Measuring Healthcare Worker Hand Hygiene Activity: Current Practices and Emerging Technologies

@article{Boyce2011MeasuringHW,
  title={Measuring Healthcare Worker Hand Hygiene Activity: Current Practices and Emerging Technologies},
  author={John M. Boyce},
  journal={Infection Control \&\#x0026; Hospital Epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32},
  pages={1016 - 1028}
}
  • J. Boyce
  • Published 19 September 2011
  • Medicine
  • Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
Monitoring hand hygiene compliance and providing healthcare workers with feedback regarding their performance are considered integral parts of multidisciplinary hand hygiene improvement programs. Observational surveys conducted by trained personnel are currently considered the “gold standard” method for establishing compliance rates, but they are time-consuming and have a number of shortcomings. Monitoring hand hygiene product consumption is less time-consuming and can provide useful… 
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