GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

Tamara has held various positions since starting at GOJO in 2005, including roles within Product Management and the Healthcare and Manufacturing markets. In her current role as Product Management Director for the SMARTLINK product portfolio, she leads the product development and marketing efforts for hand hygiene monitoring solutions and related service products of the Internet of Things for the organization. Tamara holds a B.S. from Kent State University. In addition to raising her three children, Tamara enjoys running half marathons.
Nurse using PURELL SMARTLINK Integrated Monitoring Solution
GOJO Expands PURELL SMARTLINK Portfolio with a new Individual Monitoring Solution

6/7/2019

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

GOJO has expanded its PURELL SMARTLINK™ Technologies portfolio to include the PURELL SMARTLINK Integrated Monitoring System (IMS). With this addition, the PURELL SMARTLINK portfolio is the broadest set of electronic hand hygiene monitoring solutions in the market,3 which allows GOJO to offer customers a solution no matter where they are in their electronic hand hygiene monitoring journey.

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SMARTLINK Observation
Continuing to Enhance Direct Observation

3/8/2018

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

The GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Observation (OBV) System was designed with the healthcare professional in mind. And, since its launch, we have worked to create an easier and more intuitive experience with the OBV system.

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Electronic Monitoring Systems SMARTLINK Service Alert Predictive Technology
GOJO Innovation Recognized by InfectionControl.tips

10/24/2017

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

GOJO SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts honored as a 2017 top innovation for effecting change with hard evidence.

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SMARTLINK Observation
An A-Ha Moment that Resulted in Improved Hand Hygiene Compliance

8/9/2017

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

Hospitals and healthcare facilities, like Hanover Hospital in Hanover, Pennsylvania, recognize the importance of hand hygiene, but also understand there are barriers to compliance. 

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SMARTLINK Observation
Enhancing Direct Observation to Help Break the Chain of Infection

12/15/2016

By Tamara Cross

SMARTLINK Solutions, Product Management Director

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) remain a patient safety concern, and there is a significant body of evidence that demonstrates a correlation between hand hygiene rates and infection rates; as hand hygiene goes up, infection rates go down. This is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization consistently state that hand hygiene is considered the single most important means of reducing and preventing the spread of infection in healthcare settings.

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