In 2016, Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital achieved 95 percent hand hygiene compliance, due in large part to a clever hand hygiene campaign. This Quality effort led by a nurse is now a best practice.
Achieving 100 percent hand hygiene compliance is hard when sanitizers aren’t conveniently located and the products cause nurses’ hands to crack. A team at Cleveland Clinic worked together to create a solution.
Hand hygiene is critical to reducing the potential for hospital-acquired infections. But it’s equally important to properly disinfect equipment. An initiative at Cleveland Clinic takes aim at proper cleaning of WOWs.