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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identifying Networks of Transmission by Examining Routines of Action, Contact, and Thinking (INTERACT)
Principal Investigator:

Molly Leecaster

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Controlling the spread of healthcare associated infections is a priority to reduce morbidity, mortality, and cost. Interventions and control strategies abound but have had inconsistent impacts. Intervention decisions are often based on model or simulation outputs that depend on input data and generally focus on one facility. Poor hand hygiene adherence contributes to the spread of disease and attempts to improve hand hygiene adherence have limited documented effect. The adherence measurements ar...

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