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.

Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Megan DiGiorgio has worked in infection prevention for almost 15 years. She received her bachelors of science and masters of science in nursing from Case Western Reserve University of Cleveland, Ohio and worked in pediatric nursing until she transitioned to infection prevention. She has served as president and multiple other offices at her local Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) chapter, has presented posters and oral abstracts at national APIC conferences, and has published in several infection prevention journals. Megan began working at GOJO in 2013. In her role at GOJO she helps counsel healthcare workers and healthcare facilities experiencing skin health difficulties related to hand hygiene. She recently became a fellow of APIC (FAPIC) in 2016.
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WHO World Hand Hygiene Day 2017
Raising Awareness for the Importance of Hand Hygiene

5/2/2018

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Every year on May 5th, we come together on World Hand Hygiene Day to raise awareness for the critical role hand hygiene plays in infection prevention.

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United Way Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018
United in Patient Safety

3/14/2018

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Each year, the National Patient Safety Foundation works to bring together and engage healthcare professionals and patients to help spread the important message of patient safety. This message is amplified during Patient Safety Awareness Week, which this year began on March 11th and runs through Saturday, March 17th.

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Antibiotic Stewardship
Infection Prevention Week 2017 – Focus on Antibiotic Resistance

10/17/2017

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

This year's International Infection Prevention Week focuses on overcoming the challenge of antibiotic resistance.

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SMARTLINK Observation
Embracing Technology to Improve Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance

6/6/2017

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

We all know how critically important hand hygiene is in preventing healthcare-associated infections. Yet, oftentimes, healthcare facilities are challenged to find the right methods and technology to not only ensure accurate compliance measurement, but to improve and sustain compliance levels.

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Thank You, Nurses!
Thank You, Nurses!

5/9/2016

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

It's National Nurses Week! We would like to take this time to thank all of the nurses out there for their dedication to their patients and the healthcare industry as a whole. Nursing is truly the heart of healthcare.

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