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Healthcare Business Today

Healthcare Business Today: The Joint Commission’s New Hand Hygiene Standards Could Hit You Where It Hurts

February 3, 2018, by Dr. Chris Hermann, Founder and CEO, Clean Hands – Safe Hands In case you missed it, the Joint Commission recently made a drastic change to its hand hygiene standards. Previously, hospitals were simply required to implement a ...

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4 Ways to Know Your Hospital is Ready for The Joint Commission’s New Hand Hygiene Standards

4 Ways to Know Your Hospital is Ready for The Joint Commission’s New Hand Hygiene Standards

. Will your hospital be ready the next time a Joint Commission surveyor pays a visit? Here are four ways to know you’re prepared to meet the new standards. Hand hygiene performance rates among all clinician groups and all shifts are consistently hi...

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The Top 5 Real (and Surprising) Reasons Clinicians Don’t Clean Their Hands

The Top 5 Real (and Surprising) Reasons Clinicians Don’t Clean Their Hands

Hand hygiene continues to be a challenge for nearly all healthcare organizations. On the surface, it seems like a pretty simple concept, but once you really understand the complexity and variability of the clinical reality, it quickly becomes massive...

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Modern Healthcare

Modern Healthcare: Joint Commission Cracks Down On Hand Hygiene

Contact: Maria Castellucci January 3, 2018 – The Joint Commission will now issue a citation to healthcare organizations if during on-site visits surveyors witness an employee fail to follow correct hand hygiene guidelines. The change, which went in...

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Joint Commission AND Leapfrog Get Serious About Hand Hygiene

Joint Commission AND Leapfrog Get Serious About Hand Hygiene

Everyone has talked about the importance of hand hygiene for years, and two major organizations are now getting serious. In case you missed it, starting this week, if a Joint Commission surveyor sees one individual fail to clean their hands one time,...

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