Automated disinfection: best practice for semi-critical ultrasound

Clinical Bulletins

Critical Summary

  • Automated disinfection of semi-critical medical devices is recommended across Europe and considered best practice by key organisations.

  • Automated processes can be validated on site meaning quality assurance and reproducibility for every patient.

  • Digitised traceability standardises record keeping, ensuring complete and accurate documentation linking the processing cycle to the patient.

  • Automation supports medical device processing compliance and enhances staff and patient safety.