Program date/time: Thursday, August 22nd at 1 pm ET/12 pm CT
According to a CDC study, 1 in 31 patients at healthcare facilities are affected by HAI’s every day. The same study showed that on average, providers wash their hands less than half the time they should. So why are providers, and at times patients and their families, not washing their hands?
Join us on August 22nd at 1 pm ET as Payal K. Patel, MD MPH, Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship, VA Ann Arbor discusses the importance of improving your facilities hand hygiene rates, how monitoring technologies play a critical role in that process, and other innovative ways your facility should be utilizing hand hygiene practices in order to keep patients and providers safe.
- Discuss the importance of hand hygiene monitoring
- Compare interventions to improve hand hygiene adherence
- Assess evidence behind electronic hand hygiene monitoring