How a Midwestern Hospital improved Supply Management

How a Midwestern Hospital Improved Supply Management using RS Track and Coordinate Solutions

Challenge As a hospital that performs over 300 complex surgical cases every month, the Sterile Processing Department faced several issues managing its case load: Lack of Digital Tracking: The Sterile Processing Department was tracking loaner trays with a pen and paper process that was driven by the vendor representatives. The process lacked consistent protocols which…

How a Leading Children's Hospital Gained Efficiencies Using ReadySet Track & Coordinate Solutions

How a Leading Children's Hospital Gained Efficiencies Using ReadySet Track & Coordinate Solutions

Challenge As a leading Children’s Hospital that performs many complex surgical cases each week, several inventory challenges existed including: Limited Bandwidth: With an average of 4.8 trays per case, the Sterile Processing Department spent an enormous amount of dedicated time to printing labels, manually labeling trays, and developing their own nomenclature for specific items. Without…

Benefits of Surgical Workflow Software

Maintaining surgical inventory can be complicated and disorganized, but it doesn’t have to be. ReadySet Surgical is a surgical vendor inventory tracking software. The cloud-based system tracks inventory in real time, allowing hospitals to better manage their inventory supply while saving time and money. The goal is to bridge the communication gap between vendors and…

SPD and Supply Chain- Aligned at Last?

SPD and Supply Chain – Aligned at Last? ReadySet Surgical Staff Writers   For most matters, there is an inherent conflict between the Sterile Processing Department (SPD) management and hospital Supply Chain management. Fairly or unfairly, Supply Chain is often branded as the people who say, ‘no’ to requests.  Plenty of stories exist about SPD professionals…

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Adopting New Technologies with Speed and Safety- Guidelines for Sterile Processing Departments

By Rose Seavey, MBA, BS, RN, CNOR, CRCST, CSPDT   Technological advancements in the healthcare field are critically important, as they can both lengthen and improve quality of life. Despite the potentially significant benefits of implementing new advancements immediately, healthcare facilities often delay implementation as they await updated standards and subsequently manufacturer’s Instructions for Use…