The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year in the United States, approximately 1.7 million healthcare associated infections (HAI) are contracted. Many caregivers simply forget to wash their hands as they are in a rush to complete another task.
Others claim that there are times when soap and water aren’t conveniently located. Unfortunately, the monitoring and recording of caregiver compliance proves to be a burdensome and often times an impracticable task.
The EV2 Hand Compliance Monitoring Solution is designed to help hospitals achieve their goal of increased hand washing compliance by automatically documenting whether staff members wash their hands before and after patient encounters.