Survey Results: Hospitals' Status Regarding Steris System 1 Replacement

December 1, 2010 | Evaluations & Guidance


Under the terms of a consent decree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Steris will end support of all Steris System 1 (SS1) processors in the United States by August 2, 2011. By that date, all U.S. healthcare facilities will have to transition to alternative systems to meet their reprocessing needs.

On November 17, 2010, ECRI Institute hosted a web conference to discuss the imminent removal of the SS1 and to offer guidance on selecting alternatives. During the web conference, attendees responded...

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