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Hand Hygiene Surveillance Start-Ups Look To Clean Up Health Care-Acquired Infections

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

If health care workers washed their hands before and after any patient contact, health care-acquired infection rates could be reduced by 50%. There is a great need for electronic tools that can automatically capture compliance behavior without disrupting workflow. We profile four health care information technology start-ups that are answering this call: BioVigil Systems, GLANTA, HanGenix and Proventix.


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