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How Gamification Increases Hand Hygiene Performance

Gamification – the process of adding games to a task to encourage participation and enhance motivation – can effectively boost all kinds of healthy behaviors, including hand hygiene. Since Nick Pelling, a computer programmer, coined the term “g...

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Sustainable Change for Healthcare Hand Hygiene is a Process

If achieving excellent hand hygiene rates resulted from simply purchasing and installing an electronic monitoring system, every hospital in America would already own a high-tech system. The upfront investment would quickly be offset by decreased heal...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands Named a Best Georgia Medical Device Startup

ATLANTA, GA – August 8, 2021 – Clean Hands–Safe Hands announced today that it’s been named one of the “101 Best Georgia Medical Device Startups” by The Startup Pill. The Startup Pill picked companies across the size spectrum f...

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Why Individual Data is the Key to Hand Hygiene Excellence

If you want excellent performance, you need data that can be attributed to an individual. This applies to many areas across healthcare improvement not just hand hygiene Group interventions and aggregate reports are a great place to start, but they ca...

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It’s Time to Tackle 3 Persistent Hand Hygiene Myths

You know that hand hygiene decreases the risk of infection. Your staff knows that as well. And yet, if your facility is like most, your hand hygiene rates remain lower than you’d like. As noted in a 2020 article in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, r...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands Named One of Atlanta’s 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

ATLANTA, GA – July 2, 2021 – Clean Hands–Safe Hands announced today that it’s been named one of Atlanta’s 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. From Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®: Every year, companies throug...

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Want to Increase Your Patient Satisfaction? Optimize Workflow

Satisfied customers return to the same business again and again. Dissatisfied customers tell anyone who will listen about their terrible experience. In the healthcare realm, patient satisfaction also increases the likelihood that patients will comple...

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Correct Workflow Inefficiencies to Improve Clinical Outcomes

To achieve the best possible clinical outcomes, you need the right staff in the right place, performing the right tasks, at the right time.  Easier said than done, right?   Healthcare delivery is a complex process, with many variables....

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Reinvigorating Patient Safety Efforts After the COVID-19 Crisis

One global pandemic. That’s all it took to reveal the shaky foundation underpinning patient safety efforts in most American hospitals and healthcare systems. And just as a building lacking strong support can splinter and crumble during a hurricane ...

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3 Reasons Direct Observation Costs More Than You Think

Direct observation of hand hygiene seems like it should be the most cost-effective strategy to monitor, report, and improve staff adherence to hand hygiene protocols. After all, pen and paper (or WiFi-connected tablets and smartphones) are cheap and ...

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