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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Building an Optimal Hand Hygiene Bundle: A Mixed Methods Approach
Principal Investigator:

Heather S Reisinger

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2014 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hand hygiene is the single most important measure to prevent transmission of infectious organisms (VHA Directive 2010-006, MRSA Prevention Initiative). Despite its fundamental place in infection prevention, compliance rates with hand-hygiene protocols remain substantially below target levels. This project will advance the science of hand-hygiene compliance interventions by developing an evidence-based bundle of effective strategies. While many have advocated for a multifaceted bundle as the most...

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