Author Archives: Greg Sautter

2018 Trade Shows

Serim Research will be attending the following local and national trade shows in 2018.  Please stop by and visit with us to learn more about our products for Sterile Processing, High Level Disinfection, Water Quality testing and many more. WI … Continue reading

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PINNACLE listed as one of 100 Infection Control Products to Know

The January 26, 2018 Becker’s Clinical Leadership & Infection Control newsletter listed our PINNACLE Monitor for Automated Cleaning as one of their 100 Infection Control Products to Know for 2018 (see the Reprocessing section). https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-infection-control-products-to-know-2018.html. Information about this product can … Continue reading

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New Iodine test strip available

We have added a new Iodine test strip to our Food Safety and Sanitation line of test strips.  This test is designed to test Iodine/Iodiphore sanitizing solutions through the 0 – 100 ppm range.  Information about this product can be … Continue reading

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Updates to AAMI ST79 guidelines

The October 2017 issue of the Healthcare Purchasing News highlights a number of important changes in the updated AAMI ST79 comprehensive guide titled “Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities”.   One significant change affects the … Continue reading

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Ultrasonic Cleaning Webinar

Becker’s Healthcare recently hosted a webinar that discussed a number of important considerations for using ultrasonic cleaners to clean medical instruments.  One important item discussed was verifying the cleaning process including the detergent, water temperature and water quality.  A number … Continue reading

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2017 National Trade Shows

We will be attending two national trade shows this year. Stop by and visit us at IACHSMM in Nashville (booth #119) and APIC in Portland (booth 468) to learn more about our products for Sterile Processing, High Level Disinfectants and … Continue reading

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FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Finalized

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food is now final, advancing FDA’s efforts to protect foods from farm to table by keeping them safe from contamination during transportation. http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm383763.htm#top

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How Frequently Should we Test Medical Instrument Cleaning Equipment.

Healthcare Purchasing Online recently addressed the frequency of testing automated instrument cleaning units in their November on-line Q&A column.  In addition to discussing the current guidelines for the frequency of testing, they also mentioned the importance of the enzymatic detergent … Continue reading

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Why Use an Ultrasonic Cleaner Test to monitor your medical instrument cleaning

There has been a wide range of advances in the technology for cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing medical instruments and equipment. While not new, ultrasonic cleaners have become more advanced, leading to more effective cleaning of even the most complex and … Continue reading

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2016 IAHCSMM National meeting

Serim Research will be attending the 2016 IAHCSMM National Conference and Expo in San Antonio TX, April 24 – 26. Stop by and visit us at vendor booth #534 to learn more about our products for verifying instrument reprocessing, testing … Continue reading

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