Program Administration

HEIC is responsible for the institutional Hand Hygiene Policy & Improvement Plan, and Hand Hygiene Improvement Program Annual Report.

The Hand Hygiene Policy describes Indications and Technique for performing hand hygiene as well as responsibilities related to:

  • Dispenser Type, Location, and Maintenance
  • Hand Hygiene Products Inventory
  • Product Evaluation
  • Skin Irritation and Alternate Products
  • Enforcement

HEIC Hand Hygiene Improvement Plan describes the overall hand hygiene observation and monitoring program, including:

  • Governance structure
  • Project management resources
  • Policy
  • Education
  • Observer training program
  • Objective and measurable compliance criteria,
  • Data collection methodology
  • Report preparation
  • Determination of contributing factors
  • Corrective actions
  • Communications

The Hand Hygiene Improvement Program Annual Report summarizes:

    • Key Accomplishments
    • Program Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, and Threats
    • Lessons Learned
    • Recommendations for FY 2012

The Annual Report is presented to the Infection Control Committee and Hand Hygiene Executive Sponsors.

Contact the Infection Control for questions.