E-monitoring proves effective in measuring compliance with hand hygiene

07/24/2013 | BeckersASC.com

A study in the journal Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control suggests that electronic monitoring can be used to correctly assess hand hygiene compliance. In the study, an electronic monitoring system that uses the "Five Moments of Hand Hygiene" protocol predicted a 65% to 71% compliance rate, which correlated with the actual compliance rate of 66% to 75% as determined via video surveillance.

View Full Article in:

BeckersASC.com

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA