from Son et al. 2011
published in American Journal of Infection Control 39 (9): 716-724
DOI 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.12.008

Practically speaking: Rethinking hand hygiene improvement programs in health care settings

Higher standardization (esp. of care procedures) will lead to higher HH & process compliance

The implementation of workflow-diagrams, including the feedback of hand hygiene compliance rates, may help health care institutions to increase a sustainable compliance. Hand hygiene compliance increased from 65 % to above 90 % and remained steady.