Hand Hygiene

Proper hand hygiene is the number one way to prevent the spread of infection. Everyone—healthcare professionals, patients, residents, families, and volunteers—should clean their hands thoroughly and at appropriate times to prevent the spread of disease.

The Science of Compliance: What Drives Hand Hygiene Compliance and How Can We Improve it?

It is well-understood that hand hygiene is one of the most effective strategies to prevent the transmission of infection available...

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A Guide to Selecting the Right Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution for Your Hospital

Over the last decade, a new hand hygiene compliance monitoring method has gained in popularity: automated or electronic hand hygiene...

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The ROI of Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring: The Value Your Hospital Can Realize by Making the Switch

While there are many options available to measure and track hand hygiene compliance, electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring can offer...

Immediate Feedback Yields Immediate Impact: How Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Influences Behavior Change

Numerous studies have shown that improving hand hygiene compliance and sustaining that improvement requires ongoing measurement of hand hygiene performance...

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Hands

Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures for preventing the spread of infection within healthcare facilities. Repeated use...

Technical Review & Assessment of PURELL Healthcare CRT HEALTHY SOAP

Nationally and internationally-recognized hand hygiene guidelines permit healthcare facilities to choose whether to use an antimicrobial or a non-antimicrobial soap....

The GOJO Guide to Fire Safety and Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs

Ensuring compliance to fire codes and fire safety regulations can be confusing for healthcare facilities due to the many different...

Optimal Skin pH and Why It Matters

Healthy skin is fundamental to our overall health. As the largest organ in our body, the skin provides a critical...

Antiseptic Stewardship: A Call to Action

The use of commercially available topical and surface antiseptics has increased as a result of antibiotic resistance and the antimicrobial...

Unraveling the Mystery of The Joint Commission Survey: What is the Expectation Around Hand Hygiene?

Hand hygiene in healthcare settings is complex and building a high-quality hand hygiene program isn’t easy. Since 2004, The Joint...