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STERIS IMS Partners with OpFlow

STERIS IMS to Partner With Operative Flow Technologies. Partnership Establishes a Powerful Alliance in Delivering Value-Driven Surgical Services.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and RALEIGH, N.C. – (August 5, 2019) – STERIS Instrument Management Services (IMS) and Operative Flow Technologies, LLC today announce their partnership to deliver a value-generating software solution in surgical services for healthcare systems. The STERIS IMS commitment to providing meaningful value for customers with innovative product and service solutions, and the Operative Flow Technologies software service OpFlow, form the basis of an alliance centered on continuous improvement that enhances surgical care quality, delivery, and cost performance.


The OpFlow software solution is a next-generation technology platform that applies lean methodology principles to generate cost savings for hospitals and improve efficiency during the surgical process. For hospitals and medical device vendors, the STERIS IMS dedication to service excellence, coupled with the robust OpFlow data-analytics platform, will optimize instrumentation and surgical supply usage to deliver substantial added value while ensuring the highest standard in patient care.


“With its reputation as a leading global surgical services supplier, and its continued dedication to optimizing healthcare system value, STERIS IMS is a natural fit as a partner for OpFlow, and will further enhance the digital transformation of the operating room OpFlow currently delivers,” David Rowe, CEO of Operative Flow Technologies, commented.



STERIS Instrument Management Services (IMS) is a surgical-device management and consulting company that optimizes healthcare organizations’ clinical capacity, secures longevity of existing assets, manages clinical risk, and maximizes cost efficiencies while achieving the highest standards in the sector. STERIS IMS sales and clinical teams serve more than 4,000 US healthcare facilities. STERIS Corporation has approximately 12,000 associates worldwide, and operates in more than 100 countries.


STERIS Corporation is listed on the NYSE as STE. For more information about STERIS IMS, visit


About OpFlow:

Operative Flow Technologies, LLC is a healthcare software company based in Raleigh, NC that designs and builds products which enable digital transformation of the operating room and improves surgery centers’ and healthcare systems’ financial performance. OpFlow is a cloud-based surgical-process performance-management software solution founded by two surgeons and an established leader in healthcare technology development and implementation.


For more information, visit


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OpFlow – David Rowe, CEO, Operative Flow Technologies, LLC (