- •Monitoring hand hygiene behavior of individual nurses is not routinely performed
- •We tested whether an anonymous monitoring system could estimate individual behavior
- •We found a link between a patient room's hand hygiene rate and its assigned nurse
- •An anonymous monitoring system can estimate individual staff hand hygiene behavior
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Potential conflicts of interest. YL reported receiving research grants from Becton Dickinson and Merck. All other authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to this article.
Preliminary results from this study were presented at ID Week 2019 (abstract number 1187).