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Insights & Solutions

    Issue Brief
    April 2015 Issue Brief
    As part of the infection prevention toolbox, in this issue brief you will learn about the importance of hand hygiene in improving safety, quality, and economic impact, a systems approach to hand hygiene that integrates environmental, operational, and personal factors for infection prevention, and new, effective, and easy-to-implement hand hygiene measures.
    Design Strategies
    July 2015 Design Strategies
    Overview

    Hand hygiene is the single most important component of healthcare-associated infection prevention. The physical environment plays a key role in promoting hand hygiene. Effective hand hygiene strategies integrate environmental, personal, and organizational/operational elements.    

     

    Lessons Learned
    June 2015 Lessons Learned

    The following are compiled from research literature, case studies, interviews, and other materials to provide an overview on the topic of infection control.