(Safer hand hygiene toolkit) Mayo Clinic set out to standardize hand soaps throughout the system and reduce costs. Infection prevention and control brought forward a critical goal to eliminate the use of antimicrobial hand hygiene products used in patient care and public areas. A multi-disciplinary team reviewed and piloted hand hygiene products and collected user feedback on those products. Mayo Clinic successfully implemented UL ECOLOGO green-certified hand soap and hand sanitizer without antimicrobial agents. The hand hygiene initiative was applied system-wide.
Mayo Clinic hand hygiene initiative: Eliminating antimocrobial hand soaps
Safer hand hygiene toolkit
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