Hand Hygiene is the cornerstone of patient safety.
It is recognized as one of the most effective practices for reducing preventable patient harm by the CDC.
A key practice for improving compliance is auditing which is also a regulatory "must do" and key to safety ratings.
- CMS Regulatory Requirements
- Accreditation Preparedness
- Leapfrog Group Surveys
- Private Payer Programs
*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)