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.

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


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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Observation 90 Day Trial
How Qualifying Hospitals Can Try the SMARTLINK™ Activity Monitoring System Risk Free for 60 Days


By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

SMARTLINK™ Solutions help hospitals prevent HAIs through accurate monitoring of hand hygiene and clinician-based support for performance improvement.

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How to Choose the Right Hand Hygiene Monitoring System for Your Hospital


By John Lerner

SMARTLINK™ Solutions Business Development Vice President

Hospitals are integrating electronic monitoring solutions into existing infrastructure and culture to drive long-term improvement in hand hygiene performance

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Electronic Monitoring Systems
How SMARTLINK™ Technology Empowers Hospitals in the Fight to Prevent HAIs and Protect Reimbursements


By Lori Moore, RN

Clinical Application Specialist, GOJO Industries

The frequency of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is an increasingly important metric in hospital evaluations that affects millions of dollars in reimbursements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

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How an Internet of Things Solution Enhances Patient Safety
How an Internet of Things Solution Enhances Patient Safety


By Jeff Hall

Healthcare Business VP & GM, GOJO Industries

Learn how GOJO is using an Internet of Things solution to provide real-time hand hygiene compliance data to provide accurate hand hygiene compliance measurement.

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