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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...

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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.&...

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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 signifi...

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How to Successfully Introduce a Large-Scale Hand Hygiene Improvement Initiative

Initiating a coordinated hand hygiene improvement initiative in a large healthcare system is not as difficult as you may think. Certainly, there are challenges involved when introducing any kind of ch...

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Adaptive Room Modes: Real-Time, Actionable Feedback that Adjusts to Clinical Workflows

Nurses have no patience for hand hygiene systems that interfere with their clinical workload. Given the choice between missing hand hygiene but performing timely, necessary care or diligently performi...

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Exposure Tracing Made Simple

One of our hospital customers recently had a patient diagnosed with a highly contagious infection that could result in a life-threatening situation if passed to healthcare providers. In this case, the...

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Concierge Contact Tracing™ In Action

If a newly-admitted patient contracts an infection, do you know if they caught it at your hospital, or in the community prior to admittance? If a unit has a C. diff outbreak, do you have a way to iden...

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COVID-19

New Data Reveals the Hidden Problem in Hospitals Fighting COVID: Hand Hygiene

August 10, 2020 – Surprising new data has revealed an alarming trend in hospitals fighting COVID. Check out the video below from our founder and CEO, Dr. Chris Hermann to learn what this data has r...

COVID-19

Webinar Featuring Dr. Chris Hermann Available on Demand

ATLANTA, GA – July 23, 2020 – Clean Hands–Safe Hands announced today that its Founder and CEO, Chris Hermann, PhD, MD, appeared in a webinar that is now available on demand. The webinar, entitle...

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The Key to Improving Hand Hygiene Performance During COVID-19

A few weeks ago, we shared some alarming news. Despite the fact that everyone is talking about hand hygiene more than any other point in history, healthcare providers are not washing their hands any m...

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Guess what? Healthcare providers are not cleaning their hands more during COVID-19. It’s true. We have the data to prove it.

Everyone is talking more about hand hygiene than any point in history. Heads of state and healthcare leaders around the world on a daily basis continue to stress the importance of hand hygiene to figh...

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Hand Hygiene

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...

Hand Hygiene

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.&...

Hand Hygiene

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 signifi...

Hand Hygiene

Adaptive Room Modes: Real-Time, Actionable Feedback that Adjusts to Clinical Workflows

Nurses have no patience for hand hygiene systems that interfere with their clinical workload. Given the choice between missing hand hygiene but performing timely, necessary care or diligently performi...

Hand Hygiene

The Power of Voice: Why Verbal Reminders So Effectively Improve Hand Hygiene

Most healthcare technologies  use alarms to signal a need to take action. But busy healthcare providers, overwhelmed by the ubiquity of alarms in clinical settings, quickly learn to adjust their ...

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Timmy Awards Announces Clean Hands – Safe Hands As 2021 Tech for Good Regional Winner, Progresses to Final North American Round

Atlanta (October 6, 2021) – Clean Hands – Safe Hands has been announced as a Regional Timmy Award Winner in the Best Tech for Good category, recognizing the top workplaces for tech professionals a...

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Tech in Motion Announces Clean Hands – Safe Hands as 2021 Top Tech Startup Finalist

Atlanta, GA (September 22, 2021) – Clean Hands – Safe Hands is a 2021 Best Tech Startup Finalist in the 7th Annual Timmy Awards, selected by the local tech community and Tech in Motion. The a...

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Timmy Awards Announces Clean Hands – Safe Hands As 2021 Tech for Good Finalist

Atlanta, GA (September 22, 2021) – Tech in Motion named Clean Hands – Safe Hands a finalist for Best Tech for Good in the 2021 Timmy Awards, recognizing the top workplaces for tech professionals a...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands Featured in Georgia Trend

ATLANTA, GA – September 7, 2021 – Clean Hands–Safe Hands announced today that they have been featured in Georgia Trend Magazine’s article, “A Byte of Prevention.” The article d...

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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 Startu...

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The 4 Data Points You Need to Reduce HAIs

There are four data points that hospitals need to monitor and leverage in order to improve hand hygiene and reduce HAIs. Learn how you can leverage this data in your hospital. >>>Download the...

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Discover the Process that Cuts HAIs by 75% in 6 Months

There’s no question that hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a challenge for medical facilities. All major agencies agree that proper hand hygiene is the cornerstone of infection control. But ho...

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How the New Joint Commission Hand Hygiene Standards Could Impact Your Hospital

If a Joint Commission surveyor now sees one clinician fail to clean their hands one time, the hospital will be cited. Download our whitepaper to find out how you can increase hand hygiene performance ...

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Workflow Analytics

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 d...

Workflow Analytics

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...

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What Nurses Really Need: Staffing Support

Nurses are hurting right now. The pandemic took a physical and emotional toll on the world’s nurses, and unless hospitals and healthcare systems take decisive action, nurse resignations are likely t...

Workflow Analytics

Two Benefits of Regular Nurse Rounding

Timely nurse rounding is considered a best practice to meet patient needs and prioritize patient safety. Regular rounding creates a line of communication between the patient and provider and ensures p...

Workflow Analytics

Real-Time Interventions: The Best Way to Sustain Hand Hygiene Improvement

A few months ago, we shared some startling data. Despite the fact that hand hygiene is being talked about more than ever, healthcare providers are not cleaning their hands more during COVID-19, in fac...

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