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November 20, 2014

Researchers Survey Hospital Managers on Strategies to Improve Hand Hygiene®

Researchers Survey Hospital Managers on Strategies to Improve Hand Hygiene

Healthcare workers’ compliance with best practices for hand hygiene has been sub-optimal despite universal recognition of the importance of hand hygiene in reducing the incidence of healthcare associated infections. Researchers from a major teaching and referral hospital in Sydney, Australia concluded that senior clinical and non-clinical leaders should visibly champion and mandate best practice initiatives and articulate that hand hygiene non-compliance is culturally and professionally unacceptable to the organization. 

http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2014/11/researchers-survey-hospital-managers-on-strategies-to-improve-hand-hygiene.aspx

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