May 18, 2018

AAMI releases new standard on sterilization quality management

By: Susan Klacik, BS, CRCST, CHL, CIS, ACE, FCS

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) has released a sterilization standard on quality management for central service (CS) sterile processing. The new standard, ANSI/AAMI ST90: 2017 Processing of Health Care Products: Quality Management Systems for Processing in Health Care Facilities, provides guidelines to support quality management systems (QMSs) for processing medical devices in healthcare facilities.

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