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Wash Your Hands With Elmo: Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands! by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven children about the importance of hand washing and staying healthy. In an effort to prevent the spread...! Elmo, you can do it! Teaching hand washing is nothing new, but it’s a step that often gets...
VA Medical Center In Chicago Installs HyGreen Hand Washing Hygiene System-Sensors Tell on Unwashed Hands by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven if you will.  The patient can see if the doctor or nurse has not washed their hands.  The sensors go right on the sinks.... After cleaning the hand, the staff keeps their hands below the HyGreen hand wash sensor. The sensor transmits...
Patients Want to Know, Did You Wash Your Hands? by Glenna Murdock Registered Nurse for, what questions to ask. One tip is that a patient should ask his caregivers if they have washed their hands..., but would I get my hackles up if a patient asked if I’d washed my hands? I don’t think a patient has ever asked...
Hand Washing: Do You Know All The Facts? Probably Not! by Dr. Mike Magee Medical Doctor in the 70′s, I don’t remember much discussion about hand washing on units. Sinks weren’t readily available... in the neonatal intensive care unit. I was reintroduced to the routine of hand washing by my daughter...
Patients should not be responsible for telling doctors to wash their hands by David W. Patient Expert Hospitals struggle to get doctors and nurses to wash their hands. That’s a serious problem, since hand washing is one of the keys to reducing healthcare acquired infections that afflict...
Wash Your Hands – Yes, I’m Talking To You by Shirley Davalos & Kevin McCormack Patient Expert of the importance of washing your hands. It’s the best, simplest way we have of protecting patients in the hospital from nasty... you never have to go far to find a way to clean your hands. Ooh yuck Good hand washing saves lives - maybe even...
Proventix RFID-Hand Washing System in Use at Princeton Baptist Medical Center – Alabama by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven This is yet another hand washing technology solution using RFID from a company called Proventix.   When the staff member enters the room they need to wash their hand and upon exiting the room the machine...
Hand Washing Secret Shoppers Patrol the Hospital To Help Prevent Never Never Events by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven to make sure doctors, nurses and therapists at Ogden Regional Medical Center wash their hands. At the low... of When you Washed your Hands – Don’t Touch that Patient Until You Have Washed Your Hands Again, cost versus...
One More Reason to Wash Your Hands in the Hospital… by Nicki Z. Patient Expert for Med Page Today, Dr. Zervos recommends “avoiding unnecessary antibiotic use, regular hand washing... mà ~ my hand, originally uploaded by  _ n a t u r a l _. Although the year 2000 didn’t bring...
Real Time Monitoring of When you Washed your Hands – Don’t Touch that Patient Until You Have Washed Your Hands by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven too, so they will know if you have washed your hands too.   If the green light doesn’t appear you get a reminder to stop... out.   This is a full on data trail of who and when hands have been washed.  Read below to see an example...

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