Patient Safety Tool: iPhone Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Tool

The University of Iowa Computational Epidemiology Group provides a free, downloadable iPhone/iPod Touch application for the monitoring of hand hygiene compliance.


iScrub's interface allows infection control professionals to record hand hygiene observations, and, when finished, e-mails the resulting comma-separated value file for analysis.


It is available through the Apple iTunes store.

To learn more about and download iScrub, click here.


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