Hand Hygiene Handwashing and Clean Hands Saves Lives


Reducing Infections Through Hand Hygiene

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.7 million patients in American hospitals develop healthcare-associated infections each year, leading to about 99,000 deaths annually. Clinical studies have shown that healthcare-associated infection rates were lower after antiseptic handwashing.

Did you know that each clinician can help reduce the number of healthcare-associated infections by following hand hygiene guidelines? That is our mission: to eliminate  healthcare-associated infections through  education of proper hand hygiene.