Interventions to improve hand hygiene compliance in ...- improving hand hygiene compliance introduction background ,Background: Health care-associated infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Hand hygiene is regarded as an effective preventive measure. This is an update of a previously published review. Objectives: To assess the short- and long-term success of strategies to improve compliance to recommendations for hand hygiene, and to determine whether an increase in hand hygiene compliance ...Hand Hygiene | Center for Transforming HealthcareThese hospitals experienced the same gains as the first eight organizations, on average improving hand hygiene compliance by 23 percent and sustaining those improvements over time. Project Results The original organizations that worked on the hand hygiene project were surprised to learn that their rate of hand hygiene compliance averaged 47.5% ...