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Hand Washing Hospitals

Hospital-Acquired Infections -- The Real Story

Adam Aronson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Adam Aronson

While no one in health care doubts that increased hand hygiene will significantly reduce infections, the question has always been how to ensure that proper hand hygiene is consistently practiced.

How Do You Get Doctors to Wash Their Hands?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

The field of medicine has understood the importance of hand washing for almost 200 years. The fact that you need signs, though, suggests that not everyone is washing their hands all the time. What kinds of signs are likely to be most effective?