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Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Megan DiGiorgio has worked in infection prevention for almost 15 years. She received her bachelors of science and masters of science in nursing from Case Western Reserve University of Cleveland, Ohio and worked in pediatric nursing until she transitioned to infection prevention. She has served as president and multiple other offices at her local Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) chapter, has presented posters and oral abstracts at national APIC conferences, and has published in several infection prevention journals. Megan began working at GOJO in 2013. In her role at GOJO she helps counsel healthcare workers and healthcare facilities experiencing skin health difficulties related to hand hygiene. She recently became a fellow of APIC (FAPIC) in 2016.
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Embracing Technology to Improve Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance


By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

We all know how critically important hand hygiene is in preventing healthcare-associated infections. Yet, oftentimes, healthcare facilities are challenged to find the right methods and technology to not only ensure accurate compliance measurement, but to improve and sustain compliance levels.

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Are There Better Ways to Measure Hand Hygiene Compliance?


By Megan J. DiGiorgio, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Hand hygiene compliance measurement is a challenge for us all. This year, the GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium, which was held at the 2015 APIC Annual Conference, focused on this topic and provided perspective and innovative strategies from hand hygiene industry leaders.

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