Halyard Health Extends Submission Deadline for SPD Recognition Program

Halyard Health, a global medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery, extends the submission deadline to Jan. 15, 2018 for its inaugural recognition program for Sterile Processing Department (SPD) Centers of Excellence. The purpose of this program is to identify and celebrate SPD centers that implement innovative strategies for maintaining sterility and reducing risk of infection. Halyard Health is committed to recognizing CS professionals’ achievements in the SPD, the OR and beyond.

Halyard invites SPDs from across the country who have a track record of going above and beyond to ensure patient safety, improve workflow efficiency and establish a positive team culture to submit an entry.

The program offers a way to elevate your entire department to an SPD Center of Excellence. Candidates will be evaluated based on the following key areas:
• Community Outreach Programs
• Employee Education and Empowerment Initiatives
• Patient Protection & Patient Outcomes
• Vendor Partners Collaboration

The facility that demonstrates best-in-class policies and practices in these four key areas will receive a $1,000 educational grant from Halyard Health to expand upon their program. Submit your entry using the online form at www.halyardhealth.com/centerofexcellence  or via email at spdcenterofexcellence@hyh.com. Entries and quick and simple to complete. The winner will be announced in early February.

Source: Halyard Health