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.

Hepatitis A Prevention
How Can You Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A?

9/28/2017

By Dave Shumaker

Microbiology Scientist, GOJO Industries

While instances of Hepatitis A are rare in the United States, outbreaks happen and can have a major impact. Right now, parts of Southern California, are experiencing an outbreak. In fact, since the beginning of 2017, there have been nearly 500 confirmed cases and 17 deaths. This recent outbreak has many asking what this infection is and what you can do to prevent its spread.

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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
Embracing Technology to Improve Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance

6/6/2017

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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Thank you nurses from GOJO
Thank You, Nurses

5/9/2017

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

This past Saturday, May 6th, marked National Nurses Day, as well as the start of National Nurses Week, a week dedicated to celebrating the role nurses play in delivering the highest level of quality care to their patients.

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WHO World Hand Hygiene Day 2017
Bringing Global Awareness to the Importance of Hand Hygiene on World Hand Hygiene Day

5/4/2017

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

May 5, 2017, marks the day that hospitals around the globe join the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to raise awareness for the importance of hand hygiene.

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