Video Monitoring Improves Hand Hygiene Practices


New York investigators suggest that remote video auditing combined with feedback appears to produce significant and sustained hand hygiene improvements. Prior to implementing the video-auditing program, hand hygiene rates were less than 10.0%. Rates improved to 81.6% and 87.9% at 16 and 75 weeks, respectively, following implementation.


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Source: Clinical Infectious Disease, November 21, 2011.

An abstract of the study is available at

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