Tips for Success - Improving Patient Safety
Joint Commission provides services designed to improve patient safety as well as to maintain compliance with the accreditation standards of TJC (Sterile Processing in HealthCare Facilities, Rose Seavey, AMMI 3rd Edition 2017, page 5-14) Endoscope Reprocessing is under scrutiny and has been identified as one of health care’s most dangerous health technology hazards.
Tips for Success - Quality Improvement Process - Manual Cleaning Verification
Customers often ask how they can implement cleaning verification as part of their Quality Control Process for reprocessing Flexible and Semi Rigid Endoscopes. Sterile processing professionals are expected to verify that they are able to clean, disinfect, and sterilize instruments using automatic cleaning equipment and manual cleaning processes according to the manufacturer’s instructions for use (IFU).