Who Is HPN • Started in 1977 • Monthly magazine distributed to 37,000 subscribers in all US hospitals. • Covers Purchasing and CS industry news. • Is the primary periodical for our industry People, Places, Processes & Products that Influence the Supply Chain
HPN CS OF THE YEAR AWARD • Started in 1988 recognizing Leaders in Central Service. • 1992 changed it to recognizing the Central Service department.
Past Award Winners • 1988 Lee Gianfrancesco Chope Community Hospital San Mateo CA • 1989 Nancy Chopin St Peters Medical Center New Brunswick NJ • 1990 Colleen Schwartz Harrisburg PA • 1991 Lauren D’Amico John Dempsey Hospital University of Connecticut Health Center Farmington CT
Past Award Winners • 1992 Yale New Haven Hospital New Haven CT • 1993 South Georgia Medical Center Valdosta GA • 1994 Sarasota Memorial Hospital FL • 1995 Kaiser Permanente Bellflower CA • 1996 St Vincent Medical Center Worcester MA • 1997 Parkview Hospital Fort Wayne IN • 1998 St Mary’s Health Center Jefferson City MO
Past Award Winners • 1999 The Children’s Hospital Denver CO • 2000 Cox Health Systems Springfield MO • 2001 Via Christi Regional Medical Center Wichita KS • 2002 Cleveland Clinic OH • 2003 Ohio MedCentral Mansfield OH • 2004 Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle WA
Past Award Winners • 2005 Reid Hospital and Health Care Services Richmond IN • 2006 New York University Medical Center New York
2007 CS of the Year Winner • Centra Health Inc. Lynchburg, Virginia
About the Award • There are 25 -30 submissions per year ( would like to see this number increase) • The award focuses on: • Team work • Customer service • Education/Training • Strategic outlook • Productivity
What We Do • Manage inventory of $4,000,000 within both CS and OR departments • Build case (procedure) carts for 18,232 of cases per year • Issue 1,265,612 of items that support the case cart and other inventory needs of the hospitals • Clean, wrap, and sterilize 210,134 items supporting the above cases per year • Clean and distribute 18,151 of equipment per year supporting the needs of the floor and units nurse staff
Our Submission • Team work – CS and the OR working on placing inventory on the perpetual system. Staff capable of working at either campus
Our Submission • Customer service – CCU & CVRU cable cleaning CS retrieving supplies after hours from MM for nursing.
Our Submission • Education/Training – 44% staff certified technicians. 47% attend local CS chapter seminars
Our Submission • Strategic outlook – Collaboration between CS and OR has resulted in $452,626 inventory reduction 2007. Procedure based kits, reduce the number of items pulled for case carts.
Our Submission • Productivity- 1/07-8/07 10,037 surgical case carts. 8,919 sterilization loads. 151,017 items processed
2008 CS of the Year • Deadline for submission for the 2008 CS of the Year is the last week of June. The winner will be profiled in the September 2008 issue. • Would like to see the award stay in Virginia