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.

Hand Hygiene
CDC Foundation and GOJO Partner with CDC to Enhance Hand Hygiene Educational Outreach in U.S. Healthcare Settings

1/21/2016

By Alison Thompson

CDC Foundation and GOJO Partner with CDC to Enhance Hand Hygiene Educational Outreach in U.S. Healthcare Settings

Did you know that on any given day, one in every 25 hospital patients has at least one infection due to their medical care? This statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reflects the need for healthcare providers to follow infection control guidance including practicing hand hygiene at key points in time to disrupt the transmission of microorganisms to patients, visitors and healthcare workers.

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

12/4/2015

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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CDC Antibiotics Week Lets All Get Smart About Antibiotics
Let's All Get Smart About Antibiotics

11/16/2015

By Jim Arbogast, Ph.D.

Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements Vice President, GOJO Industries

Today marks the start of the eighth annual Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with a broadening coalition of international and national partners, including GOJO, will observe the Get Smart About Antibiotics Week to raise awareness regarding the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of dramatically reduced antibiotic use.

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Hand Hygiene
How a Simple Practice in Hand Hygiene Helps to Ensure Patient Safety

11/9/2015

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

Clinical Specialist, GOJO Industries

Learn how one simple practice in a healthcare environment can help to ensure patient safety.

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Communicate your way to clean hands
Communicate Your Way to Clean Hands

10/26/2015

By Tricia Swartz and Jason Thompson, Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Hand Hygiene is pretty simple. In fact, it’s so simple it’s taught to us as children.

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