10 units earn hand hygiene compliance honors for August

September 8, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Congratulations to 10 units that were recognized as the top performing units for hand hygiene compliance in August!

Those units are: 12E, 5B, 7E, 7W, 8E, Mott OR, UH OR, lab/phlebotomy, PFANS and 7A.

All of those teams will be added to the Infection Prevention & Epidemiology hand hygiene honor roll, along with: 7C, 7B, 6B, 6C, 8C, 5A, CCMU, 4C, PT/OT, 8B, 4A, 8A, transport/lift, neuro ICU, 5C, CICU, MSSU Blue, PCTU, PICU, 12W, 6A, 4B, CVC5.

Don’t forget, excellent hand hygiene is one of the best ways to protect yourself and patients from infections. Please encourage each other to wash hands and use “Clean-Remind-Thank”:

  • Clean in and clean out of patient care areas
  • Remind someone if they forget
  • Say “thanks” if someone reminds you

To see the hand hygiene compliance numbers in your area, click here.