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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

STERRAD Digital Transfer Interface (DTI)
STERRAD Digital Transfer Interface (DTI) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: STERRAD Digital Transfer Interface (DTI) is software technology which integrates STERRAD Systems surgical sterilization equipment and a hospital`s information system (HIS). This technology automatically transfers data to be stored on a hospital`s server. The STERRAD equipment in which the DTI is installed connects to the hospital network via Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) cable. Additionally, this technology stores a portable document file (PDF) containing the cycle information (i.e., STERRAD serial number, software version, cycle start/end time, and Pass/Fail status. There is no sensitive information stored in the PDF file.

This technology does not utilize a database.

STERRAD DTI does not have a dedicated website.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.3
Decision Date: 03/24/2020
Aliases: ASP Sterrad DTI
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Advanced Sterilization Products
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/24/2020).