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.
Kathy Cunningham, RN, BSEd, CNN
Kathy Cunningham is a Clinical Application Specialist with GOJO Industries and is responsible for providing clinician-based support for GOJO SMARTLINK Hand Hygiene Solutions. Prior to joining GOJO Industries in June 2013, Kathy was a Nephrology Clinical Specialist with a biopharmaceutical company, providing education and clinical support to healthcare providers. In addition to an extensive background in both acute and chronic dialysis settings, Kathy’s experience in nursing also includes Critical Care, Case Management, Transplant and Nurse Education. Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Cleveland State University and has been a Certified Nephrology Nurse since 1994.
Electronic Compliance Monitoring is the New Frontier in Hand Hygiene Compliance
Did you know that an ICU nurse could have as many as 240 opportunities to perform hand hygiene during a twelve-hour shift?1 But how many of these numerous opportunities are actually taken?
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Hand Hygiene Compliance Systems: Growing Trend in Healthcare
Proper performance of hand hygiene at key moments during patient care is the most important means of preventing healthcare associated infections.
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