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Description:

Here is a hand hygene sytem called HyGreen. It detects alcohol vapors to determine if healthcare workers have washed their hands. If yes, as they approach the patient's bed a green light on their badge lights. If not a red light comes on. See it in action at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EW38clbgNc

Categories:

Mistake-proofing category: mistake detection
Setting function: Physical
Regulatory function: Warning
Source: Off-the-shelf

Links:http://www.xhale.com/hygreen/index.asp

Literature:

http://www.vpico.com/articlemanager/printerfriendly.aspx?article=266992
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589931

Sources of Supply: web site above

See also:Handwashinggate, HygieneDetector