Clean In Clean Out Update: Golden Hand Accolades for May 2018 and Feedback Contest Winners

The month of May for Clean In, Clean Out was a tremendous success! Be sure to check out results. And congratulations to the Clean In, Clean Out Feedback Contest Winners -- see which of your colleagues won!

Congratulations to our May Feedback Contest Winners

Grand prize winner: Lizette Fernando (nursing staff on 4NSH)

Job class winners:

  • Admin/HUC: Stephanie Merritt (5CH)
  • ES/Housekeeping: Anna-Marie Pellett
  • Imaging Specialist: Jenny MacIntosh (CT)
  • NFS/Dietary: Justin Williams
  • Nursing Staff: Brooke McLaughlin (CICU)
  • Patient Transporter: Michelle Krug
  • Phlebotomist: Darian McNeal
  • Physicians/APP: Greg Randolph (Children's Primary Care Clinic)
  • Respiratory Therapist: Alison Latimer (NSIU)
  • Therapy Services: Stacy Sliwinski
  • OR: Tony Hill (ASC)

Feedback soared during our May contest with 61% of all observations having feedback delivered.   Feedback occurring in different job classes represented over half of all feedback given. 

This measure is an important indicator of the growth of our culture of patient safety as we develop more comfort talking with our colleagues about hand hygiene and other patient safety measures. 

Feedback was provided for 66.8% of all inpatient observations (highest this fiscal year!), 51.3% of all outpatient/procedural observations, and 61.5% 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

In the month of May, Inpatient areas achieved 96.1% compliance overall with 95% of participating inpatient units and 100% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% compliance!  Outpatient/procedural areas achieved 95.1% compliance overall with 93.8% of participating outpatient/procedural areas and 77.8% of the job classes meeting the goal of at least 90% complianceORs achieved 92.8% compliance overall. 

Thank you for your partnership and continued dedication to infection prevention.

Golden Hand Accolades for May are awarded to:

HH Golden HandPhysician/APP participants: appreciation to our providers who participated this month: Megan Andrews (Transplant-VAD/Heart Program), Julia Martin (Transplant), Greg Randolph (Pediatrics), Jennifer Daniels (Pediatrics), Paul Shea (Pediatrics) Kathy Bradford (Pediatrics), Kimberly Canales (Pulmonary Medicine), Katie Clement (Pediatrics), Jonathan Dobin (Emergency Medicine)

Feedback Honor Roll:   3NSH (92.6%), 3WH (82.2%), 4NSH (92.9%), 5AD (81.8%), 5CHIC (76.8%), 5WST (78%), 6NSH (77.6%), BMTU (75.3%), CICU (85%), HBH3BT (83.3%), Inpatient Hospice (86.1%), MICU (81.9%), TICU (90.3%),  Wakebrook-Inpatient (77.4%), Admin Staff/HUC Inpatient (86.9%), Environmental Services Inpatient (78.9%), Nutrition and Food Services Inpatient (96.2%), Nursing Staff Inpatient (80.9%),  Physician/APP Staff Inpatient (82.6%), Respiratory Therapy Inpatient (87.9%), Children’s Specialty Clinic (95.7%), GI Procedures, Meadowmont (98.7%), HBH ED (82.2%), HBH Observation Unit (92.1%), HBH PACU, Pre-Op and Post-Op (76.1%),  Imaging Nursing – Basement Women’s Hospital (80.7%),  Transplant Clinic (96.6%), UNC PM Fordham Bvld (92.9%), Wakebrook-ADU (80.3%), Wakebrook-CAS (96.2%), Wakebrook-FBC (100%), Nursing Staff-Outpatient (77.7%), Physician/APP-Outpatient (82.5%), ASC OR (81.4%), HBH Main OR (80.5%)

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