Tag Archives: Hand Hygiene

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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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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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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Dr. Chris Hermann featured on Outcomes Rocket with Saul Marquez

ATLANTA, GA – October 21, 2020 – Clean Hands – Safe Hands founder Dr. Chris Hermann was recently featured on the podcast “Outcomes Rocket” hosted by Saul Marquez. From Outcomes Rocket: While handwashing has always been part of basi...

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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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What You Need to Know about COVID-19

There is so much information circulating via various media outlets concerning the coronavirus Here’s a quick recap of the scientific information that has been published to date provided by Naomi Smith, M.Sc. of Infectious Diseases and Global Health...

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