beyondclean.net #GrowthSpurt #LindsayBrown #SterileProcessi…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, tune in for insight into preparing your department's Sterile Processing technicians for growth opportunities right where they are: "As you interview for entry level SPD tech positions, always be thinking about what inherent qualities this person has for future leadership opportunities -- and, if you can, try t…
 
The Emergency Department has a unique set of needs when it comes to instrumentation. The quality of instruments in kits used in the ER can vary greatly -- a common pain point for physicians working in this department at many hospitals. On this week's episode we talk with Dr. Patrick O'Malley who has focused much of his time on researching reusable …
 
On this release of the Beyond Clean "COVID-19 Impact Series", we speak with Kate Lee, a director of Surgical Services in Florida and active Navy Reservist who was deployed to the frontline of COVID-19 in New York City. As the global voice of Sterile Processing we want to provide an outlet and conduit for frontline information and best practices to …
 
If you want to light a fuse under a Sterile Processing technician, call them a "glorified dishwasher." Few things seem to get under our skin quicker than this one phrase that has been weaponized by frustrated healthcare workers who don't value how CRITICAL we actually are to patient care, and how complex our jobs really can be. However, on this epi…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, tune in for tips on how to create a competitive Sterile Processing resume: "This resume you are working on could be the road map for all kinds of future career growth. Although you may be thinking it's just for an entry level Sterile Processing position, if you were to land the job, you could very well become …
 
As we age, we lose our visual acuity and this could have serious impacts on the instrument inspection process in Sterile Processing departments. Enhanced visual inspection is being talked about more and more-- and for good reason. On this week’s episode we talk with Cory Hanosh, President and Founder of Northstate Vision Technology to discuss the c…
 
On this week's episode, Bob breaks down the sterilization process and talks specifically about load preparation as it pertains to peel packs, wrapped trays and rigid containers. Tune in for more clinical education and training around #SuccessfulSterilizationCycles. Have a question for Bob? Email him at: Bob@beyondclean.net #RealTalk #BobMarrs #Beyo…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, tune in for tips on addressing all the "time" requirements in your Sterile Processing department: "While the days of pocket watches may be behind us, and wrist watches are a no-no for infection control reasons, the decontamination area of your SPD should still be replete with plenty of ticks and tocks. Besides…
 
If you were given the opportunity to make a significant impact on the sustainability of the Sterile Processing industry as a profession, would you take it? Sterile Processing is a high-risk, high-stress, and high-tech industry. In many facilities it isn't sufficiently supported financially, in terms of safety, and also in terms of education-based c…
 
This video is an introduction to a new Beyond Clean YouTube series called 60-Second Growth Spurt. As sterile processing professionals, you are asked to show up every single day and perform tasks that save lives. Twice a month, Lindsay Brown will give practical ways that you can grow professionally and keep a little sanity along the way while you do…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, listen in for insights around overcoming service failures in your Sterile Processing department: "In the world of Sterile Processing, you rarely get the opportunity to build your reputation or the reputation of your departments from scratch. And even if you could, because mistakes are part of human nature, you…
 
Time is of the essence, and so is research- especially when it comes to residual protein on reprocessed instruments. In the United Kingdom, there's been strong concern about prion diseases within proteins. The Department of Health in the UK has been actively looking at, and concerned about, the numbers of people who are contaminated with variant CJ…
 
What do Hydrogen Peroxide, Ethylene Oxide and Peracetic Acid have in common? They are all designed to kill and ChemDAQ Inc. is the innovator behind the best-in-class chemical monitoring systems that are critical to keeping workers safe around them. For 30 years, ChemDAQ Inc. has been creating technology that monitors real-time levels of the most da…
 
Have you noticed the growing wave of Sterile Processing social media content coming out over the last few years? Are you following the conversations or still trying to catch up? On this episode of Fighting Dirty, Hank puts a spotlight on the #SterileProcessing hashtag and discusses how to use this tool to help you find valuable industry insights an…
 
On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, listen in for an important conversation around Sterile Processing inspiration: "[A]midst all the challenges, we also experience tremendous victories as a Sterile Processing team. We save lives. We preempt the horrible suffering that could occur due to a surgical site infection. We provide sterile and functiona…
 
The chemicals used to sterilize medical devices are near-odorless and are designed to kill all life. Front line sterilization technicians have every reason to question why hazardous chemicals are not monitored in their department. In this episode of the Beyond Clean podcast we talk with David Hilliker, a champion of worker safety in the healthcare …
 
On this week's episode, Bob breaks down the sterilization process and talks about the must-have preventative maintenance and load configuration details necessary for sterilization success. Tune in for more clinical education and training around #SuccessfulSterilizationCycles. Have a question for Bob? Email him at: Bob@BeyondClean.net #RealTalk #Bob…
 
On this series premiere of Articles On-The-Go, listen in for an important conversation around Sterile Processing compensation: "Like it or not, we live in a universe where money is used to signify value. While the best things in life may very well be free, the hard work of a skilled tradesman should not be. There is a reason that many of the best a…
 
Does current surgical site infection data account for the reality of contaminated implants? What kind of research has been done around the safety of individually packaged sterile implants versus reprocessed implants? To kickoff Season 8 of the Beyond Clean podcast, we sat down with Dr. Aakash Agarwal, Director of Research and Development for Spinal…
 
One of the best decisions to make as a healthcare professional is an informed decision and when it comes to disruptive technology, that is the only way to approach implementation. On this week’s release of the Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight Series, we speak with Barbara Ann Harmer and Dave Billman about the disruptive technology of the ONE TRAY® Sys…
 
On this release of the Beyond Clean "COVID-19 Impact Series", we speak with Larry Muscarella, an independent safety expert in Pennsylvania about what he is seeing on the frontlines. As the global voice of Sterile Processing we want to provide an outlet and conduit for frontline information and best practices to be exchanged as quickly and easily as…
 
On this release of the Beyond Clean "COVID-19 Impact Series", we speak with Julia Jackson, CST, MED, FAST, an infection preventionist in Michigan about what she is seeing on the frontlines. As the global voice of Sterile Processing we want to provide an outlet and conduit for frontline information and best practices to be exchanged as quickly and e…
 
On this release of the Beyond Clean "COVID-19 Impact Series", we speak with Gary Socola, President of HIGHPOWER Validation Testing & Lab Services in New York about what he is seeing on the frontlines. As the global voice of Sterile Processing we want to provide an outlet and conduit for frontline information and best practices to be exchanged as qu…
 
On this release of the Beyond Clean "COVID-19 Impact Series", we speak with Buffy Lloyd-Krejci, CIC, an infection preventionist in Arizona about what she is seeing on the frontlines. As the global voice of Sterile Processing we want to provide an outlet and conduit for frontline information and best practices to be exchanged as quickly and easily a…
 
We’ve likely all found ourselves wishing that technology and processes would more quickly adapt to the ever-changing needs of facilities and patients under our care. That push-and-pull is exactly why we chose to bring this important conversation from Season 2 back to the spotlight. Join us for this throwback episode where we chat with Keith Koby wh…
 
On this release of the Beyond Clean "COVID-19 Impact Series", we speak with Dr. Patrick O'Malley, an emergency physician in South Carolina about what he is seeing on the frontlines. As the global voice of Sterile Processing we want to provide an outlet and conduit for frontline information and best practices to be exchanged as quickly and easily as…
 
When it comes to total optimization of instrument trays and inventory management, it's nearly impossible to have this conversation without talking about the potential of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). What is it and how is it changing a healthcare facility's ability to manage instrument and equipment inventory? On this week's re-released th…
 
What does the COVID-19 coronavirus have to do with the Sterile Processing department? Will this pandemic change the everyday workflow of our reprocessing teams? How should we be approaching strategic planning during this unsettling time? There are a million of these kinds of concerns racing through the minds of frontline technicians and department …
 
There's an incredible amount of research that has been presented on and published the last 10 years about the dangers associated with improper reprocessing of flexible endoscopes. As healthcare facilities work through risk assessments to determine what process changes to implement, moving from disinfection to sterilization is likely part of that co…
 
When it comes to implementing reliable consistent chemicals to do the dirtiest jobs in sterile processing, few names rise to the top like Certol International. With a 40-year track record in chemical manufacturing for infection prevention products, Certol International embodies a commitment to quality that is long-lasting. On this week’s release of…
 
Since each healthcare facility is different, there is a time and place for reusable and single-use instrumentation that may differ from one hospital or clinic to another. On this week's re-released throwback episode from Season 2, we talk with Kathy Mazza who discusses all things single-use instruments. She touches on everything from a hospital's g…
 
There are many questions and often a critical level of misunderstanding about medical device validation so on this re-released throwback episode from Season 2, we went right to the source and interviewed validation expert Don Tumminelli, Senior Technical Manager, Client Services at HIGHPOWER Validation Testing and Lab Services. When a manufacturer …
 
It's the end of your shift, you've inspected and prepared what felt like thousands of tiny screws in an orthopedic tray. You grab the caddy, stand up, catch your foot on the anti-fatigue mat and the moment every tech dreads happens to you- the screw caddy falls and the screws are sent flying across the room... Orthopedic screw caddies are commonly …
 
In 2011, Christina Fast, an internationally certified Sterile Processing Educator, volunteered on the Africa Mercy—the world’s largest floating hospital. While docked in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Christina visited the sterile processing department of a local healthcare facility where she witnessed health care workers responsible for reprocessing surg…
 
If you’ve ever been a new hire in the sterile processing department, this week’s Beyond Clean podcast interview may bring back some, we’ll just say interesting, memories. We’re talking about the onboarding process and setting sterile processing professionals up for success from day one. Our guest, William Bryant, discusses the topic of getting onbo…
 
Two words: Shift wars. Each shift in a hospital department is riddled with interpersonal dynamics but the interplay between shifts is a topic we are finally shining a well-deserved light on. It's something that is a reality for many healthcare professionals and on this week's episode of Beyond Clean, we talk to 2nd shift Sterile Processing leader, …
 
You wake up this morning, grab your cup of coffee and head into work. You get there to greet a new department- one that you have very little familiarity with- the Sterile Processing Department. You have a couple of days to observe the state of affairs and then congratulations the department is yours to manage! What would your strategy be? How would…
 
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