Infection Control

Reimbursing for hand hygiene compliance

Infection Control Weekly Monitor, January 13, 2010

Like most IPs, are you racking your brain for ways to improve hand hygiene compliance? Ever think about just using cold, hard cash as an incentive?

A recent blog post in the New York Times writes about a Texas Hospital that raised their compliance above 98% and won a national award through an incentivized hand hygiene bonus program.

To read more about the program, click here.

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