Hand Hygiene Compliance Industry Group Formed to Lead Change for Patient Safety

Stamford, CT – February 2, 2016To create meaningful awareness of the patient safety risks and the economic burden to the US healthcare system of outdated hand hygiene compliance measurement, eight US-based hand hygiene compliance solution providers have formed an alliance. EHCO™, the Electronic Hand hygiene Compliance Organization, aims to lead and influence changes in hand hygiene measurement policy and guidelines at accreditation organizations, government agencies, health insurers, and hospitals. EHCO’s focus is to improve hand hygiene compliance and, in turn, increase safety and reduce avoidable harm to patients and hospital staff.
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