GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hand hygiene is one of the most important measures to prevent the spread and acquisition of healthcare associated infections (HAIs). However, adherence to hand hygiene protocols by healthcare workers is extremely low.
In his groundbreaking whitepaper, “The Utility of a Novel Electronic Monitoring and Reminder System for Enhancing Hand Hygiene & Outcomes in Healthcare Facilities,” former CDC Medical Epidemiologist Dr. Lennox Archibald reports on the correlation between hand hygiene and HAIs and how electronic hand hygiene monitoring and reminding can improve patient outcomes by reducing infections.
In this whitepaper, you will:
- Learn the clinical and public health implications of healthcare associated infections
- Learn the costs related to infections and how improving hand hygiene can reduce those costs
- Learn the correlation between hand hygiene and healthcare associated infections
- Find citations and clinical based research on electronic hand hygiene monitors
- Review of case study of a hospital currently using an electronic hand hygiene monitor
- Learn about costs related to infections and how improving hand hygiene can reduce those costs
This whitepaper includes citations for research studies and links to other hand hygiene resources.
Dr. Lennox Archibald will also be conducting a webinar* on this topic on September 15, 2011 at 2pm EST.
*Due to webinar size limitations, this webinar is restricted to healthcare professionals working in hospitals and long term care facilities and members of the press only.
Elena Fraser, 877-574-9473
KEYWORDS: United States North America Florida
INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Practice Management Health Hospitals Infectious Diseases Medical Devices Nursing Managed Care