Medical Device Reprocessing

The Medical Device Reprocessing Department of the Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital was established to centralize the decontamination, assembly, sterilization, distribution and control of sterile items and equipment throughout the hospital. By assuming total responsibilities for reprocessing all reusable items and equipment it provides more effective, efficient, safer and controlled services. The role of the Medical Device Reprocessing Department serves as a resource to set the standard for patient safety by maintaining quality aseptic control procedures in a continuing effort to prevent and control the spread of infection. The Medical Device Reprocessing Department Technicians are certified through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).