- Hospital staff members were shown images of bacteria from common surfaces
- After seeing the images, every unit experienced at least an 11% increase in hand-washing
(CNN)Many health-care workers do not wash their hands nearly as often as they should, but one Detroit hospital may have found a way to improve hand hygiene. The infection team at the Henry Ford Health System found that hand-washing rates improved after hospital staff members were shown images of millions of bacteria found on common surfaces.
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