Top hand hygiene performers awarded for July

The most improved hand hygiene award for July went to 6RCP.

The job category with the most improved hand hygiene performance is Lab with 100 percent increase (more observations in July).

The unit with the most improved hand hygiene performance for the month of July is 6RCP (family practice/internal medicine), with a 30 percent increase. The job category with the most improved hand hygiene performance is Lab with 100 percent increase (more observations in July). Kudos to our staff for keeping our patients safe!

The best performing unit for hand hygiene remains Level 11 of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Congratulations to the staff for maintaining that 100 percent compliance rate in June and July.

The hand hygiene top performing unit for July went to Level 11 of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

There were several units that achieved 90 percent or greater hand hygiene compliance during the month of July including:

  • 2RCW2 (surgical specialty)
  • Level 9 of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital (pediatric medical surgical)
  • 2BT (neurology)
  • 4JPW (hematology/oncology)
  • PICU (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit)
  • 6RCE/W (internal medicine)
  • MICU (medical intensive care)
  • Level 10 of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital (pediatric medical surgical)
  • 6JPP (mother/baby)
  • 4JPE (adult bone marrow transplant)
  • CVICU (Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit)
  • 3JPW (ob/gyn)
  • NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
  • 7JCP (dialysis)
  • 8JCP (burn)
  • 6JCP (neurosurgery)
  • 3BT (medical psychiatry)
  • 3RCE (ophthalmology, orthopedics, and otolaryngology)
  • 5 Short Stay
  • 7RCS (adult bone marrow transplant)

There were several job categories that achieved a 100 percent hand hygiene adherence average for the month of July including:

  • Chaplain
  • Dietary
  • ED tech
  • Lab
  • Medical assistant
  • PA/ARNP/midwife
  • Radiology tech
  • Social work

During July the following job categories maintained a hand hygiene rate of 90 percent or greater:

  • PT/OT
  • Child life
  • Housekeeping
  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Medical student
  • Nursing assistant