Lab/phlebotomy earns hand hygiene compliance honors for October

November 10, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Congratulations to the lab/phlebotomy team, which was U-M Health’s top performing unit for hand hygiene compliance in October!

The team will be added to Infection Prevention & Epidemiology’s Honor Roll, along with: 12W, CCMU, 8E, 8C, PICU, CVC5, radiology prep/recovery, 5C, 6C, PFANS, 12E, Von Voigtlander PACU, 8B, 6B, 4B, 7E, TBICU, Brandon NICU, 7B, Adult ED, 11W, SSS, 7W, 7C, 4C, portable imaging and 5A.

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.