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Nurse Reacts to Electronic Hand Hygiene System

By Jennifer L.W. Fink, RN, BSN “This? This is a thing for nurses?” TikTokker @TheNurseErica steps aside, revealing an electronic hand hygiene system. Her skepticism and sarcasm are clearly on display. And you know what? I don’t blame her. Long-...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands Named One of Atlanta’s 2022 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

ATLANTA, GA – May 11, 2022 – Clean Hands–Safe Hands announced today that it’s been named one of Atlanta’s 2022 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. From Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®: The Best and Brightest Compa...

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Leapfrog Hand Hygiene Survey: 3 Surprising Facts

You know how important your Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is to your institution’s reputation and functioning. And you know that the Leapfrog Hand Hygiene Survey contributes to your facility’s safety grade. You probably also know that Leapfrog h...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands Named Again to Pacesetter List of Fastest Growing Companies in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – May 2, 2022 – Clean Hands–Safe Hands announced today that its been named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle Pacesetter list of the top 100 fastest-growing companies in the metro area. To qualify for the Pacesetter list, companies m...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands named one of TAG Top 40 Most Innovative Companies in Georgia

TAG Names Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia ATLANTA (April 13, 2022) – Each year, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) unveils the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. This year, there are actually...

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4 Ways Technology Makes an Infection Preventionist’s Job Easier

“Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.” ― Joseph Wood Krutch, American author Infection preventionists have a vitally important job: they’re charged with preventing the spread of infe...

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Hand Hygiene: Move Beyond Measurement and Nurture Change

Weighing a chicken doesn’t make it fatter. That piece of wisdom comes from William Bornstein, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for Emory Healthcare. It might seem strange for a medical doctor to “weigh i...

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Investment is Required to Create Resilient Patient Safety Systems

Patient safety systems must be able to withstand serious threats to patient safety. If such systems whither when confronted with staff shortages, supply chain disruptions, or infectious diseases, they cannot be considered patient safety systems. A sy...

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Leapfrog Not Backing Down on Hand Hygiene Requirements

Some hospitals have asked The Leapfrog Group to relax its hand hygiene standards, says Leah Binder, Leapfrog’s president and CEO, according to a January 28, 2022 Becker’s Hospital Review article.  That’s not going to happen. Becker’s Hos...

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Introducing a Hand Hygiene Initiative? Follow These 3 Steps to Boost Staff Buy-In

No change initiative will be successful without staff buy-in. It doesn’t matter how inspired, impactful, or well-researched the initiative is. A hand hygiene initiative that’s projected to significantly decrease healthcare-associated infections (...

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