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.

Candida auris
What You Need to Know About Candida auris in the Healthcare Setting

10/10/2019

By Rachel Leslie

Clinical Science Manager

Recent media reports have called attention to Candida auris, a fungus which was first discovered in a woman’s ear canal in a Japanese hospital in 20091 and has since spread across the globe, landing in the United States four years ago as a new cause of healthcare-associated infections.According to the CDC, C. auris is an emerging pathogen that presents a serious global health threat due to frequent resistance to antifungal drugs, causing severe illness in patients, patients remaining carriers of the organism, and its’ ability to survive on environmental surfaces for an extended period of time.3

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Nurse using PURELL SMARTLINK Integrated Monitoring Solution
GOJO Expands PURELL SMARTLINK Portfolio with a new Individual Monitoring Solution

6/7/2019

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

GOJO has expanded its PURELL SMARTLINK™ Technologies portfolio to include the PURELL SMARTLINK Integrated Monitoring System (IMS). With this addition, the PURELL SMARTLINK portfolio is the broadest set of electronic hand hygiene monitoring solutions in the market,3 which allows GOJO to offer customers a solution no matter where they are in their electronic hand hygiene monitoring journey.

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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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SMARTLINK Observation
Continuing to Enhance Direct Observation

3/8/2018

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

The GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Observation (OBV) System was designed with the healthcare professional in mind. And, since its launch, we have worked to create an easier and more intuitive experience with the OBV system.

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