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

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%)