The purpose of this article was to describe the successful implementation of a quality improvement initiative focusing on a hand hygiene program that used the multimodal interventions of tailored education, monthly feedback, and reminders. Compliance rates improved from July 2011 to December 2012 by 57.4%. Efforts are continuing to ensure program sustainability.
Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison.
Correspondence: Susan Rees, DNP, RN, CPHQ, CENP, Development, Nursing and Patient Care Services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 Highland Ave, H4/854A, Madison, WI 53792 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
Accepted for publication: March 4, 2013
Published online before print: April 10, 2013.