Maintain the gain: Program to sustain erformance improvement in environmental cleaning

Mark Edmund Rupp, Theresa Fitzgerald, Lee Sholtz, Elizabeth Lyden, Philip Carling

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Abstract

Sustaining performance is a difficult and often overlooked aspect of quality improvement and implementation science. Over a 4-year period, we observed that monthly feedback of performance data in face-to-face meetings with frontline personnel was crucial in maintaining environmental-cleaning effectiveness in adult critical care units.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)866-868
Number of pages3
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume35
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2014

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Maintain the gain : Program to sustain erformance improvement in environmental cleaning. / Rupp, Mark Edmund; Fitzgerald, Theresa; Sholtz, Lee; Lyden, Elizabeth; Carling, Philip.

In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 35, No. 7, 07.2014, p. 866-868.

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Rupp, Mark Edmund ; Fitzgerald, Theresa ; Sholtz, Lee ; Lyden, Elizabeth ; Carling, Philip. / Maintain the gain : Program to sustain erformance improvement in environmental cleaning. In: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2014 ; Vol. 35, No. 7. pp. 866-868.
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