Tag Archives: COVID

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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Rebuilding After the Perfect Storm: How to Re-Focus Infection Control Efforts Post-COVID-19

Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) rates decreased dramatically in recent years, thanks to concentrated attention and intensive infection control efforts. Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) decreased 50% between 2008 and 2014, cat...

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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 fact, many are cleaning their hands less. In case you...

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3 COVID-19 Takeaways and Tips

The United States has been battling COVID-19 for a year now, and one thing has become clear: COVID is going to have a lasting impact. From healthcare facilities to local businesses and schools, everyone is scrambling to adapt to the new normal. As wi...

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Gloves: A Substitute for Hand Hygiene or a Dangerous False Sense of Security?

There is a common and widespread misconception that wearing gloves is an adequate protection from COVID-19. This disturbing trend is everywhere. From patient rooms in hospitals to the produce aisle of the grocery store, in addition to masks, many peo...

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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 revealed about hand hygiene. Data show that clinici...

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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, entitled “COVID Impact on Hand Hygiene Performance and ...

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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 more than usual. In fact there is a very consistent...

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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 fight the COIVD-19 pandemic. As our social world is no...

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Real Time Intervention Blueprints™ Help Identify Risky Situations Before a Transmission Occurs

Hand hygiene is now more important than ever to keep everyone in the hospital safe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists handwashing as one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.[1] Proper sanitation prote...

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