Introducing Probe Valet

Introducing Probe Valet

At CS Medical, we are proud to announce the release of our latest innovation: Probe Valet™. Designed with the safety of healthcare professionals and patients in mind, Probe Valet is a biohazard transport bag specifically engineered for endocavity and surface ultrasound probes. As leaders in infection prevention solutions, our new product promises to revolutionize how healthcare facilities manage and transport soiled and potentially biohazardous ultrasound probes, significantly reducing the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

HAIs are a critical concern for medical facilities worldwide, leading to prolonged hospital stays, increased medical costs, and, in severe cases, even patient fatalities. One significant source of HAIs is the improper handling and transport of soiled medical equipment, including ultrasound probes. CS Medical’s Probe Valet addresses this issue head-on by providing a safe, convenient, and effective solution for transporting contaminated transvaginal, transrectal, and surface ultrasound probes.

Innovative Design for Maximum Protection

Each Probe Valet is constructed from 4 mil polyethylene, a durable material that ensures a secure environment for transporting ultrasound probes. It is difficult to puncture, especially when used as directed. Each bag is meticulously designed to manage the complete probe system, including the transducer, power pack, and cabling. A soiled ultrasound probe is placed inside Probe Valet, which is then sealed to prevent any contaminants from escaping, thus safeguarding healthcare workers and maintaining a safe environment within the facility.

Dual Compartments for Enhanced Safety and Compliance

One of the standout features of Probe Valet is its dual-compartment design. The bag is divided into two distinct sections: one for the power pack and cabling and another for the soiled endocavity or surface ultrasound probe. This separation is crucial as different parts of the ultrasound probe require different reprocessing methods. By keeping the low-level disinfection (LLD) and high-level disinfection (HLD) sections apart during transport, Probe Valet ensures that each part of the probe is appropriately handled according to the specific requirements set out by The Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies.

Compliance with infection control protocols is a top priority for healthcare facilities, and Probe Valet makes it easier to adhere to these standards. The clear separation of the probe’s components within the bag helps ensure that healthcare professionals follow the necessary disinfection processes, thereby reducing the risk of cross-contamination. This not only enhances patient safety but also supports facilities in meeting regulatory requirements and maintaining high standards of care.

Convenience Meets Efficiency

In addition to its robust safety features, Probe Valet is designed for ease of use. Its user-friendly design allows healthcare professionals to quickly and efficiently transport clean probes and secure soiled probes after use, minimizing the time and effort required for safe transport. This efficiency is especially beneficial in busy healthcare environments where time is of the essence, and rapid equipment turnover is essential.

A Step Forward in Infection Control

The release of Probe Valet underscores CS Medical’s commitment to advancing infection control practices in healthcare. By providing a reliable solution for the transportation of soiled endocavity and ultrasound probes, CS Medical is helping protect both patients and healthcare workers from the dangers of HAIs. Probe Valet is a testament to our dedication to innovation, safety, and excellence in medical device management.

In a world where infection control is more critical than ever, Probe Valet offers a much-needed solution for the safe and compliant transport of ultrasound probes. Its innovative design, durable construction, and focus on safety make it an invaluable tool for healthcare facilities striving to reduce the risk of HAIs. By incorporating Probe Valet into protocols, healthcare professionals can ensure that soiled ultrasound probes are securely confined during transport.

CS Medical invites you to experience the difference that Probe Valet can make in infection control practices. For more information about Probe Valet and other CS Medical products, please visit our website or contact our sales team.

Together, let’s make healthcare safer, one probe at a time.

About CS Medical

Founded in 2003, CS Medical LLC is a leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing medical devices that are designed to provide cleaning and high-level disinfection of ultrasound probes. Our products are engineered and developed with one single objective in mind: to minimize the potential of patient exposure to improperly reprocessed ultrasound probes. Our core products, the TEEClean® Automated TEE Probe Cleaner Disinfector and Ethos Automated Ultrasound Probe Cleaner Disinfector, are examples of our ongoing commitment to innovation and to the health and safety of medical patients and staff.

Beyond cleaning and high-level disinfection of endocavity and surface ultrasound probes, CS Medical believes in managing the quality of care given to delicate ultrasound probes. Our product offering provides solutions for healthcare facilities to minimize ultrasound probe damage and reduce the potential of contaminating high-level disinfected probes prior to use. The products address the following areas: bedside cleaning, point of care cleaning, electrical leakage testing, drying, transporting, and storing the ultrasound probe. Our objective is to manage the care given to each ultrasound probe thus allowing for a reduction in healthcare associated infections.

Located in Creedmoor, North Carolina, CS Medical's products provide quality device care and storage by minimizing healthcare operational costs, improving device readiness, and increasing regulatory compliance.