Ideas. Experiences. ViewPoints.
ROI or COI
Hospitals speak the language of Return On Investment (RoI). When evaluating any new technology, a key criterion is the expected ROI. How many tests / procedures can be performed with the said technology? What is the useful life? What revenues can it generate? When it...
“Just In Case” Inventory
One issue that older hospitals face with surgical instrument inventory is that inventory gets managed on a “Just in Case” basis, rather than “Just in Time”. i.e. A hospital starts carrying more inventory than required, just in case the surgeon demands or just in case...
What gets measured, gets managed!
One way to achieve cost savings in the CSSD department is to reduce wasted cycle of costs, not just in terms of human labour, but also material costs including packing material, indicators, utilities such as water, electricity, etc. These costs could amount to...
What’s New In Pivot Smartflow V3.0?
Pivot Smartflow does more than tracking instrument inventory. Our new improved Sterilisation Station can now help you track all your sterilisation cycles - including Bowie Dick Cycles that you run everyday. Gone are the days when you had to staple your cycle log to...
10 Things to evaluate when considering a Surgical Instrument Tracking System
Implementing a Surgical Instrument Tracking System at your hospital is a strategic decision with long term implications for all users as well as managements. These are our 10 recommendation when evaluating one.
Unseen Professional Episode 4
https://youtu.be/S-mCav9rdUs Dr. Yamunadevi Ramanathan, the young and dynamic Associate Consultant for Infection Control at Apollo Hospital, is also OT Coordinator who overlooks the CSSD function. As an anaesthetist and microbiologist, she has the twin perspectives of...
The Unseen Professional – Episode 3
https://youtu.be/QMt1Vr9F99M As we move forward in getting to know CSSD professionals in the country, here is our interview with Ms. Mukta Kuyare, Deputy Manager - CSSD Bhaktivedanata Hospital & Research Institute. Her scientific bent of mind is evident from her...
Unlock CSSD 2.0
Unlock CSSD 2.0 It’s time to revolutionise CSSD and transform it into an efficient, integrated digital platform for an infection free Hospital. Just as Industry 3.0 transformed manufacturing, CSSD 2.0 can transform the way you run Surgical Workflow. For starters:...
The Unseen Professional – Episode 2
https://youtu.be/HmXlChjBns4 Mr. V Muralikrishnan, DGM - CSSD at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai shares with us his long and eventful journey. "CSSD breaks the cycle of infection in a hospital", he says of his profession - without doubt an important contributor to the...
A Case for Digitising Workflow
I am sure all of us want to turn the clock back on Covid-19. However, unfortunately, now that it is here, we have had to change the way we go about our lives. We work from home, meet team mates on Zoom, mobilise community service through social media, help children...
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