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

Overall compliance results for December were 96.2% for inpatients and 97.3% for outpatient/procedural areas. See which areas performed best this month!

In December 2016, inpatient areas achieved 96.2% compliance overall with 94.4% of the inpatient units and 81.8% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceOutpatient/procedural areas achieved 97.3% compliance overall with 100% of the outpatient/procedural areas and 90% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 96.6 compliance overall. View overall compliance results (Intranet link).

Feedback was provided for 51.3% of all inpatient observations, 34.8% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 67.2% 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 December are awarded to:

Clean Hand Hygiene

  • Physician/APP participants: appreciation to our providers who newly participated this month including Jennifer Daniels (Pediatrics) and to our repeat participants who are steadfast in their participation including Megan Andrews (Transplant-VAD/Heart Program).Thank you for leading the way!

  • Feedback Honor Roll: 3NSH (88.5%), 5CHIC (75%), TICU(85.7%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (85%), Nursing Staff Inpatient (76.7%), Respiratory Therapists Inpatient (90.5%), Children’s Primary Care Clinic (100%!), CSSU (85.7%), HBH ED (100%!), Pre-Care (90%), Transplant Clinic (84.3%). Wakebrook-ADU (97.5%), Wakebrook-CAS (98%) and Admin/HUC Staff Outpatient (79.5%). 
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