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.

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2016
GOJO: Proudly United in Patient Safety

3/14/2016

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Yesterday marked the start of Patient Safety Awareness Week, a week dedicated to bringing heightened awareness about patient safety among healthcare professionals and the public. At GOJO, we are focused on patient safety each and every day by sharing information on the important role hand hygiene plays in helping to reduce the spread of infections in healthcare settings.

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CDC Foundation and GOJO Partner with CDC to Enhance Hand Hygiene Educational Outreach in U.S. Healthcare Settings

1/21/2016

By Alison Thompson

CDC Foundation and GOJO Partner with CDC to Enhance Hand Hygiene Educational Outreach in U.S. Healthcare Settings

Did you know that on any given day, one in every 25 hospital patients has at least one infection due to their medical care? This statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reflects the need for healthcare providers to follow infection control guidance including practicing hand hygiene at key points in time to disrupt the transmission of microorganisms to patients, visitors and healthcare workers.

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How an Internet of Things Solution Enhances Patient Safety
How an Internet of Things Solution Enhances Patient Safety

12/4/2015

By Jeff Hall

Healthcare Business VP & GM, GOJO Industries

Learn how GOJO is using an Internet of Things solution to provide real-time hand hygiene compliance data to provide accurate hand hygiene compliance measurement.

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PURELL Hand Sanitizer Doctor using Dispenser
The Role of Hospital Leadership in Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections

11/30/2015

By Jeff Hall

Healthcare Business VP & GM, GOJO Industries

In healthcare, hand hygiene is considered the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection. Yet, frontline healthcare professionals face numerous challenges in their efforts to practice good hand hygiene on a daily basis.

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Engagement is key to infection prevention
Engagement - The Key to Infection Prevention

10/19/2015

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Yesterday marked the first day of International Infection Prevention Week, an awareness campaign led by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) designed to stimulate interest in and highlight the importance of infection prevention.Learn how everyone - patients, visitors and healthcare workers - plays a role in infection prevention.

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