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Joint Commission focus on hand washing puts pressure on facilities

Medical Environment Update, March 1, 2018

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Healthcare workers know they need to be on their best behavior when a surveyor from TJC rolls through their healthcare facility. But now, after a significant rule change went into effect in 2018, all it takes is one hand hygiene slipup for a TJC surveyor to slap your organization with a citation.

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