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JCAHO Update for Infection Control
Survey says: Hand hygiene compliance biggest woe
Limiting exposures cited second
A new patient safety center founded by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations will include an emphasis on infection control. Not surprisingly, improving hand hygiene was the most frequently cited problem area cited by ICPs in a poll posted shortly after the web site debuted. As this issue went to press, here were the results for this question:
Which of the following infection prevention and control strategies is the most difficult for you to implement?