hand hygiene in healthcare

Hand Hygiene Fact: Proper hand hygiene is the best way to prevent Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), yet compliance with hand hygiene guidelines is less than 50% globally | CenTrak

Measuring Hand Hygiene Compliance: Direct Observation vs. Electronic Monitoring

February 15, 2016

Stacy Roberts, Marketing Manager While proper hand hygiene is critical to preventing the transmission of many healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), compliance with hand hygiene guidelines among healthcare workers is very low – averaging 39%. Hospitals have traditionally measured hand hygiene compliance (HHC) of their healthcare workers through manual direct observation (DO). During the process, an observer is […]