11/18/2021

No More Excuses: Late Loaner Tray Deliveries Should Be a Thing of the Past

In this episode of Articles On-The-Go, Hank Balch reviews the common excuses SPD gets from vendors and what should be done about it -- "Our roles as medical device reprocessors is to uphold standards and best practices to ensure adequate time is available and compliant processes are followed as it relates to vendor instrumentation. The fact that Dr. Johnson forgot to tell you about a case should not mean we are now pressured to cut corners and ignore manufacturer instructions for use to expedite a loaner tray for patients under our care. One breakdown in the process should not lead to another."

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