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Hand Hygiene
 
How is Humber River Hospital doing?

Humber River Hospital is dedicated to delivering the highest possible quality of care to our patients safely and effectively. One way we do that is by tracking the rate of staff and physician compliance with accepted hand hygiene protocols. The use of proper hand hygiene is recognized as a primary tool in the effort to stop the spread of infections in hospitals and in the community.
 
At Humber River Hospital, we have a comprehensive hand hygiene program in place to support awareness and drive performance improvement. Keeping you informed on how we are doing in this area is part of our commitment to a being a patient and family centered hospital. By remaining vigilant, we are determined to ensure that our performance is at the highest possible level.

 
Hand Hygiene Rates - Wilson Site
% Compliance % Compliance 2017
Before initial patient/patient environment contact
92%
After initial patient/patient environment contact
95%

 

Hand Hygiene Rates - Church Street Site
% Compliance % Compliance 2011 % Compliance 2012 % Compliance 2013 % Compliance 2014
Before initial patient/patient environment contact
83%
85%
85%
87%
After initial patient/patient environment contact
91%
93%
92%
93%

Hand Hygiene Rates - Finch Avenue Site
% Compliance % Compliance 2011 % Compliance 2012 % Compliance 2013 % Compliance 2014
Before initial patient/patient environment contact
80%
85%
86%
91%
After initial patient/patient environment contact
90%
93%
92%
95%

Hand Hygiene Rates - Keele Street Site
% Compliance % Compliance 2011 % Compliance 2012 % Compliance 2013 % Compliance 2014
Before initial patient/patient environment contact
86%
85%
87%
91%
After initial patient/patient environment contact
91%
91%
92%
94%
Patient Care Reinvented.