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Joint Commission Announces New Hand Hygiene Guidelines

On December 20, 2017, the Joint Commission announced it would begin citing any observation of healthcare workers failing to perform hand hygiene during direct patient care with a ‘deficiency’ beginning on January 1, 2018. This significant change will affect hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission and will increase the focus on hand hygiene compliance by all staff involved with patient care

By | 2018-04-26T13:36:24+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hospital Reduces MRSA HAIs by up to 42%

A first-of-its-kind study now "in press" in the American Journal of Infection Control shows a direct correlation between using data from the DebMed Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance System to improve the World Health Organization's (WHO) Five Moment compliance and significantly reduced hospital onset Methicillin-resistant Stphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.

By | 2018-02-19T16:02:26+00:00 July 17th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments