MAHC launches STOP! Clean Your Hands Day
Staff, physicians and volunteers at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare are celebrating STOP! Clean Your Hands Day. MAHC is happy to announce that their 2013-2014 hand hygiene rates not only surpassed internal Quality Improvement Plan targets, but also exceeded Ontario’s averages. The rate for hand washing before patient contact was 95 percent which is nearly ten percent higher than the provincial average. While washing hands after patient contact came in at 94 point five percent which is three percent higher than the provincial norm.