Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for November 2017

Take a look at our overall results, and our unit and individual achievements for November.

In the month of November, Inpatient areas achieved 96.9% compliance overall with 95.1% of the inpatient units and 90.9% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% compliance!  Outpatient/procedural areas achieved 97.4% compliance overall with 95.8% of participating outpatient/procedural areas and 100% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 97.5% compliance overall. 

Feedback was provided for 59.7% of all inpatient observations, 44.9% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 72.1% of all OR observations.

Tips/scripting for providing feedback is here.  If your unit or job class is having difficulty achieving 90% compliance, this action planning tool (example paper tool inpatient, outpatient/procedural, electronic submission) is available for you to use and hand hygiene advisory members will be available to assist you in developing strategies for improvement (please request assistance by emailing

Thank you for your partnership and continued dedication to infection prevention.

Golden Hand Accolades for November are awarded to:

HH Golden HandPhysician/APP participants: appreciation to our providers who are steadfast in their commitment to Clean In, Clean Out: Jenny Boyd (Pediatrics), Jennifer Daniels (Pediatrics) and Megan Andrews (Transplant-VAD/Heart Program). 

Feedback Honor Roll (awarded to those units and job classes achieving ≥75% feedback and submitting ≥25 observations): 3NSH (91.6%), 4NSH (85.9%), 5NSH (77.1%), 6NSH (86.5%), CICU (80.6%), HBH3BT (82.5%), HBHCCU (95%), MICU (81.5%), Admin Staff/HUC Inpatient (80.6%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (90%), Nursing Staff Inpatient (75.6%), Cancer Infusion, Adult, Cancer Hospital (80%), HBH ED (84%), HBH Observation Unit (100%), Pre-Care (77.3%), Wakebrook-ADU (86.3%), Scrub Technicians (81.8%).

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