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The DebMed System

It’s time to upgrade to the clinically proven system more and more hospitals rely on.
DebMed GMS 2.0

DebMed® Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System

The simple, reliable way to boost hand hygiene compliance and performance and improve patient safety

  • Proven to be an accurate method of measuring hand hygiene compliance following the WHO 5 Moments (as well as CDC, Canada 4 Moments and JHACO guidelines)
  • The first and only system clinically proven in peer-reviewed studies to reduce HAIs (MRSA and C. diff)1,2.

How it Works

Able to capture 100% of hand hygiene events for 24/7 monitoring of total team performance

  • Captures reliable, real-time compliance scores.
  • Proven in multiple published studies to be as accurate as 24/7 video monitoring.

Simple to set up and begin using immediately

  • Requires no badges supporting an efficient workflow.
  • User-friendly online dashboard or daily emails delivered to your in-box with easy-to-read, meaningful, actionable reports.
  • Immediate feedback to use right away to improve performance.

Easy to install with no badges or complicated costly equipment

  • Compatible with all brands of sanitizer and soap dispensers.
  • Able to monitor point-of-care dispensers.
  • Requires no integration with hospital’s IT, RTLS or WiFi.
  • No data security concerns with the stand-alone system.

The DebMed Difference

  • Consistent with WHO 5 Moments, Joint Commission and CDC Guidelines
  • Clinically proven to improve compliance and significantly reduce HAIs (MRSA and c.Diff)3,4
  • Generates significant cost savings 4
  • Proven accurate in clinical studies 5
  • Generates ROI in less than a year
  • Includes training and education on best practices for improving hand hygiene performance

Dispensers

Monitored soap and sanitizer dispensers capture hand hygiene events and transmit the data wirelessly to an offsite secure dedicated server without using the facility’s wifi or IT infrastructure.

DebMed Server

The reliable, validated system software compares the number of hand hygiene events to the number of opportunities based on the amount of care delivered to calculate an accurate hand hygiene compliance rate.

Schedule Your Hand Hygiene Electronic Monitoring Demo

Hand hygiene is critical for infection control and patient safety. That’s why hospitals and healthcare facilities choose DebMed – the hand hygiene compliance and skin care experts – effective solutions for health care practitioners and hand hygiene compliance monitoring. Simply fill out the form below and we will be in contact with you soon.

1 Kelly J, Blackhurst D, McAtee W, Steed C. Electronic hand hygiene monitoring as a tool for reducing healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Am J Infect Control 2016;44:956-7.
2 Robinson N, Boeker S, Steed C, Kelly W. Innovative use of electronic hand hygiene monitoring to control a clostridium difficile cluster on a hematopoietic stem cell transplant unit. Poster presentation: Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Annual Conference; June 2014; Anaheim, CA.
3 DebMed data on file.
4 Kelly, W. et al, Amer Jour Inf Control, June 23, 2016.
5 Diller, T. et al, Amer Jour Inf Control, 2004; 42:602-607.