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2016 Year in Review: Hand Hygiene

Here's a review of ICT's top news, features and slide shows relating to hand hygiene in 2016.

Slide Show: Handwashing

Commentary Says Triclosan Ban Shows Need for New Chemicals to Demonstrate Efficacy and Safety

Researchers Examine Relationship Between Hospital Ward Design and HAI Rates

Study Suggests Handwashing Compliance in Childcare Facilities is Insufficient

The Hawthorne Effect at Work

Slide Show: Consumer Antiseptic Wash Products

FDA Issues Final Rule on Safety and Effectiveness of Antibacterial Soaps

U-M Researchers to Study Role of Patients' Hands as Key Factors in the Spread of Superbugs

Study Finds Traditional Hand Hygiene Audits Overstate Performance Overall

Good Skin Health: The Hidden Factor in Hand Hygiene Compliance

Contaminated Gloves Increase Risks of Cross-Transmission of Pathogens

Visual Triggers Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance

Impact of Sink Location on Handwashing Compliance After Contact With CDI Patients

Handwashing Gets Skipped One-Third of the Time in Outpatient Healthcare

Six-Step Handwashing Technique Found Most Effective for Reducing Bacteria

FDA Proposes Ban on Most Powdered Medical Gloves

MDROs Found on Patients' Hands in Post-Acute Care Facilities

Location Impacts Use of Hand Sanitizer, Study Says

Healthcare Worker Hand Size Can Impact Bacterial Load, Product Effectiveness

Hand Hygiene Compliance Industry Group Formed to Lead Change for Patient Safety

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