STERILE PROCESSING PARTNERS

Excellent support for the best possible outcomes.

Sterile Processing Services & Support

Surgeons all over the country choose SpecialtyCare for our resources and commitment to patients through our sterile processing services. Everyone leaves our training programs with extensive and thorough knowledge of the job that lies ahead.

Our clinicians are local and experienced, and they follow all evidence-based practice guidelines for sterile processing services and other related procedures. Here are some other ways SpecialtyCare supports your sterile processing services & practices.

Initial Sterile Processing Services Management Assessment

A Joint Commission readiness assessment is provided and areas for improvement are identified by SpecialtyCare’s senior sterile processing leadership, including:

  • Staffing
  • Education and training
  • Workflows
  • Adherence to AAMI guidelines
  • Facility and environment compliance
  • Policy and procedure reviews

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Interim Management Coverage

Leadership is provided to make sure your sterile processing services department is fully functional while staff recruiting and training occurs.

  • Overseeing department hospital staff
  • Scheduling and training of staff
  • Managing day-to-day oversight of department operations
  • Developing quality indicators
    • Case cart error frequency
    • Instrument set error frequency
    • Sterilization documentation error frequency
    • IUSS frequency
    • First-case surgery delay frequency
  • Assisting in recruiting and training the Sterile Processing Manager and/or Supervisors for the hospital

 

Project Management Services

Custom project management programs are built to address the specific needs of your hospital.

  • Updating the hospital’s tracking system
  • Assisting with new construction or redesign construction projects
  • Developing policies and procedures
  • Developing quality data reports
  • Assessing staff competencies initially, quarterly, or annually as
    required by hospital accrediting agencies like The Joint Commission
    and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Evaluating SPD post-assessment quarterly for ongoing performance
    tracking and optimization
  • Mentoring and training new hospital managers and supervisors
  • Process mapping

Sterile Processing Services Management Training Program

Custom education and certification training is provided for your staff.

  • Six-week Sterile Processing Certification Course onsite at your hospital
    • IAHCSMM-approved instructors provide classroom training and lectures
    • Hands-on clinical training in your department by the SPM experts

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Other Support Services

There are other ways SpecialtyCare supports surgical teams. Here is a list of additional services, equipment and supplies that we provide:

Equipment & Service

  • Multiple acquisition options – capital expenditure avoidance
  • Complete Biomedical support services
  • Competitive pricing – largest single purchaser of perfusion and ATS equipment
  • Single point of contact for multiple manufacturers
  • Comprehensive and consultative management

 

Disposable Supplies

  • Multiple acquisition options – flexible
  • Consignment supplies – cost avoidance
  • Competitive pricing – largest single purchaser of perfusion and ATS supplies
  • Single point of contact for multiple manufacturers
  • Comprehensive and consultative management

 

Equipment Provided

  • Heart Lung Machines
  • Heater Coolers
  • Autotransfusion Units
  • Blood Analysis Equipment
  • Platelet Separators

 

Other Supplies Provided

  • Custom Tubing Packs
  • Oxygenators
  • Autotransfusion Supply Kits
  • Cannulae
  • Miscellaneous Supplies

In addition to sterile processing services and supplies, SpecialtyCare is also here to support you in cost as well. If you’re looking for neurodiagnostic testing partners, please explore the most common pricing models below:

Hourly fee – Vendor sets an hourly price for DBS services.

Flat fee per case – Vendor charges the same amount per case, regardless of length.

Hourly (or flat) fee with hourly escalators – Vendor charges a set rate for, say, the first five hours, then increases the hourly rate afterward.

Monthly retainer – Vendor guarantees staff availability to perform services for one flat fee per month.

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SpecialtyCare Is Here For Your Team and Your Patients

Our SpecialtyCare philosophy is based on our values and the belief that a combination of sound, standardized procedures and dedicated personal service is needed to ensure the very best in patient care, operational efficiency, and cost management.

At SpecialtyCare, we want to help you assemble a surgical room of excellent support for the patient and to provide the best possible outcome every single time. The patient is always the first and last thing on the minds of our technicians at SpecialtyCare. Please reach out to us today if you’re in need of support in the operating rooms.

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