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DebMed Supports World Health Organization's Global "Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day" on May 5
Date:4/30/2013

electronic hand hygiene monitoring system designed around the WHO Five Moments of Hand Hygiene.

Access to WHO resources, including monitoring and feedback tools, self-assessment framework, action plan template and hand hygiene training films can be found on the Deb Group website. The May 5 Pledge, also available on the Deb Group website, includes a handout copy of the WHO Five Moments of Hand Hygiene for healthcare workers along with three important reminders to help maintain hand hygiene compliance.

As part of a major global effort to improve hand hygiene in healthcare, the "Save Lives: Clean Your Hands" campaign was launched in 2009 and is a natural extension of the WHO's "First Global Patient Safety Challenge: Clean Care is Safer Care ." Less than one percent of hospitals currently abide by the WHO's recommended guidelines, which suggest cleaning your hands before patient contact, before aseptic task, after body fluid exposure risk, after patient contact and after contact with patient surroundings.

Nearly 100,000 people die annually in the U.S. alone from HAIs, making them one of the leading causes of death after cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). At any time, more than 1.4 million patients worldwide are suffering from HAIs. Proper hand hygiene is the number one way to prevent HAIs. However, the WHO Guideline reported that after completing a systematic review of 77 peer-reviewed hand hygiene articles published between 1981 and 2008, the baseline hand hygiene compliance rate was only 38.7 percent.

The DebMed GMS electronically monitors healthcare workers' hand hygiene events and provides feedback on compliance rates in real-time, and provides an accurate, cost-effective solution for fighting HAIs. The DebMed GMS is based on the World Health Orga
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