An Overview of Hand Hygiene Compliance Challenges in Hospitals

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An Overview of Hand Hygiene Compliance Challenges in Hospitals

June 12, 2017 Hand Hygiene Compliance Challenges

An Overview of Hand Hygiene Compliance Challenges in Hospitals

There IS No Debate… …that every hospital’s hand hygiene compliance policy expects and requires care providers to sanitize (or wash) their hands with each patient room entry and exit event, as well as for …

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World Hand Hygiene Day 2017: May 5th

May 5, 2017 Uncategorized

World Hand Hygiene Day 2017: May 5th

May 5th, 2017 is World Hand Hygiene Day, as declared by the World Health Organization (WHO). The purpose of this day is to encourage patients and their family members to join health workers in …

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Under the Skin: How Hand Washing Can Save Lives

May 5, 2017 Studies

According to The Center for Disease Control, hand washing and hygiene is an essential element of infection control, particularly in the healthcare setting. Thousands of patients die every year due to preventable infections. Following …

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How BIOVIGIL Breaks the Barriers of Hand Hygiene Compliance

May 5, 2017 Studies

According to the newest research published by the CDC, 1 in 25 patients in the U.S. will contract at least one infection during a hospital stay. In developing countries, that number increases to 5 …

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Why Is Hand Hygiene Compliance So Low In Hospitals?

May 1, 2017 Hand Hygiene Compliance Challenges

For decades, hospitals have been trying to achieve successful hand hygiene compliance rates, but results have been strikingly low. In fact, throughout even the most prominent hospitals in the United States, hand hygiene compliance …

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