104. What is the Cost of a Sterile Processing Error? artwork
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104. What is the Cost of a Sterile Processing Error?

  • E104
  • 30:58
  • December 28th 2023

In sterile processing, we know that mistakes can be costly. But without hard data (and a monetary value) these errors are often abstract and hard to quantify, thus making them fade into the background of our minds.

Gregory Agoston, from Specialty Care, may have found a solution! Listen in to learn more about how Gregg and his team got their data and used it in a practical and simple way to improve processes.

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Kevin Anderson
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Kevin Anderson is a Clinical Education Coordinator for Healthmark Industries. He is a registered nurse (BSN) with multiple certifications including CNOR, CSSM, CRCST, CHL, CIS and CER.

Before joining Healthmark Industries, Kevin worked for 18 years in the acute care setting serving in various clinical and leadership capacities including clinical coordinator of general surgery, operating room manager and manager of sterile processing and endoscopy services. His sterile processing team was recognized with IAHCSMM’s Confidence Builder Award for their outstanding quality improvement in 2018.