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‘Father of hand hygiene’ influences UNC OBGYN nearly two centuries later
In the mid-nineteenth century, Hungarian obstetrician Ignaz Semmelweis was practicing in Vienna, Austria, when he discovered the connection between clean hands of physicians and nurses and patient safety. In this piece, Hospital Epidemiology at UNC Hospitals informs us about Semmelweis – and credits UNC Hospitals obstetricians for carrying on his legacy through participation in Clean In, Clean Out.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / April 21
Centers for Disease Control journal features Clean In, Clean Out success
Emerging Infectious Diseases, a journal of the CDC, highlighted the success of UNC Hospitals' Clean In, Clean Out program, which is the first hand hygiene study to show that exceeding already high hand hygiene compliance in the healthcare setting reduces healthcare-associated infections. Authors include Emily Sickbert-Bennett, Lauren DiBiase, Tina Schade Willis, Eric Wolak, David Weber and William Rutala
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Oct. 6
Clean In Clean Out Contest Winners
With over 14,000 observations submitted, the month of May for Clean In, Clean Out was a tremendous success! Congratulations to our May Feedback Contest Winners who all submitted hand hygiene observations and gave feedback.
Located in Employee News Online / 2019 / June 13
Clean In Clean Out Feedback Contest Winners
With over 15,000 observations submitted between Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, the Clean In, Clean Out initiative continues to be a tremendous success! Congratulations to our Feedback Contest Winners who all submitted hand hygiene observations and gave feedback to their colleagues.
Located in Employee News Online / 2019 / Nov. 21
Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for June 2018
Take a look at our overall results and our unit and individual achievements for July. Also, please remember that the new survey tool for submitting Clean In, Clean Out observations went live on July 2. It may be found at https://cleanhands.unch.unc.edu/.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / July 5
Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for April 2018
Take a look at our overall results and our unit and individual achievements for April.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / May 10
Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for April 2019
To find Clean In, Clean Out data (updated weekly), please click on the Clean In, Clean Out Dashboards link on the left-hand side of the Clean In, Clean Out page, accessible here: https://cleanhands.unch.unc.edu. Our Golden Hand winners for the 3rd quarter of FY19 and other information can be found here.
Located in Employee News Online / 2019 / April 4
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.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Dec. 14
Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for September 2018
The new Clean In, Clean Out survey platform went live on July 2. To find Clean In, Clean Out data (updated weekly), please click on the Clean In, Clean Out Dashboards link on the left-hand side of the Clean In, Clean Out page, accessible here: https://cleanhands.unch.unc.edu. Our September 2018 Golden Hand winners and other information can be found here.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Oct. 11
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.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / April 12