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.

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Join the WHO in Reducing HAIs and Safeguarding Patient Health and Safety

4/15/2014

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

May 5, 2014 marks the day that hospitals around the globe join with the World Health Organization to raise awareness for the SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign.

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AJIC study reports promising results of hand hygiene efforts by infection preventionists

3/11/2014

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

The study identified some areas of need, including hand hygiene reminders in the workplace.

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Empowering Patients to Stop the Spread of Germs
Empowering Patients to Stop the Spread of Germs

3/4/2014

By Lori Moore, RN

Clinical Application Specialist, GOJO Industries

Navigate Your Health ... Safety is the theme of Patient Safety Awareness Week, led by the National Patient Safety Foundation, March 2 - March 8, 2014.

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PURELL Hand Sanitizer Doctor using Dispenser
What Nurses Know about Infection Prevention

1/14/2014

By Lori Moore, RN

Clinical Application Specialist, GOJO Industries

Preventing healthcare-acquired infections is a hot topic at local, national and international levels. Most would agree that nurses have the most patient contact, and therefore the most opportunity to interrupt the chain of germ transmission through sound infection control practices.

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Hand Hygiene
White Paper Looks at Hand Hygiene and Skin Damage for the Healthcare Worker

11/5/2013

By Jeb Bingham

Microbiology Senior Scientist I, GOJO Industries

Review of studies investigating if alcohol-based hand sanitizers are more damaging than handwashing

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