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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 episode 69, host and HSPA clinical educator Jon Wood reviews the Fellowship paper written by Brenda (Jan) Prudent. The paper follows a regional trauma hospital’s journey of centralizing the SPD’s broken high-level disinfection process just one month before a Joint Commission regulatory audit. Steps taken to relocate multiple high-level disinfect…
 
It buzzes, it flushes, it creates millions of tiny implosions during every cycle -- it's the amazing, awesome, underrated science of ultrasonic cleaning! With each passing year, our industry is seeing more and more utilization of ultrasonic cleaning technology to address the increasingly complex surgical instrumentation and medical devices coming t…
 
Effective education programs for the Sterile Processing and Operating Room spaces help build staff confidence and lower staff frustration. On this Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight™ we talk with Taylor Hamscher, Associate Product Manager at Aesculap USA about their innovative education programs presented by clinical subject matter experts live, virtual…
 
You've heard the phrase, "The devil is in the details", right? Well, in the case of surgical instrument reprocessing, the devil is often in the lumens. Or to be more specific, the bioburden, damage, and debris is often in the lumens and cannulas of the complex medical devices we are processing each and every day. On this Beyond Clean Season 17 epis…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Total Organic Carbon: Bioburden or Just Slime?". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to …
 
What if the technology of tomorrow was already available to change the way you run your Sterile Processing department today? How would remote access to your department's reprocessing equipment and workflow impact your ability to better provide excellent care to your Operating Room customers? Joining us on this Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight to discu…
 
It's Thursday...but Friday is coming! Will your department be ready? On this CE-approved release of Articles On-The-Go, get some tips on ensuring your department is set to weather the weekend storm:"No matter how you spend your Fridays in SPD, do yourself and your team a favor and give them the tools they need to dominate the next two days. Your we…
 
It's an unassuming metal box off to the corner or sitting on the edge of your assembly table. But it creates the sealed barrier between sterile instruments and the world of dangerous microbes outside seeking to do our patients harm. You guessed it! We're talking about the department heat sealer on this episode of Season 17 "The Power to Process" on…
 
In episode 68, HSPA clinical educator and host Jon Wood talks about all things explants. Wood explains the complications involved when handling explanted medical devices as well as who should be part of the interdisciplinary team to determine the proper procedures. Since guidelines are rare and vague, the need for developing a facility policy is al…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Vendor Policy Changes: Part 1 - The Facility Approach". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCL…
 
When it works, it's a dream. When it doesn't, it can ruin your entire week. A Sterile Processing department's case cart washer holds a tremendous amount of processing power within its steel grip -- and so it's well worth understanding the ins and outs of how this key piece of reprocessing equipment operates. On this Season 17 "Power to Process", ep…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Understanding Different Types of Repair Programs - Part 1". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYO…
 
Surgical instrument identification is one of the most important skills that a Sterile Processing professional can have. Without knowing what each medical device actually is, it becomes impossible to properly clean, inspect, package, sterilize, and distribute with any accuracy or compliance. On this unique Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight episode, we f…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Demystifying Liquid vs. Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide in SPD". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEY…
 
A quick glance around decontamination and one particular row of stainless steel equipment might catch your eye. Although you may not notice it from a distance, the Sterile Processing sinks of the 21st century are becoming more and more complex, customized in designed, and strategically ergonomic. On this Season 17 "Power to Process", episode 3, we …
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Kanban Systems in Sterile Storage". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 22828 Do you …
 
In episode 67, HSPA clinical educator and host Jon Wood explores leadership topics in Sterile Processing. He encourages SP professionals’ to gain a better understanding of how and why leaders make certain decisions—and also how those decisions benefit the department. Additionally, Wood reviews leadership articles published in the May/June issue of …
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Aseptic Presentation: Protecting the Sterile Barrier of Peel Packs". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or …
 
It's the perfect combination of strategic water delivery, meticulously designed chemical dosing, and mechanically controlled temperature all aiming at the lofty goal of achieving "clean" surgical instruments. Yes, we're talking about your department's Washer/Disinfector equipment. On this Season 17 "Power to Process", episode 2, we bring back Beyon…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Chloride: The Enemy of Stainless Steel". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 22828 Do…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Open Sesame: Chemical Shelf Life and Use Life". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 2…
 
It has one of the biggest footprints in our entire department, uses some of the most utilities, and stands as the final step in a surgical instrument's journey to a sterility assurance level (SAL) of 10−6: the powerhouse of Sterile Processing, the steam autoclave. So, how much do you know about what goes on behind the steel door of your department'…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Vendor Performance: More Than How Much You Spend". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN t…
 
In episode 66, host and HSPA clinical educator Jon Wood continues his discussion of SP-related news stories that have made it into the mainstream media and the powerful ways SP professionals can learn from these issues. Two key topics include improperly cleaned, missing or incomplete instrument sets and the dangerous infection risks such incidents …
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Zero to Hero: The Last Hoorah". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 22828 Do you know…
 
Ever had a wet pack in your steam sterilizer? Ever had a surgeon question a water spot or discoloration on a surgical instrument? Well then, you're going to want to tune in for this podcast release of Jonathan Wilder's Beyond Clean Expert Series™ Conference session, as we go beyond busted pipes and bust some of the most pervasive water myths in our…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Metals: Limits and Effects on Processing". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 22828 …
 
Hydrogen Peroxide sterilization is all around us, but compared to steam, our industry has a long way to go in understanding the true potential of this modality. Is it the solution for higher efficiency? Is it the silver bullet for safer endoscopes? Join us for this exclusive podcast re-release from the 2022 Expert Series™ Conference as we talk to J…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "If I Could Save Time in a Bottle: Selecting Detergents for Fast Cycles". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks…
 
In episode 65, host and HSPA clinical educator Jon Wood discusses mainstream media, news stories related to Sterile Processing (SP), and the powerful ways SP professionals can learn from these issues. Two key topics addressed by Wood include water quality issues and the risks of electrothermal injuries (burns) from surgery instrumentation. Earn a c…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Share the Surgical Schedule With Your Reps". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 2282…
 
How complicated could it be to put something on a shelf and leave it there? Well, if you've spent five minutes inside a busy sterile storage area in the OR or SPD, we don't even have to answer that question. Don't miss this exclusive podcast-version of the 2022 Expert Series Conference, where our Healthcare Storage Expert™, Dustin Patterson, Region…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Safety Reports and Secret Identities". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYONDCLEAN to 22828 Do y…
 
One of the biggest questions on the minds of healthcare professionals today is how to reduce case delays? On this Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight we speak with Sean Bogle, Vice President of Turbett Surgical about the Turbett Surgical Instrument Pod- a multi-tray sterilization unit that generates efficiencies by enabling the sterilization of up to 15 …
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Conductivity & Total Dissolved Solids: What Do They Tell Us?". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text B…
 
Are your peel packs crumbling around you? Are you seeing holes, rips, and tears? Or even damage to the surgical instruments themselves? Don't miss this exclusive podcast-version of the 2022 Expert Series Conference, where our Instrument Protection Management Expert™, Craig Ford, Founder & President of SterileBits, Inc. talks about the ins and outs …
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Is Liquid Chemical Sterilization Efficacy the Same as Ethylene Oxide Sterilization?". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.ne…
 
At some point, you may be faced with an emergency that completely disrupts your department workflow. On this Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight we continue the conversation with Mark Munroe, VP of Strategic Projects and Mobile Solutions, about the STERIS Mobile Sterile Processing Unit- a 53-foot trailer that transforms into a state-of-the-art mobile Ste…
 
In episode 64, host and HSPA clinical educator Jon Wood cleverly compares and contrasts instructions for use (IFU) for sterile processing and bass boats and discusses how key information allows products to be used properly and as intended. He also stresses the importance of creating a process and procedure list for safety and continuity. Finally, h…
 
On this week's edition of the Beyond Clean Expert Series On-The-Go, tune in for the conversation entitled, "Why Use Enzymes for Pretreatment, Transport, and Holding?". To hear more from this expert, follow us on Facebook and Linkedin, or subscribe to the Beyond Clean mailing list by visiting: https://educate.beyondclean.net/cleanfreaks or text BEYO…
 
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