Clean In, Clean Out: Golden Hand Accolades for November 2016

Overall compliance results for November were 96.6% for inpatients and 97.6% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

In November 2016, inpatient areas achieved 96.6% compliance overall with 97.2% of the inpatient units and 90.9% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceOutpatient/procedural areas achieved 97.6% compliance overall with 92.9% of the outpatient/procedural areas and 88.9% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 90.8% compliance overall. View overall compliance results (Intranet link).

Feedback was provided for 61.6% of all inpatient observations (highest this fiscal year), 44.4% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 64.9% 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 November are awarded to:

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  • Physician/APP participants: continued appreciation to our providers who are repeat participants and steadfast in their participation:  Charles Wood (Pediatrics),  Megan Andrews (Transplant-VAD/Heart Program). Thank you for leading the way!

  • Feedback Honor Roll: 3NSH (84.3%), 4NSH (88.6%), 5CHIC (81.8%), 5WST (78.6%), 6NSH (77.3%), CICU (87.6%), TICU (78.5%), Wakebrook Inpatient (76.6%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (91.3%), Nursing Staff Inpatient (76.5%), Physician/APP Inpatient (80%), Respiratory Therapists Inpatient (83.3%), BMT Clinic (81.3%), Children’s Primary Care Clinic (88.2%), HBH Observation Unit (96%), Transplant Clinic (87.3%). Wakebrook-ADU (100%), Wakebrook-CAS (97.5%), Admin/HUC Staff Outpatient (92.2%), and ASC OR (76.1%). 

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