Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for March 2018

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

In the month of February, Inpatient areas achieved 96.6% 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 96.5% compliance overall with 89.3% of participating outpatient/procedural areas and 100% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 95.1% compliance overall. 

Feedback was provided for 62.9% of all inpatient observations, 42.9% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 61% 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 March are awarded to:

HH Golden HandPhysician/APP participants: appreciation to our providers who are steadfast in their commitment to Clean In, Clean Out: Daniel Lercher (Pediatrics), Katie Clement (Pediatrics), Katie Clouthier (Pediatrics), Lindsay Heather Chase (Pediatrics), Paul Shea (Pediatrics), Afsaneh Pirzadeh (Pediatrics), Jennifer Daniels (Pediatrics), Julia Martin (Transplant Clinic) 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 (93.3%), 4NSH (83.5%), 6NSH (81.6%), CICU (82.3%), Inpatient Hospice (78.7%), MICU (81.7%), TICU (82.4%), Wakebrook-Inpatient (84.7%), Admin Staff/HUC Inpatient (85.3%), Nursing Staff Inpatient (78.7%), Physician/APP-Inpatient (92.2%), Respiratory Therapy-Inpatient (96.7%), Children’s Specialty Clinic (98.9%), GI Procedures, Meadowmont (83.6%), Pre-Care (78.9%), Wakebrook-ADU (75%), Physician/APP Outpatient (87.5%) and ASC OR (92%).

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