Maryland Patient Safety Center

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Hospital Hand Hygiene Observer Training

Overview of Standardized Training [pdf]

Hand Hygiene Collaborative

The Maryland Hospital Hand Hygiene Collaborative led by the Maryland Patient Safety Center ended successfully in October 2014 with twelve (12) consecutive months of a sustained compliance rate of ninety percent (90%) or better. Forty four acute care hospitals and one specialty hospital participated in this collaborative.

Historical data and reports for your hospital may be obtained by logging in here . If you have any difficulty or have any questions, please send an e-mail to for more information.


Hand Hygiene in the NICU

Very Basic Measure to Decrease Spread of Microbes HAI

Hand Hygiene for Long Term Care


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