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The Joint Commission to increase focus on hand hygiene

01/02/2018

Beginning January 1, 2018, any observation by surveyors of individual failure to perform hand hygiene in the process of direct patient care will be cited as a deficiency resulting in a Requirement for Improvement (RFI) under the Infection Prevention and Control (IC) chapter (Standard IC.02.01.01) for all accreditation programs. Read The Joint Commission article.

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