Clean In, Clean Out: Golden Hand Accolades for September

Overall compliance results for September were 96.6% for inpatients and 97.1% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

In September 2016, inpatient areas achieved 96.6% compliance overall with 90% of the inpatient units and 91% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceOutpatient/procedural areas achieved 97.1% compliance overall with 96.7% of the outpatient/procedural areas and 87.5% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 93.2% compliance overall. View overall compliance results (Intranet link).

Feedback was provided for 52.8% of all inpatient observations (highest this fiscal year), 41.3% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 47.8%  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 September are awarded to:

Clean Hand Hygiene

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

  • Feedback Honor Roll:  3NSH (79.3%), 6NSH (80.3%), MICU (79.8%), TICU (96.4%), Wakebrook Inpatient (78.1%), Admin Staff/HUC Inpatient (80.3%), Admin Staff/HUC Outpatient (78.2%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (82.0%), Inpatient physician/APP (86.3%), Respiratory Therapists (82.4%), Imaging Specialists (Radiology) in OR (75.8%), Children’s Primary Care Clinic (76.7%), Precare (85.0%), Transplant Clinic (90.7%), Wakebrook-ADU (81.5%), Wakebrook-FBC (100%).

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