GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

Since joining GOJO in 2004, John has held various positions ranging from product development to sales, general management and business development across multiple geographic regions.  As SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President, he is responsible for the development and commercialization of hand hygiene monitoring and related service products and other business applications of the Internet of Things for the organization. 

John holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio University, a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University and a Masters of Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Best Practices to Ensure Optimal Performance After Deploying SMARTLINK

4/18/2017

By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

GOJO SMARTLINK™ Solutions enable hospitals to measure, track and improve hand hygiene performance—but implementing electronic compliance monitoring technology is only the beginning. Hospitals and healthcare facilities need to utilize the available tools and resources to drive sustained improvement, keep leadership engaged, and maximize the return on investment from hand hygiene initiatives.

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The Impact of Clinician-Based Support for Hand Hygiene Improvement

3/9/2017

By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

Tight budgets and limited resources are familiar challenges for hospital infection prevention teams. There are always multiple priorities competing for funding and leadership support. Sustaining a focused hand hygiene initiative to reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) can help improve patient safety, protect reimbursements and positively affect hospital ratings—but proving these benefits to key decision makers is often difficult.

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Applying the power of the positive deviant to hand hygiene improvement
Applying the Power of the Positive Deviant to Hand Hygiene Improvement

1/31/2017

By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

What makes a positive deviant in healthcare? And how can hospitals leverage these individuals’ experience and intuition to sustain performance improvement around hand hygiene?

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How an Internet of Things Solution Enhances Patient Safety
How Hand Hygiene Affects Your Hospital's Ratings

1/19/2017

By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

How hand hygiene affects factors in hospital ratings and reimbursements, such as HAI rates, readmissions and other quality-of-care metrics.

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Observation 30 Day Trial
How Qualifying Hospitals Can Try the SMARTLINK™ Activity Monitoring System Risk Free for 60 Days

11/22/2016

By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

SMARTLINK™ Solutions help hospitals prevent HAIs through accurate monitoring of hand hygiene and clinician-based support for performance improvement.

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