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.

 Landmark Study Proves PURELL™ Advanced Workforce Solution Helps Reduce Health Insurance Claims and Generates Hard Cost Savings MMO
Landmark Study Proves PURELL™ Advanced Workforce Solution Helps Reduce Health Insurance Claims and Generates Hard Cost Savings

6/9/2016

By Thom Wojtkun

Market Development Director, Office Buildings, GOJO Industries

Study finds that a workplace with a comprehensive hand hygiene program, which includes PURELL® Hand Sanitizer and PURELL® Hand Sanitizing Wipes and hand hygiene education, helps reduce health insurance claims tied to doctors’ visits for hand hygiene preventable illnesses by 24%.

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Antibiotic Stewardship Clostrodium Difficile
Setting the Record Straight on Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers and Antibiotic Resistance

6/6/2016

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

Recently, a report about an antibiotic-resistant supergerm made headlines and brought even greater attention to the ever-growing challenge of antibiotic resistance. It also demonstrates why practicing good hand hygiene – handwashing and hand sanitizing – is so important to overcoming the challenge of antibiotic resistance.

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Hand Hygiene
A Focus on Improving Healthcare Worker Skin Health

6/1/2016

By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Hand hygiene plays an important role in reducing the spread of infection in healthcare but, as we all know, there are barriers to hand hygiene compliance. One of the challenges we often see is that healthcare workers aren’t using the hand hygiene products available to them because they irritate their skin. This is why having products formulated to improve skin health is critical and why we are focusing on this topic at the GOJO Symposium at this year’s APIC Conference.

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GOJO Once Again Recognized For Leading in Healthcare Sustainability
GOJO Once Again Recognized for Leading in Healthcare Sustainability

5/26/2016

By Nicole Koharik

GOJO Corporate Communications Director, GOJO Industries

At GOJO, we know our commitment to sustainability sets us apart. We are dedicated to learning, innovating and helping our customers and fellow team members advance sustainable practices to achieve sustainable value. This commitment was recognized last week by Practice Greenhealth when the organization announced that GOJO was once again named a Champion for Change.

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Clean Hands Count!
Answers to Important Hand Hygiene Questions

5/23/2016

By Samantha Williams

Director of Public Relations, GOJO Industries

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched its Clean Hands Count Campaign. This campaign stresses that hand hygiene is simple and effective. Yet, there are some questions that arise about good hand hygiene practices.

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