from Thu et al. 2015
published in Am J Infect Control; 43(12): e93-9
DOI 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.08.006

Cost-effectiveness of hand hygiene program on health care-associated infections in intensive care patients at a tertiary care hospital in Vietnam

Multimodal interventions can have an effect on time saving, error reduction and cost reduction

In this study, a multimodal intervention was implemented that resulted in an increase in HHC and a decrease in HAI. With this intervention, costs for HAI can be effectively saved ($ 1,074 saved per prevented HAI).