DebMed Blog: Healthcare Hygiene Matters

4 Ways a Better Patient Experience Could Save Hospitals Money

Posted by Brittany Taylor on Mar 31, 2016 9:30:00 AM

When most people think of a hospital they think of a place to go when they are sick, need treatment, to have surgery, or to visit a loved one. While all of these are definitely true, what most people don’t realize is a hospital is also a business that is always striving to find the perfect balance between meeting budgets, increasing efficiency, and providing superior patient care.

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Topics: patient safety, HAIs, cost savings

A Focus on Hand Hygiene Can Translate to Cost Savings for Hospitals

Posted by DebMed on Aug 6, 2015 9:30:00 AM

Healthcare officials are well aware of the most obvious benefits of hand hygiene compliance: improved patient safety, reduced numbers of hospital-acquired infections, and fewer readmissions. But now, analysis shows hand hygiene programs can affect a different, yet equally compelling, element of the healthcare arena: the financial bottom line.

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Topics: hand hygiene, hand hygiene compliance, hospitals, cost savings

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