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November 12, 2015

Hand Hygiene in 2015: 7 findings

Hand Hygiene in 2015: 7 findings

Most healthcare workers believe that electronic monitoring systems are significantly better for improving compliance than manual methods, although very few hospitals have these systems in place, according to a survey of more than 650 infection preventionists and nurses in the U.S. and 200 in Canada. However, the vast majority of respondents report considering the purchase of an electronic system within the next year.

Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality