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.
Source: Clinical Infectious Disease, November 21, 2011.
An abstract of the study is available at http://cid.oxfordjournals.org.