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July 6, 2015

Hand-Hygiene Compliance Booster: On-the-Spot Intervention

Hand-Hygiene Compliance Booster: On-the-Spot Intervention

Organizations can dramatically improve hand-hygiene compliance when infection control personnel provide on-the-spot intervention, according to a study presented at last week's Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology 2015 annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Despite the fact that healthcare workers are well aware that following proper hand-hygiene protocols will reduce healthcare-associated infections, studies repeatedly show they routinely ignore that simple rule.

http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/hand-hygiene-compliance-booster-spot-intervention/2015-07-06

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