DebMed Blog: Healthcare Hygiene Matters

5 Things You Need To Know To Support Your Multimodal Strategy

Posted by DebMed on Jul 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

With the kids out of school and vacation season in full swing, you may have missed our 5-Part Series on best practices for driving hand hygiene compliance.  

The follow blog posts discuss the impact that product and behavior drivers have on compliance, including: key considerations of hand sanitizer (wet time, coverage and efficacy); the importance of product availability, location and ease of use; the critical role of educating staff on why, when and how to clean hands; and the role that monitoring and feedback plays in improving staff performance. 

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Topics: hand hygiene, 5 Moments, infection prevention, electronic monitoring, healthcare-associated infections, hand hygiene compliance monitoring, HAIs, Canadian 4 Moments, multimodal strategy, product availability

You Cleaned Your Hands. But Are They Clean?

Posted by DebMed on May 25, 2017 11:05:00 AM

This is the second in our five-part series recap that covers best practices for driving effective hand hygiene compliance. This blog focuses on the issues of coverage, wet time and efficacy, to assure hands are optimally cleaned.

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Topics: hand hygiene, compliance, Hand hygiene day, multimodal strategy

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