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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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
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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