Infection Control Today


2013 Year in Review: Disinfection and Sterilization

December 24, 2013

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

FDA and AAMI Announce S3 Challenge 2014

Inadequate Reprocessing of Surgical Instruments on ECRI's Annual Health Technology Hazards List

Eyeing New Opportunities, AAMI Reorganizes Staff

CBSPD Reorganizes for the Future, Welcomes New Executive Director

AAMI Steam Sterilization Standard is Updated

AAMI Develops Benchmarking Tool to Help Device Manufacturers Compare Quality Management Systems

SGNA's Resources Provide Guidance on Best Patient-Care Practices

Organizations Release FAQs about Small-Bore Connectors and Tubing Misconnections

CS Tech Certification Helps Drive Core Competency Improvement

Slide Show: 2013 Sterile Processing State of the Industry Survey

FDA Finalizes New System to Identify Medical Devices

New York Governor Signs Patient Safety Bill Into Law

SGNA Issues Position Statement on Reuse of Single-Use Critical Medical Devices

3 Out of 20 Scopes Harbor Bioburden, Study Shows

The How's and Why's of Infection Prevention Principles in the GI/Endoscopy Unit

Loaner Instrumentation: Challenges, Risks and Strategies for Success

Improper Reprocessing Targeted as One of Healthcare's Most Dangerous Hazards

AAMI Manual Guides Sterile Processing Renovations