Golden Hand Accolades for September 2017

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

FY18 Clean In, Clean Out compliance reports are now available for your review. 

In the month of September, Inpatient areas achieved 97% compliance overall with 90.2% of the inpatient units and 100% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% compliance!  Outpatient/procedural areas achieved 97.1% compliance overall with 100% of participating outpatient/procedural areas and 100% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 98% compliance overall. 

Feedback was provided for 55.2% of all inpatient observations, 39.2% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 60.2% 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

Spread the word! To celebrate International Infection Prevention week (Oct. 15 -21, 2017) we will have a month-long contest for Clean In, Clean Out

Golden Hand Accolades for September are awarded to:

HH Golden HandPhysician/APP participants: appreciation to our providers who newly participated this month: Elman Franz (Pediatrics), Nathan Glorioso (Pediatrics), Afsaneh Pirzadeh (Peds Critical Care), Katie Clouthier (Peds Critical Care), and our repeat participants who are steadfast in their commitment to Clean In, Clean Out: Tina Willis (Pediatrics), Jennifer Daniels (Pediatrics), Ashley Sutton (Pediatrics), and Megan Andrews (Transplant-VAD/Heart Program). 

 Feedback Honor Roll:   3NSH (91.9%), 5NSH (84.4%), 6NSH (80.5%), HBHCCU (86.7%), MICU (75.4%), TICU (94.6%),  Admin Staff/HUC Inpatient (79.2%), EVS/Housekeeping Inpatient (95.1%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (89.7%), Physician/APP Staff Inpatient (86%), Respiratory Therapists Inpatient (93.4%), Children’s Specialty Clinic (81.7%), Pre-Care (76.7%), Transplant Clinic (93.4%), Wakebrook-CAS (100%), Wakebrook-FBC (100%), Admin Staff/HUC Outpatient (84%).

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