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IMS - Instrument Management System

  1. 2. Times Are Changing <ul><li>The dentist-to-population ratio has been declining since 1995, more dentists will be leaving than entering the workforce. </li></ul><ul><li>Population projections through 2025 are approximately +20% in the U.S. and +16% in Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>With people living longer and improved oral health, the number of teeth to be cared for is increasing at a faster rate than the population. </li></ul><ul><li>Of occupational exposure injuries in dentistry, 31% occur during instrument clean-up. </li></ul>Source: Journal of Dental Education Vol. 65, No. 6, Trends in Dentistry and Dental Education, Bureau of Labor Statistics, ADA 2003 Workforce Model 2001-2025, ADA News, Journal of Dental Education Vol. 65, No.5, Occupational Exposures to Blood in a Dental Teaching Environment: Results of a Ten-Year Surveillance Study
  2. 3. What are the goals for your practice? <ul><li>One that allows you to see more patients without having to expand your hours? </li></ul><ul><li>One that greatly improves productivity and reduces cost? </li></ul><ul><li>One the provides a state of the art infection control process and improves the marketability of your practice? </li></ul><ul><li>One that greatly eliminates the chance of sharp injuries for your staff and potential liability? </li></ul><ul><li>One that has a happy and dedicated staff? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Creating a New Sterilization Environment <ul><li>Increases productivity allowing more time to provide superior patient care. </li></ul><ul><li>Optimizes office flow which reduces staff stress </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to manage assets and operational costs </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for safer practices </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a marketable environment </li></ul><ul><li>All while promoting a positive and dedicated dental team </li></ul>Let’s see how IMS can help you achieve these goals by creating a new sterilization environment that:
  4. 5. Process Flow <ul><li>The first step is to establish a protocol that allows for efficient processing from chairside through storage, that will not only be more effective – it will reduce instrument wear, provide safer techniques, and increase productivity. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Processing Recommendations <ul><li>In this chart, OSAP highlighted the key areas the central processing area should be divided into: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receiving, cleaning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rinsing and drying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation and packaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sterilization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. How Does IMS Work? <ul><li>Hu-Friedy’s IMS system allows an office to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have additional time with their patients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know what is in a set-up every time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce the chance for sharps injuries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prolong the life and care of instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save time and money with no sorting or searching for instruments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chairside efficiency is key to a successful practice. </li></ul><ul><li>Organization = Standardization = Efficiency </li></ul>
  7. 8. By moving the instruments from cleaning through chairside….. <ul><li>Save 5-10 minutes per procedure. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate dangerous hand scrubbing. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate time consuming sorting of instruments. </li></ul><ul><li>Portray a more professional image. </li></ul>
  8. 9. How much time is saved? <ul><li>Based on your procedures per day. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on your billing rate. </li></ul><ul><li>What could you do with that time? </li></ul>
  9. 10. How fast is the Office’s return? <ul><li>Purchase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ultrasonic $2,500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autoclave $5,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IMS $5,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total $12,500 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Revenue generated $99,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Payoff in less than 2 months. </li></ul><ul><li>* With $15,000 steri-center, payoff in less than 4 months. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Standardized approach keeps instrument set-ups intact. </li></ul><ul><li>Enables assistant to remain at chairside for entire procedure. </li></ul><ul><li>Increases cleaning efficiency so no delays between patients. </li></ul>Efficiency & Organization
  11. 12. <ul><li>Reduces staff (and owner) stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes training easy for new employees. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces chance for sharps injuries while improving OSHA compliance. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances marketability of the practice attracting new patients and staff. </li></ul>Staff Satisfaction
  12. 13. <ul><li>Time saved* equals increased revenues. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces exposure to contaminated sharps and exposure costs up to $3,000/incident. </li></ul><ul><li>Prolonged instrument life. </li></ul><ul><li>* IMS users have stated that they save 45-60 minutes per day using IMS system. (2003 market survey) </li></ul>Return on Investment
  13. 14. What do customers think of IMS? <ul><li>98% are satisfied or very satisfied and said it was worth the investment </li></ul><ul><li>On average IMS saves up to 60 minutes per day </li></ul><ul><li>When asked why IMS was implemented: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time savings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safer protocols </li></ul></ul>Source: IMS market survey by Hu-Friedy, 2003 <ul><ul><li>“ It makes the office more professional and lets us provide a better patient experience ” </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Introduction to the IMS Line <ul><li>Hu-Friedy offers the most complete line of instrument management products on the market. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cassettes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleaning and Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sterilization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Signature Series ® Cassettes <ul><li>Made of long-lasting, low maintenance stainless steel. </li></ul><ul><li>Available in over 100 different size, configuration, and color options. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be customized to meet your needs. </li></ul>* Resin IMS Cassettes are also available.
  16. 17. IMS – Features Electropolished Durable Silicone Rails Positive Locking Mechanism Functional Accessory Area Efficient Hole Pattern Smooth Round Corners Hu-Friedy Warranty
  17. 18. IMS – Instrument Management System <ul><li>Electropolish </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Made of long-lasting, electropolished stainless steel that provides a protective sheet against corrosion and a professional appearance. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Durable Silicone Rails </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft silicone rails are designed to safeguard instruments from damage during processing. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. IMS – Instrument Management System <ul><li>Positive Locking Mechanism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive locking mechanism provides a visual indication that the cassette is locked for safety. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Functional Accessory Area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessory areas are available to make it easy to store other items you need for a procedure. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. IMS – Instrument Management System <ul><li>Efficient Hole Pattern </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique hole patterns enhance cleaning and sterilization and protect instruments from protrusion. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smooth Round Corners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smooth, rounded corners and slotted edges increase drainage and reduce drying time. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. IMS – Instrument Management System <ul><li>Hu-Friedy Warranty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hu-Friedy cassettes have a FOUR-YEAR warranty. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We stand behind our product 100%! </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Double-Decker™ Cassettes <ul><li>Hold 8-20 instruments in the space of a small-sized cassette. </li></ul><ul><li>The compact size of these cassettes may allow an office to process an additional cassette during each cycle. </li></ul><ul><li>The patented compression arm protects the instruments throughout the cleaning cycle. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Signature Series Collection <ul><li>The Signature Series Collections features a compilation of clinician’s most popular procedural set-ups. </li></ul>EXAM PERIO PROPHY
  23. 24. IMS Instrument Management System <ul><li>Now that you are more knowledgeable about Hu-Friedy’s Cassettes, let’s learn more about the IMS Cycle and how IMS can benefit you and your office. </li></ul>
  24. 25. Chairside <ul><li>Using IMS, everything is already organized and ready to go. </li></ul><ul><li>Color-code rings make it easy to return instruments to their proper procedural order. </li></ul>
  25. 26. Cleaning <ul><li>Using an IMS protocol, instruments are securely held in a fully enclosed, locked cassette. </li></ul><ul><li>The operator does not handle loose instruments, reducing the chance of exposure and injury. </li></ul>
  26. 27. Sterilization <ul><li>The cassettes are then packaged (i.e., using wrap or Bagette ® Self-Sealing Sterilization pouches) with internal and external indicators prior to sterilization. </li></ul><ul><li>The entire cassette can be placed in the autoclave unit for proper sterilization </li></ul>
  27. 28. Storage <ul><li>The storage of instruments in cassettes is the most efficient, safe, and organized method of storage. </li></ul>
  28. 29. IMS – Instrument Management System <ul><li>Hu-Friedy’s IMS system is more than just cassettes. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to cassettes, the system includes cleaning and care and sterilization products for a comprehensive approach to instrument processing. </li></ul>
  29. 30. Enzymax ® Detergent <ul><li>Enzymax is the only specially formulated enzymatic detergent with dual enzymes and Steelgard ™ agents for added corrosion protection and sparkling instrument restoration. </li></ul><ul><li>Unique dual enzymes work quickly to remove and prevent biofilms while thoroughly cleaning instruments. </li></ul><ul><li>A multi-purpose detergent, used as an ultrasonic, presoak, linen, spot removal and evacuation cleaner. </li></ul><ul><li>Biodegradable and phosphate free . </li></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>With the Enzymax Spray Gel, instrument cleaning can begin while instruments are waiting to be processed. </li></ul>Enzymax Spray Gel <ul><ul><li>Keeps instruments moist, preventing debris from drying onto instruments before processing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dual Enzyme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digests and removes blood, tissue, and other debris. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built-in Corrosion Inhibitor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Protects stainless steel and anodized aluminum from corrosion. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ready-to-use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear Gel Composition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linen Spot Remover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to Use </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. IMS Wrap <ul><li>Autoclave Wrap </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best combination of softness and added strength. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Universal Wrap </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Great performance at a lower cost. </li></ul></ul>Hu-Friedy offers two grades of wrap to meet an office’s needs.
  32. 33. Bagette ® Pouches <ul><li>Bagette Self-Sealing Sterilization pouches are designed to fit Hu-Friedy cassettes and are available in three sizes. </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed with durable materials and thick seals. </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in external and internal indicators that relay accurate time and temperature verification. </li></ul>For Every Cassette… There’s a Bagette
  33. 34. <ul><li>Hu-Friedy’s SporeCheck is a quick and accurate approach to in-office steam sterilization monitoring. </li></ul><ul><li>The fastest biological indicator (BI) monitoring system on the market, it provides reliable results in 24 hours while being in compliance with local, state and federal guidelines. </li></ul>
  34. 35. IMS Products <ul><li>Accessories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Endodontic Stand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bur Cushions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hinged Instrument Clips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cassette Clips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needle Cap Holder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parts Boxes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organization Products </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Color-Code Instrument Rings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Signature Series Grips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Color Tabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I.D. Labels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I.D. Markers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more details on these products, please refer to the IMS Catalog available through your Hu-Friedy representative or www.hu-friedy.com. </li></ul></ul>
  35. 36. Summary <ul><li>Hu-Friedy’s IMS system provides a safer, quicker, easier, and more efficient way to process and organize instruments in a dental office. </li></ul><ul><li>They are the most versatile and finely-crafted cassettes on the market today. </li></ul><ul><li>IMS offers a complete system that includes over 100 different size, configuration, and color options available. </li></ul>
  36. 37. Conclusion <ul><li>A practice can’t be truly state-of-the art and achieve its full potential without the IMS system. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s safer, faster and smarter. </li></ul><ul><li>Take your practice to the next level. </li></ul>
  37. 38. Qualifying Question <ul><li>Thank you for taking the time to learn more about Hu-Friedy’s Instrument Management System (IMS) . </li></ul><ul><li>To earn your Hu-Points towards a product evaluation, please exit and answer the following question on the Member Resources Page: </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following is NOT a benefit of Hu-Friedy’s Instrument Management System (IMS)? </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Instrument Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above, these are all benefits </li></ul>

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