10 Patient Safety Tools on Hand Hygiene: Global Handwashing Day

Tuesday, Oct. 15 is Global Handwashing Day. Hand washing, while essential to infection control and prevention, suffers from perennially low compliance rates, sometimes as low as 40 percent in healthcare settings, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control.

Celebrate improving hand hygiene today and all year round with a variety of hand hygiene resources available for download for use in your facility.

Read the full article on Becker's Hospital Review.

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