The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is offering a 20 percentÂ discount on Sterile Processing Benchmarks (SPB), a new resource desgined to help sterile processing departments benchmark their procedures, policies, and performance against comparable departments at other facilities. The tool also allows consultants, manufacturers, and other non-hospital professionals gain valuable insights into sterile processing practices in hospitals. This 20 percentÂ savings is available until Friday, Oct. 28.
The web-based SPB includes more than 130 benchmarking measurements and metrics; and powerful, easy-to-use tools to help analyze data. You can request an invoice for a subscription at this link; or call 877-249-8226. Deeper discounts are available to hospital systems wishing to order multiple subscriptions; call 877-249-8226 to place such an order.
Developed by leading sterilization and software experts, SPB examines critical elements of sterile processing programs, including:
- Budgeting and financial
- Sterilization practices
- Â Compliance
- Volume and types of work performed
- Best practices and performance improvement
- Purchasing decisions and participation on committees
- Responsibilities and reporting structures
- Staffing, qualifications, and continuing education, and much more.
The rates for hospital-based subscribers are $720 (List) and $640 (AAMI member) until Oct. 28. Call 877-249-8226. (Refer to order code SPB if ordering by phone)
The "results only" version of SPB is available to consultants, manufacturers, and others who want to access the benchmarking data and tools but will not be entering hospital data. Until Oct. 28, the rates for the "results only" version are $1,600 (List) and $1,200 (AAMI members).