2013 Year in Review: Disinfection and Sterilization

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In case you missed any headlines this year, we offer you our Year in Review for the topic of disinfection and sterilization.

FDA Reaches Settlement with ASP Over Distributing Adulterated and Misbranded Devices
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/12/fda-reaches-settlement-with-asp-over-distributing-adulterated-and-misbranded-devices.aspx

FDA and AAMI Announce S3 Challenge 2014
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/11/fda-and-aami-announce-s3-challenge-2014.aspx

Inadequate Reprocessing of Surgical Instruments on ECRI's Annual Health Technology Hazards List
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/11/inadequate-reprocessing-of-surgical-instruments-on-ecris-annual-health-technology-hazards-list.aspx

Eyeing New Opportunities, AAMI Reorganizes Staff
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/11/eyeing-new-opportunities-aami-reorganizes-staff.aspx

CBSPD Reorganizes for the Future, Welcomes New Executive Director
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/11/cbspd-reorganizes-for-the-future-welcomes-new-executive-director.aspx

AAMI Steam Sterilization Standard is Updated
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/10/aami-steam-sterilization-standard-is-updated.aspx

AAMI Develops Benchmarking Tool to Help Device Manufacturers Compare Quality Management Systems
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/10/aami-develops-benchmarking-tool-to-help-device-manufacturers-compare-quality-management-systems.aspx

SGNA's Resources Provide Guidance on Best Patient-Care Practices
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/10/sgnas-resources-provide-guidance-on-best-patientcare-practices.aspx

Organizations Release FAQs about Small-Bore Connectors and Tubing Misconnections
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/10/organizations-release-faqs-about-smallbore-connectors-and-tubing-misconnections.aspx

CS Tech Certification Helps Drive Core Competency Improvement
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2013/10/cs-tech-certification-helps-drive-core-competency-improvement.aspx

Slide Show: 2013 Sterile Processing State of the Industry Survey
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/galleries/2013/10/2013-sterile-processing-state-of-the-industry-survey.aspx

FDA Finalizes New System to Identify Medical Devices
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/09/fda-finalizes-new-system-to-identify-medical-devices.aspx

New York Governor Signs Patient Safety Bill Into Law
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/08/new-york-governor-signs-patient-safety-bill-into-law.aspx

SGNA Issues Position Statement on Reuse of Single-Use Critical Medical Devices
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/06/sgna-issues-position-statement-on-reuse-of-singleuse-critical-medical-devices.aspx

3 Out of 20 Scopes Harbor Bioburden, Study Shows
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/06/3-out-of-20-scopes-harbor-bioburden-study-shows.aspx

The How's and Why's of Infection Prevention Principles in the GI/Endoscopy Unit
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2013/05/the-hows-and-whys-of-infection-prevention-principles-in-the-gi-endoscopy-unit.aspx

Loaner Instrumentation: Challenges, Risks and Strategies for Success
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/digital-issues/2013/05/loaner-instrumentation.aspx

Improper Reprocessing Targeted as One of Healthcare's Most Dangerous Hazards
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2013/05/improper-reprocessing-targeted-as-one-of-healthcares-most-dangerous-hazards.aspx

AAMI Manual Guides Sterile Processing Renovations
http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/01/aami-manual-guides-sterile-processing-renovations.aspx

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