Clean In, Clean Out: Golden Hand Accolades for February 2017

Overall compliance results for February were 97.6% for inpatient areas and 96.9% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

In the month of February, inpatient areas achieved 97.6% compliance overall with 97.4% of the inpatient units and 90.9% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% compliance. Outpatient/procedural areas achieved 96.9% compliance overall with 90.3% of participating outpatient/procedural areas and 90% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 97.5% compliance overall. View overall compliance results at this Intranet link.

Feedback was provided for 51.9% of all inpatient observations, 45.4% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 54.1% 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 hand@unch.unc.edu).

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

Golden Hand Accolades for February are awarded to:

Physician/APP participants: appreciation to our providers who newly participated this month: Ashley Sutton (Pediatrics) and Grace Park (Heme/Onc) and repeat participants who are steadfast in their participation: Jennifer Daniels (Pediatrics) and Megan Andrews (Transplant-VAD/Heart Program). Thank you for leading the way!

Feedback Honor Roll:   3NSH (90.7%), 6NSH (78.1%), HBH3BT (85%), HBHCCU(77.1%), MICU(81.3%),TICU(79.8%), Wakebrook-Inpatient (83.2%), Admin Staff/HUC Inpatient (81.7%), EVS/Housekeeping Inpatient (85.7%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (88.9%), Physician/APP Staff Inpatient (79.2%), Children’s Specialty Clinic (75.0%), GYN/ONC at Rex (78.6%), HBH ED (84.2%), HBH Observation Unit (98.5%), Wakebrook-ADU (93.9%), Wakebrook-CAS (86.9%), Wakebrook-FBC (100%), ASC OR (77.8%)