Hand Hygiene Compliance

RTLS: The Intersection of Patient Experience and Facility Design | 8/18/2020

RTLS: The Intersection of Patient Experience and Facility Design By Deric Blattenberger / Special to Healthcare Facilities Today Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) are foundational to a growing number of healthcare applications related to facility management and design, including hand hygiene compliance software and staff duress systems that help protect healthcare workers. Recently, there has been a focus on using location data from RTLS to improve the patient experience. This latest …

Use of the Performance Diagnostic Checklist-Human Services to Assess Hand Hygiene Compliance in a Hospital | 8/13/2020

Use of the Performance Diagnostic Checklist-Human Services to Assess Hand Hygiene Compliance in a Hospital Abstract Poor hand hygiene in hospital settings leads to the spread of communicable disease to a population of individuals already medically compromised. The current study used the Performance Diagnostic Checklist-Human Services to develop an intervention targeting hand hygiene compliance for nine participants employed by an inpatient unit. The use of performance feedback and …

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Hand Hygiene in the Post-COVID-19 Era | Sterile Space | 7/22/2020

Originally Published by Infection Control Today Let’s assume that hand hygiene compliance has increased during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Now the challenge for infection preventionists (IPs) and others on the frontlines of infection control and prevention: Sustain those gains. But how? Employ the concepts of behavioral change, including informal leaders, social pressures, cultural norms, and immediate and personal feedback. Informal leaders are people within a work area …

Is it possible to achieve 100 percent hand hygiene compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic? - Journal of Hospital Infection | 6/2/2020

Tsang O.T.Y. et al. Escalating infection control response to the rapidly evolving epidemiology of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020; 41 : 493-498 https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.58 Google Scholar ]. We therefore expected hand hygiene compliance among our HCWs to increase further during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hand hygiene compliance among HCWs in the paediatric units has been …

Built to last? The sustainability of healthcare system improvements, programmes and interventions: a systematic integrative review | BMJ | 6/2/2020

… on the sustainability of a programme or its components. Thirty-seven studies (40.2%) looked at the continuation or improvement of healthcare systems outcomes, such as length of stay, hospital costs, quality of care and hand hygiene compliance . Twenty-two studies (23.9%) examined both the sustainability of programmes and systems outcomes. Funding of programmes A quarter of studies (n=22, 23.9%) specified whether funding had ended (n=12, 13.0%) or was …

Even Covid-19 May Not Be Causing Your Doctor To Wash His Hands – The Health Care Blog | 6/1/2020

… death toll is causing health care workers everywhere to always wash their hands, think again. A recent research letter published in The Journal of Hospital Infection examined whether it’s “possible to achieve 100 percent hand hygiene compliance during the Covid-19 pandemic.” The medical center involved in the research, Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, had reached a pre-Covid-19 hand hygiene rate of over 75 percent. Yet the …

How To Wash Hands Properly & Other Hygiene Tips | 4/3/2020

… grime, germs, and everything that you don’t want to be on your hands. But are we doing it right? According to ‘The State of Handwashing in 2017’ report released by Global Handwashing Partnership, overall hand hygiene compliance is rarely at satisfactory levels around the world including settings such as schools and healthcare facilities. What could explain poor compliance are 2017 statistics by UNICEF which say that about three out of …

A Layered Approach Is Key to a Successful Infection Prevention Program | 4/2/2020

… Over the course of approximately one year, the researchers saw improved testing stewardship, increased UVC disinfection at terminal clean, a reduction in prescriptions for antibiotics known to contribute to C. diff infections, and sustained hand hygiene compliance at 90% or greater. By implementing and monitoring these interventions, UNC Health Care saw a 42.7% reduction in its hospital-onset C. diff rates. HAI reduction requires a multifaceted approach, and this study …

Protecting healthcare workers with location technology | 3/26/2020

… a proactive approach to this issue and begin considering ways to address violence in healthcare settings today. One place to start: location technology. Choosing the right application Although typically associated with asset management and hand hygiene compliance , location technology can play a significant role in ensuring worker safety by reinforcing security measures and enabling quick and reliable remote communication. Having help at the touch of a button also creates peace …

Opinion: In a pandemic, hospital staffers need to get better at hand-washing | STAT | 3/25/2020

… since the CDC last looked at the issue or, for that matter, since the Public Health Service issued an educational video showing hospital staff how to wash their hands back in 1961! Hospitals with hand hygiene compliance in the 50% to 60% range include the kind of large, urban medical centers designated by the CDC as “first tier” treatment centers during the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak. After reviewing hundreds of inspection …

The Impact of Effective Handwashing Against Infection | 3/21/2020

… correctly. Yet even the FDA acknowledges antibacterial soaps haven’t been proven effective and they have potentially negative health effects. 1 The authors of one study 2 suggested hospital-based health care providers had a hand hygiene compliance rate of 70% to 72%. This means that at least 28% of the health care providers were not practicing safe handwashing techniques. Yet, proper handwashing is especially important in the hospital where close …

11 units honored for hand hygiene compliance in February | 3/12/2020

11 units honored for hand hygiene compliance in February Our Employees Congratulations to the faculty and staff on 11 units at Michigan Medicine, which were the top performing units for hand hygiene compliance in February. Those units are: PCTU, 11W, 4B, 5C, SICU, CCMU, 8 DNS, 8E, Brandon NICU and adult psych. All 11 units will be added to Infection Prevention & Epidemiology’s honor roll, along with: SSS, TBICU, UH OR …

CenTrak Responds to Healthcare Concerns in Wake of the Coronavirus | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

… to an overview of the CDC’s recommendations, a panel of healthcare experts will address how locating, sensing and IoT technologies are used to reduce the spread of infection in a variety of applications, including: hand hygiene compliance ; contact tracing between patients, visitors, staff and the equipment used to treat patients. Some of these solutions can be immediately initiated in CenTrak’s 1700+ installations across the country. The webinar was planned following …

Hand Sanitizers Market Study 2020-2025 - Fragrance to Become an Important Attribute | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

… Based Hand Sanitizers Germicidal Gel fiteBac INVIRTU: Alcohol-Free Hand Foam Sanitizer Symmetry: Non-Alcohol Rich Foaming Hand Sanitizer Pretty Hand Sanitizer to Make One Smile ActiveClean: All-Natural Hand Sanitizer CloudClean: Real-Time Hand Hygiene Compliance Technology Convenience: A Key Factor Driving Innovations in Dispenser Design Automatic Dispensing Systems Play Big in the Market Other Notable Hand Sanitizer Innovations Aging Population and their Vulnerability to Various Infections: A Major …

On-demand webinar: How healthcare leaders use IoT to automate infection control - MedCity News | 3/10/2020

… addition to infection prevention and control recommendations from the CDC, an expert panel will explore how locating, sensing and IoT technologies can reduce the spread of infection in a variety of healthcare applications, including hand hygiene compliance and contact tracing between patients, visitors, staff and equipment. The webinar was planned following the cancellation of HIMSS20—the first time the popular healthcare conference has been canceled in 58 years. According to …

How Infection Preventionists and Hospital Administrators Can Tackle 2 New Superbugs on the CDC’s Urgent List | 1/16/2020

… to the CEO.” IPs need information and the time to sort through it, says Garcia. That might include data specific to the organization about resistance patterns. They’ll want to check antibiotic stewardship programs, and hand hygiene compliance . They’ll need the most up-to-date information about effective control measures, including the latest from the CDC and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. “Then the organization needs to create and …

US & EU5 Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution Market, Forecast to 2023 - Generated a Combined Revenue of $1.53 Billion in 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 1/14/2020

The “US and EU5 Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution Market, Forecast to 2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) or infections acquired in health-care settings are the most frequent adverse events in healthcare delivery worldwide. Hundreds of millions of patients are affected by healthcare-associated infections worldwide each year, leading to significant mortality and financial losses for healthcare systems. Hand hygiene is the number …

Edward-Elmhurst Health adopts SwipeSense to improve patient experience and advance high-quality performance | PR Newswire | 1/11/2020

… enter/exit a patient room and when they clean their hands, only recording hygiene opportunities and events associated with patient room visits. The data is fed to the SwipeSense platform where managers can view hand hygiene compliance data at the facility, department, unit, room, and employee levels via an online dashboard. Edward- Elmhurst identified significant alignment of their key executive initiatives with several elements of the SwipeSense platform, and as …

SC Johnson Professional Champions Hand Hygiene During Cold & Flu Season | 1/9/2020

… likely no. With the height of cold and flu season around the corner, SC Johnson Professional is offering tips for healthcare facility leaders on how to implement an effective hand hygiene performance improvement program. Hand hygiene compliance plays a critical role in reducing HAIs. When healthcare professionals actively engage in infection prevention measures, such as effective hand hygiene protocols, it’s possible to reduce the rates of certain HAIs by more …

Nine units lauded for hand hygiene compliance | 1/9/2020

Nine units lauded for hand hygiene compliance January 9, 2020 // FOUND IN: Our Employees Congratulations to the following nine units, which were heralded as the organization’s top performing areas for hand hygiene compliance in December: PICU, 12E, 4A, 7E, IR prep/recovery, Mott PACU, Environmental Services, lab/phlebotomy and RC. Those units will be added to the Infection Prevention and Epidemiology honor roll, along with: 12W, CVICU, CCMU, 8B, 8A …

An Institution-Based Assessment of Students’ Hand Washing Behavior | 12/28/2019

… to create awareness of the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare [ 7 ]. Despite these efforts and the wealth of data showing the benefits of proper hand washing and its simplicity and efficacy, the global hand hygiene compliance has not been satisfactory. The global prevalence of washing hands with soap is 19%, and that of the African region is even lower at 14% [ 4 ]. Also, data on some African countries indicate …

Job burnout reduces hand hygiene compliance among nursing staff | 12/25/2019

… burnout reduces hand washing compliance among nursing staff” Manomenidis et al (2019). Abstract: Objectives: Health professional burnout has been associated with suboptimal care and reduced patient safety. However, the extent to which burnout influences hand hygiene compliance among health professionals has yet to be explored. The aim of the study was to examine whether job burnout reduces hand washing compliance among nursing staff. Methods: A diary study was conducted. Forty …

“The role as a champion is to not only monitor but to speak out and to educate”: the contradictory roles of hand hygiene champions | 12/23/2019

… six hospitals, whereas in the remaining four facilities it fell under the umbrella of Quality and Patient Safety. Despite the difference in oversight, infection control teams at all 10 sites were responsible for reporting hand hygiene compliance rates to hospital leadership. Three of the six observed sites displayed hand hygiene compliance data on at least one unit of the hospital. All hand hygiene programs reported using HCWs to monitor the …

Celebrating hand hygiene successes for November 2019 | The Loop | 12/17/2019

December 17, 2019 Celebrating hand hygiene successes for November 2019 The overall ambulatory hand hygiene compliance in November 2019 was 95% . Great work to everyone involved! Congratulations to top performing clinics that achieved 100% : Burn UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital Level 2 UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital Lower Level 2 UI Health Care–Bettendorf UI Health Care–Cedar Falls UI Health Care–Johnston Great job to the following clinics that …

Hand Hygiene Moments by Heath Care Workers | 12/10/2019

… in most of the events and all their rates were found to be less in the night shifts. So education workshops are to be conducted to make the nurses learn the correct ways of hand hygiene compliance and thereby avoid such issues (Casey et al., 2012). It is a level IV of evidence because this article was based on the observational studies conducted over a period of 6 months in …

CDC

Opinion: In a pandemic, hospital staffers need to get better at hand-washing | STAT | 3/25/2020

… Control and Prevention — is discouraging. It concluded that adherence “has remained low.” advertisement How low is “low”? According to the CDC, health care providers in U.S. hospitals clean their hands less than half the time … how to wash their hands back in 1961! Hospitals with hand hygiene compliance in the 50% to 60% range include the kind of large, urban medical centers designated by the CDC as “first tier” treatment …

CenTrak Responds to Healthcare Concerns in Wake of the Coronavirus | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

CDC recently released new infection prevention and control recommendations for healthcare facilities in an effort to contain the emerging outbreak. In addition to an overview of the CDC’s recommendations, a panel of healthcare experts will address how locating, sensing and IoT technologies are used to reduce the spread of infection in a variety of applications, including: hand hygiene compliance; contact tracing between patients, visitors, staff and the equipment used to …

Infection Control

How Infection Preventionists and Hospital Administrators Can Tackle 2 New Superbugs on the CDC’s Urgent List | 1/16/2020

infection control and prevention at the Joint Commission. She adds, however, that “we cannot lay this issue at only the IPs’ door. Superbugs require attention from the housekeeper to the CEO.” IPs need information and the time to sort through it, says Garcia. That might include data specific to the organization about resistance patterns. They’ll want to check antibiotic stewardship programs, and hand hygiene compliance. They’ll need the most up …

An Institution-Based Assessment of Students’ Hand Washing Behavior | 12/28/2019

… a component of hand hygiene, is cost-effective and convenient and has been shown to be an effective practice in infection control activities [ 1 ]. There is undisputed evidence that when hands are properly washed under … proper hand washing and its simplicity and efficacy, the global hand hygiene compliance has not been satisfactory. The global prevalence of washing hands with soap is 19%, and that of the African region is even …

Infection Prevention

Improve your hand hygiene compliance rates: Three insights from the University of Tennessee Medical Center - www.hcpro.com | 10/31/2019

… Why are hand hygiene rates so low? It’s because direct observation by secret shoppers, the most common way to evaluate hand hygiene compliance, creates a false sense of security. Secret shopper programs often report a … has been proven to reduce HAIs. As the manager of infection prevention at the University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC), I have spent a great deal of time determining ways to increase our hand hygiene …

New Virtual Reality Training from Tork is a Game Changer for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance | PR Newswire | 10/23/2019

… Oct. 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - A recent study shows 80% of healthcare professionals say they would like to improve their hand hygiene compliance. The survey covering more than 1,000 healthcare professionals in five different countries … Control Programme and world-leading hand hygiene expert at the Infection Prevention and Control Program at the University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland, 2019. Tork VR Clean Hands Training and Education …

Patient Safety

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patient safety based on the insight that 80% of healthcare professionals would like to improve their hand hygiene compliance. And this is an app that can then – where healthcare professionals can train on then how to use hand sanitation in the most efficient way to always comply with hand hygiene regulations. And of course, this again just shows what can be done with new digital tools, strengthening the Tork brand …

While ASCs lag behind HOPDs in patient safety, both have gaps in clinician training, certification | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2019

Hospital outpatient surgery departments have better patient safety practices than ambulatory surgery centers, but both have problems regarding clinician certification and training, according to The Leapfrog Group report released Oct. 22. Leapfrog summarized preliminary findings … the report says. ASCs are also less likely to monitor hand hygiene compliance than HOPDs. More articles on clinical leadership & infection control …

Antimicrobial Stewardship

While ASCs lag behind HOPDs in patient safety, both have gaps in clinician training, certification | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2019

antimicrobial stewardship program in place, with ASCs’ patient safety practices falling behind HOPDs. While HOPDs data is currently unavailable, 93 percent of all hospitals have antimicrobial stewardship programs, the report says. ASCs are also less likely to monitor hand hygiene compliance than HOPDs. More articles on clinical leadership & infection control …

The Leapfrog Group Highlights Strengths, Pinpoints Improvements Needed across Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Settings in Inaugural Report | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

antimicrobial stewardship program in place and are also less likely to adopt practices such as monitoring for hand hygiene compliance. ASCs have many opportunities in the future to demonstrate improvement in this area, such as reporting to the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) to report infection rates and reporting to the Leapfrog ASC Survey in future years. Patients tend to give higher patient experience ratings to ASCs—but not …

The Leapfrog Group

While ASCs lag behind HOPDs in patient safety, both have gaps in clinician training, certification | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2019

… have better patient safety practices than ambulatory surgery centers, but both have problems regarding clinician certification and training, according to The Leapfrog Group report released Oct. 22. Leapfrog summarized preliminary findings from two surveys in … the report says. ASCs are also less likely to monitor hand hygiene compliance than HOPDs. More articles on clinical leadership & infection control …

The Leapfrog Group Highlights Strengths, Pinpoints Improvements Needed across Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Settings in Inaugural Report | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

WASHINGTON , Oct. 22, The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on health care safety and quality, today released a report summarizing trends on the safety and quality of care … also less likely to adopt practices such as monitoring for hand hygiene compliance. ASCs have many opportunities in the future to demonstrate improvement in this area, such as reporting to the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety …

Ambulatory Surgery Centers

While ASCs lag behind HOPDs in patient safety, both have gaps in clinician training, certification | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/23/2019

Hospital outpatient surgery departments have better patient safety practices than ambulatory surgery centers, but both have problems regarding clinician certification and training, according to The Leapfrog Group report released Oct. 22. Leapfrog summarized preliminary findings … the report says. ASCs are also less likely to monitor hand hygiene compliance than HOPDs. More articles on clinical leadership & infection control …

Leapfrog Group finds room for patient safety improvement at surgery centers | FierceHealthcare | 10/22/2019

… past year to expand our ratings to include same-day surgery.” The report was based on surveys completed by 321 ambulatory surgery centers and 1,141 hospital outpatient departments who voluntarily responded to The Leapfrog Group’s … are less likely to adopt practices such as monitoring for hand hygiene compliance. RELATED: Rating the raters? Hospital experts turn tables and critique quality comparison sites Patients tended to give higher patient experience ratings to …

Edward-Elmhurst Health

Edward-Elmhurst Health adopts SwipeSense to improve patient experience and advance high-quality performance | PR Newswire | 1/11/2020

NAPERVILLE, Ill. To further advance its mission and dedication to delivering a world-class patient experience, Edward-Elmhurst Health, a three-hospital system serving the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago , has selected SwipeSense as … System CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health. “SwipeSense will help us increase hand hygiene compliance, aid in the fight against hospital-acquired infections and improve our overall patient experience.” How SwipeSense Hand Hygiene works Edward-Elmhurst Health

Edward-Elmhurst Health adopts SwipeSense to improv | 1/11/2020

Edward-Elmhurst Health adopts SwipeSense to improve patient experience and advance high-quality performance enero 10, 2020 Edward-Elmhurst Health adopts SwipeSense to improve patient experience and advance high-quality performance 2020-01-10T17:24: NAPERVILLE, Ill. , Jan … System CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health. «SwipeSense will help us increase hand hygiene compliance, aid in the fight against hospital-acquired infections and improve our overall patient experience.» How SwipeSense Hand Hygiene works Edward-Elmhurst Health

Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville SC

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) has been awarded a Certified Zero Harm Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for its prevention of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The award comes after Greenville … monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study just last year documenting a 25 percent improvement in hand …

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) has been awarded a Certified Zero Harm Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for its prevention of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The award comes after Greenville … monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study just last year documenting a 25 percent improvement in hand …

Memorial Hospital

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) has been awarded a Certified Zero Harm Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for its prevention of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The award comes after Greenville … monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study just last year documenting a 25 percent improvement in hand …

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) has been awarded a Certified Zero Harm Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for its prevention of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The award comes after Greenville … monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study just last year documenting a 25 percent improvement in hand …

Greenville Memorial Hospital

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) has been awarded a Certified Zero Harm Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for its prevention of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The award comes after Greenville … monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study just last year documenting a 25 percent improvement in hand …

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Greenville Memorial Hospital (GMH) has been awarded a Certified Zero Harm Award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for its prevention of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The award comes after Greenville … monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study just last year documenting a 25 percent improvement in hand …

Leah Binder

Opinion: In a pandemic, hospital staffers need to get better at hand-washing | STAT | 3/25/2020

First Opinion In a pandemic, hospital staffers need to get better at hand-washing By Leah Binder and Michael L. Millenson March 25, 2020 Adobe A fter visiting Ellis Island in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt … how to wash their hands back in 1961! Hospitals with hand hygiene compliance in the 50% to 60% range include the kind of large, urban medical centers designated by the CDC as “first tier” treatment …

The Leapfrog Group Highlights Strengths, Pinpoints Improvements Needed across Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Settings in Inaugural Report | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

… HOPD performance side by side. “Today, more than 60 percent of surgical procedures take place in an outpatient environment,” said Leah Binder , president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “Despite this increasing shift towards same … also less likely to adopt practices such as monitoring for hand hygiene compliance. ASCs have many opportunities in the future to demonstrate improvement in this area, such as reporting to the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety …

Ron Chappuis

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

… staff hand hygiene performance. Since adopting an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study … success they’ve achieved by using our clinically proven system,” said Ron Chappuis, Vice President of Marketing, DebMed. “Our system offers simple, easy-to-read reports that provide meaningful, accurate data a hospital team can use …

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

… staff hand hygiene performance. Since adopting an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study … success they’ve achieved by using our clinically proven system,” said Ron Chappuis, Vice President of Marketing, DebMed. “Our system offers simple, easy-to-read reports that provide meaningful, accurate data a hospital team can use …

Sue Boeker

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

… staff hand hygiene performance. Since adopting an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study … World Health Organization’s ‘My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene,’” said Sue Boeker, Infection Prevention Manager, Greenville Memorial Hospital. “Moment 2 (before performing an aseptic task) is important in CLABSI prevention as you want to minimize …

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance | Business Wire | 12/15/2017

… staff hand hygiene performance. Since adopting an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system, Greenville Memorial has seen a significant increase in hand hygiene compliance and a reduction in healthcare-associated infections. The hospital published a study … World Health Organization’s ‘My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene,’” said Sue Boeker, Infection Prevention Manager, Greenville Memorial Hospital. “Moment 2 (before performing an aseptic task) is important in CLABSI prevention as you want to minimize …