May 4, 2014 - Columbus, OH - Karen Owens, CRCST, CHL, CIS, FCS, RN, BSN, System Director of Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's Healthcare was honored with IAHCSMM Fellowship during the 2014 IAHCSMM Annual Conference and Expo.

Her Fellowship paper, "Reducing Immediate-Use Sterilization: SPD's Role," outlined some of the more pressing problems associated with IUSS, while providing a detailed glimpse into her organization's myriad goals and strategies for reducing IUSS in the name of patient safety.

pdfClick here to read Owens' Fellowship paper.

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