Children's Minnesota in the News

Wash ‘Em Proud: Children’s Minnesota sees success with hand hygiene program

Patsy Stinchfield, MS, RN, CPNP, senior director of infection prevention and control at Children’s Minnesota, highlighted the tremendous success of the “Wash ‘Em Proud” hand washing program in an interview with Health System Management (formerly Executive Insight). Four years after the program’s kick-off, Children’s Minnesota has a 90 percent hand hygiene compliance rate (up 39 percent from the start of the program).