Humber River Regional Hospital announces partnership with SteriPro Canada: SteriPro Canada will provide HRRH with a safe, efficient and sustainable medical device reprocessing solution

TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2011 /CNW/ - Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH) has reached an agreement effective September 30, 2011 to transfer the hospital's Sterile Processing Services to SteriPro Canada. SteriPro Canada specializes in reusable medical device sterilization. The company's modern state-of-the-art reprocessing facility was recently constructed in Mississauga. SteriPro's facility and processes meet or exceed all of the Canadian Standard Association standards, and are in compliance with Accreditation Canada quality standards for sterile processing. Humber River is the first hospital in Canada to take advantage of SteriPro's facilities and services to further enhance patient care and safety.


Scott Jarrett, Vice President, Patient Services
Humber River Regional Hospital

"Our partnership with SteriPro offers a number of very significant benefits to our patients and our hospital. Most important of all, it enhances patient care by allowing Humber River to maintain safe, high quality reprocessing practices for our surgical patients. It is a sustainable and cost effective solution that supports the lean, green and digital design elements of our new Hospital.

"This partnership enables us to provide quality management of our surgical instruments using SteriPro's more efficient digital instrument tracking and use systems, and to take advantage of the most advanced sterilization equipment available today. Working with Steripro allows us to exceed quality standard for safe care, be more financially efficient and utilize the latest in sterilization technology. "

Lynne Trott, General Manager
SteriPro Canada

"SteriPro Canada's focus on exceptional reusable medical device reprocessing allows hospitals to focus their efforts and resources on direct patient care. With highly qualified and experienced staff operating in a purpose-designed and controlled environment, SteriPro will be able to offer Humber River the highest quality of sterilization services."

"SteriPro is delighted to partner with the organization that is building North America's first fully digital hospital. We are committed to maintaining the newest technology in reprocessing equipment and processes, ensuring that we stay on top of Humber River's requirements as their technology develops and becomes more complex."

SOURCE Humber River Regional Hospital

For further information:

Gerard Power        Peter Roman
Director, Public and Corporate Communications    Director, Client Relations
Humber River Regional Hospital     SteriPro Canada
416.747.3855        (905) 766-4051 Ext 210


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