Safety Snapshot: New data on hand hygiene

Hand Hygiene Compliance

If you rely on auditors to gauge hand hygiene performance in your facility, you may be interested in this new study. The Journal of Hospital Medicine published the results of a covert study at a Canadian hospital suggesting that traditional hand hygiene audits overstate doctors' and nurses' hand hygiene compliance.

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