DebMed Blog: Healthcare Hygiene Matters

The Psychology of Hand Hygiene

Posted by DebMed on Aug 24, 2017 2:10:32 PM

How can you incentivize a team of healthcare professionals to change longstanding behaviors? Motivations such as money, being observed, peer pressure, or other incentives might work in the short term, but how do you get someone to permanently change a behavior?

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Topics: hand hygiene, 5 Moments, hand hygiene compliance, behavior change, tips for improving hand hygiene, peer pressure

Remove Barriers, Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance

Posted by DebMed on Jun 2, 2017 11:05:00 AM

This is the third of a five-part series that covers best practices for driving effective hand hygiene compliance. The series discusses the impact that both product and behavior drivers have on hand hygiene compliance. This blog addresses the impact of product availability, accessibility and ease-of-use.

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Topics: hand hygiene compliance, product accessibility, Skin Health, Point of Care, tips for improving hand hygiene, product availability, foam hand sanitizer

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