Hand hygiene top performers, Aug. 20 to 26

Congratulations to the units that achieved 100 percent hand hygiene compliance rates for the week of Aug. 20 to 26

  • 3RCE (ophthalmology, orthopedic, and urology unit)
  • 4RCE/W (medical cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, and vascular surgery)
  • 7RCS (adult bone marrow transplant)
  • SICU (surgical intensive care)

The following job categories achieved 100 percent hand hygiene adherence:

  • Child life
  • Dietary
  • Housekeeping
  • Medical assistant
  • Medical student
  • Nursing student
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Speech pathology

Several units achieved 90 percent or greater hand hygiene adherence rates:

  • MICU (medical intensive care)
  • 2BT (neurology)
  • UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital
    • Level 9 (pediatric medical surgical)
    • Level 10 (pediatric medical surgical)
    • Level 11 (pediatric cancer center)
  • 8JCP (burn)
  • CVICU (cardiovascular intensive care)
  • 6JCE/W (neurosurgery)
  • 7JCP (dialysis)

The following job categories achieved 90 percent or higher hand hygiene adherence:

  • Physician
  • PT/OT
  • Nurse
  • Resident

Want more information on hand hygiene? Visit the Tableau interactive Hand Hygiene Dashboard to get updated data by unit and job role.