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Hand Hygiene: Patients Speak Up – Part 2 of 3

Krissy Brinsley-Rainisch, MPH CDC Health Communications Specialist CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion Performing hand hygiene is a simple, mundane task. It is a very low tech action but has been shown to dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Still, there are a multitude of reasons why it isn’t always practiced as recommended: forgetfulness, too busy, Read More >

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