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September 4, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Does excessive hand hygiene strengthen antibiotic resistance?

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The development of antibiotic resistance is an increasing threat to global public health. In a recent study, researchers from Graz, Austria present new perspectives on how to meet this major challenge.
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August 21, 2019Comments are off for this post.

The challenge of developing a habit of hand hygiene in hospitals

Figure 1: Increase of compliance rates achieved by leveraging the Sani nudge system
Firmly establishing hand hygiene is key to infection prevention. Unfortunately, successful implementation of hand hygiene programs can be a major challenge for hospitals. Current strategies fail to increase compliance rates and put patient lives at risk.
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August 16, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Sani nudge joins Mistletoe Research Foundation in Tokyo

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As one of only three companies, Sani nudge was selected to collaborate with the Mistletoe Research Foundation for the 2019-20 cohort in Japan. Recognizing the immense value that this partnership would create, Sani nudge seized the opportunity and went on an insightful trip.
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August 14, 2019Comments are off for this post.

The Technical University of Denmark is collaborating with Sani nudge to fight infections – the AI entrepreneurial initiative

How and when do healthcare workers remember to sanitize upon patient visits? Researchers from the section Statistics and Data Analysis, DTU Compute, at the Technical University of Denmark worked on analyzing the data from the Sani nudge system to investigate this question.
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August 9, 2019Comments are off for this post.

How to convince your hospital CFO to spend money on infection prevention

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Just about every healthcare professional knows about the importance of hand hygiene compliance. Convincing the CFO of the need for a solution to increase compliance can be difficult, though. Trying to express this in CFO terms is a good start. But what else can you do to get financial approval?
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August 2, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Can you trust hand hygiene compliance rates?

If you are working with or care about hand hygiene compliance rates and patient safety, then this is a must read for you!

We all know that improving hand hygiene of healthcare workers is a crucial strategy to prevent hospital-acquired infections – the most common adverse event during medical care. Compliance rates are used to quantify the healthcare workers’ hand hygiene level. But can you trust these compliance rates?
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July 31, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Predictive staffing as a new tool to improve patient care and safety

By collecting and analyzing data on an aggregated level, it becomes possible for hospitals, staff and management to detect real-time trends in the workflow patterns of healthcare workers. This has already generated important insights into several hospitals where the Sani nudge system is installed. It helps to quantify the workload and needs of staff during the day and to avoid “blind spots” in the treatment and care of patients.
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July 26, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Reduction of hospital-acquired infections using the Sani nudge system

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Sani nudgeTM is a comprehensive system for preventing infectious disease transmission. The system is designed to empower healthcare professionals to reach compliance goals. In this paper, we show how implementation of the Sani nudgeTM and the 5-step improvement tool has improved hand hygiene compliance by 200% and reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) by up to 64%. In addition, we show the cost savings associated with improved hand hygiene and reduction in HAIs.
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May 7, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Antibiotic use in nursing facilities halved after a 2-hours course

Approx. 50% of all antibiotic use in the elderly population is prescribed due to urinary tract infections, thereby significantly increasing the risk of multi-resistant bacteria development. Thus, it is crucial to reduce the number of infections in the first place.
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April 15, 2019Comments are off for this post.

Differences in behaviour among healthcare workers with high vs low hygiene compliance

During our time working with hospitals on improving the hand hygiene compliance (HHC) of healthcare workers (HCWs), we often come across the high achievers who appear to succeed in sanitizing according to the guidelines. Most HCWs know when to sanitize, but can underlying behavioural patterns of those high achievers be identified? And can data show us why they remember to sanitize hands when needed? What is it that they are doing differently that enables them to sanitize when needed and thus achieve better compliance than their co-workers?

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