New infection control product monitors hand hygiene

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

June 17, 2009

Performing hand hygiene adequately and often is something that many healthcare facilities are striving to do better. For the most part, those in charge of monitoring for compliance with hand hygiene protocols use direct observational methods, which is not always a reliable method. However, a new product being developed at the University of Florida may help hospitals better monitor which staff members pay attention to hygiene, reports HealthLeaders Media.

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