Stay Current with Helpful Industry Updates and Resources

At Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), we believe in shaping the infection prevention environment and driving new standards of care through Education, Engagement and clinical Evidence.

For your convenience, a selection of informative industry news, upcoming events and resources are provided below.

Helpful Links for HealthCare Professionals

If you're looking for additional information, the following links may be helpful. Please note that these links will open in a new window outside the ASP Web site. ASP is not responsible for the content featured in these organizations' sites.


American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
The online site for the AGA, offers information on research, clinical practice, education and training, advocacy, and practice management, as well as a patient information center.

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
Society dedicated to promoting the understanding and beneficial use of medical instrumentation; provides members with certification and standards information, industry news, and an online resource center.

Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM)
AHRMM is an online resource for healthcare materials management professionals; includes access to educational and technical resources, a virtual tradeshow, and exhibition information.

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
The APIC site is dedicated to the education of healthcare infection control professionals; includes access to comprehensive reference materials, news, and information regarding upcoming educational opportunities.

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
This source for perioperative information, sponsored by AORN, provides users with access to an online bookstore, best-practices network, AORN journal information, membership forum, and a perioperative career center.

AvaMed advocates for a legal, regulatory and economic environment that advances global health care by assuring worldwide patient access to the benefits of medical technology. We promote policies that foster the highest ethical standards, rapid product approvals, appropriate reimbursement, and access to international markets.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency and a global leader in public health. It remains at the forefront of public health efforts to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats. This site offers comprehensive information about these important wellness topics.

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)
IAHCSMM provides central service professionals with structured educational opportunities, professional development, news, and a forum for information exchange.

International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC)

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
An independent, not-for-profit organization, JCAHO is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare.

Johnson & Johnson
The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies makes a big difference in the health and well-being of people every day. Our consumer products, prescription medicines and medical devices and diagnostics impact the state of health care for patients, doctors, and nurses around the world.

If you're looking for recent news about Johnson & Johnson products, leaders, or charitable giving, you'll find it here.

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
Online site sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH offers a wealth of information about digestive diseases, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for patients and providers.

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA)
This is the online resource for SGNA. It includes a list of upcoming events, membership discussion forums, society newsletter, and GI resource center.

WebMD provides credible, valuable health information, tools for managing health, and support to those who seek information. The WebMD content staff blends journalism, content creation, community services, expert commentary, and medical review to give our users a variety of ways to find what they are looking for.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This site is dedicated to the promotion of health and quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability; includes summaries of noticeable diseases, news, and recommendations for healthcare professionals.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The EPA is responsible for safeguarding the natural environment. Their site provides information regarding the disposal of medical materials and offers online links to local EPA offices.

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is the governmental agency responsible for the regulation of food, drug, and medical instrumentation, including product approvals, promotion, and marketing. Site includes information on relevant legislation, emerging issues, and product specific clearances and updates.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA is the governmental agency charged with promoting workplace safety and health programs for more than 100 million employees across the country. Site contains information on workplace legislation, news, and access to education, training, and related resources.


Johnson & Johnson
Provides access to more than 30 Johnson & Johnson Internet sites ranging from Neutrogena® and Lifescan® to Ethicon and Janssen® Pharmaceutica. Also included is general product information as well as information on investor relations and career opportunities.

Device Manufacturers

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Other Links The Authority for the Continuing Advancement of Endoscopic Nursing
Online resource for nurses specializing in endoscopy includes industry updates, articles, online resources, Webinar access, an ask-the-expert forum, and a blog.

Healthcare Purchasing News
Digital edition of medical journal offers insights and news about people, places, processes, and products that influence the hospital supply chain. Online version also provides access to HPN blogline:

Material compatibility article featured in Medical Device & Diagnostics Industry
This article provides information about various sterilization processes that utilize hydrogen peroxide gas plasma; recommended material compatibility and device compatibility for this process is also discussed.

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