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Impact of a hospital-wide hand hygiene initiative on healthcare-associated infections: results of an interrupted time series

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  • Kathryn B Kirkland Department of Medicine, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USAThe Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Center for Leadership and Improvement, Hanover, New Hampshire, USAThe Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karen A Homa The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Center for Leadership and Improvement, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rosalind A Lasky The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Center for Leadership and Improvement, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Judy A Ptak The Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eileen A Taylor The Collaborative Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark E Splaine The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Center for Leadership and Improvement, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kathryn B Kirkland, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA; kathryn.b.kirkland{at}hitchcock.org
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Kirkland KB, Homa KA, Lasky RA, et al
Impact of a hospital-wide hand hygiene initiative on healthcare-associated infections: results of an interrupted time series

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  • Accepted June 19, 2012
  • First published July 21, 2012.
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November 20, 2012

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