Process This Episode 31: Validation and Verification

In episode 31, our featured guest, Alpa Patel, BS, RM discusses the months-long processes of validation and verification on a variety of equipment – as well as the types of devices that her organization reviews addresses  She walks us through the testing procedures from IFU evaluation to a simulated use cycle, and then  into the cleaning verification processes and disinfection steps. She also elaborates on the importance of their relationship with manufacturers and healthcare facility workers.

The “What’s on my Mind” segment explores the variety of certifications available through IAHCSMM, as well as their purposes and the benefits that can be realized by attaining those certifications.

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