Healthcare associated infections take the lives of nearly 270 people in the U.S. every day and add approximately $30 - 50 billion to U.S. healthcare costs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that many of these infections are caused by the lack of hand washing before and after each patient contact. HyGreen®
“Using HyGreen, a healthcare facility will have the tools it needs to reduce infection rates and to increase patient safety,” states HyGreen Executive Vice President and General Manager, Kevin M. Quilty. “HyGreen was designed to reflect the recommended hand hygiene guidelines from leading industry experts, including the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Joint Commission.”
HyGreen will be demonstrating its real-time hand hygiene monitoring system in booth #1226.
To learn more about HyGreen and electronic hand hygiene monitoring, join our upcoming webinar on October 25th by registering at http://www.hygreen.com.