Maureen Banks, RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive of Spaulding Rehab Network shares successful BioVigil hand hygiene program experience

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By Amanda Holdan-Sinisi

The Global Handwashing Partnership recently published an article featuring Ms. Maureen Banks, RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Executive of the Spaulding Rehab Network. Maureen kicked off a highly successful hand hygiene project (as part of a larger infection control effort) which included implementing BioVigil. BioVigil was selected because it’s one of the only systems that “records … Read More

Downstate featured in HANYs Innovation Spotlight

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By Amanda Holdan-Sinisi

hand washing reduces hais

The Hospital Association of New York’s (HANYS) Innovation Spotlight features hospitals that improve health, enhance quality and reduce costs. BioVigil is proud to partner with SUNY Downstate on achieving impressive outcomes with hand hygiene compliance and reducing healthcare associated infections. SUNY Downstate Medical Center halts healthcare-associated infections Healthcare-associated infections kill more than 72,000 patients yearly in the U.S. The Centers for … Read More

BioVigil named in Becker’s Hospital Review: 100 Infection Control Products to Know in 2019

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By Amanda Holdan-Sinisi

BioVigil named in Becker’s Hospital Review list of “100 Infection Control Products to know in 2019.” BioVigil is featured in the “Hand Hygiene” category for helping clients achieve and sustain 97% hand hygiene compliance, reduce Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) and increase patient safety and satisfaction. BioVigil is the market leader in electronic hand hygiene compliance solutions. BioVigil’s patented technology enables … Read More

The Hawthorne Effect and Why It Matters

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By Amanda Holdan-Sinisi

You may have heard it before: direct observation doesn’t work. But why? Seeing is believing, so it may seem assumptive or just plain pessimistic to write off direct observation as an ineffective way to measure hand hygiene compliance. However, it’s not cynical—it’s scientifically proven by the Hawthorne effect. The Hawthorne effect was uncovered from experiments led by sociologist Elton Mayo … Read More