Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Hot Technology - April 2019

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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A P R I L 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 4 9 M ost of surgery's hottest innovations are found in high-tech ORs, but don't ignore the exciting new developments taking place in central sterile depart- ments. Your reprocessing techs might soon use vir- tual reality to become expert in instrument care or refer to real-time augmented reality displays of reprocessing instruc- New-School Thinking in Sterile Reprocessing Interactive imaging and the return of ethylene oxide will shape the future care of contaminated instruments. • HELP WANTED Technological advances are keeping pace with the growing complexity of instrument care. Weston (Hank) Balch, BS, MDiv, CRCST, CIS, CHL | San Antonio, Texas Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR

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