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Central Sterile Supply Department

CSSD or Central Sterile Supply Department is an important and crucial function of most of the mid-size and large hospitals. In certain countries, CSSD is even mandatory to meet with the government stipulations for hospital license etc. Items to be sterilized are received and stored by CSSD before they are sterilized and distributed to related departments such as wards, OPD, OT etc. Surgical tools and instruments, tools used for operation, syringes, catheters/tubes/other rubber goods, treatment sets etc. are sterilized by CSSD before and after use, wherever applicable.


CSSD module in our software helps users to have the inventory information of items that need to be sterilized, in the form of      packs/sets or individual quantity, by keeping track of such items received/issued to departments like OT, Cath Lab, ICU,Emergency      and Ward in a hospital
By tracking the in-out details of items, user gets ready info on items that need to be sterilized, items that are sterilized and items      that are yet to be returned after sterilization etc
The records of cleaning, disinfection and sterilization are maintained by CSSD module of the software. This helps in finding and      analyzing the effectiveness of these processes and practices
Hospital can easily implement Infection Control Policy using CSSD module in our hospital management software, which improves      patient safety by enforcing and checking the controls necessary from time to time, to prevent cross infection
Certain items – packs, linen etc. – are exchanged between CSSD, ward and laundry of a hospital. This module in the software      records these details and can be used for checking the used/returned quantity etc.


Key functionalities of CSSD Module :

  •     Performs Item stock management.
  •     Maintains an interface with the stores to request stock online and inquire on stock levels.
  •     Maintains detailed record pertaining to cleaning, disinfection and sterilization.
  •     Lists and manages laundry/sterilization requests from the entire department.
  •     Generates report for items held in the ward at any one particular time.
  •     Hospital can easily implement infection control Policy using CSSD module to improve patient safety and prevent cross infection.
  •     Instrument set assembly and packaging sterilization services
  •     Patient equipment cleaning, distribution, and billing
  •     Case cart system for surgery and/or the delivery room
  •     OR scheduling
  •     Cardiac arrest cart processing, stocking and distribution
  •     Staffing surgical core areas
  •     Surgical instrument purchasing
  •     Acquisition of special order implants and supplies
  •     Instrument processing within surgery