According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 75,000 patients died last year from healthcare-associated infections in the U.S.The culprit is usually unwashed hands. To address the issue, this summer Biovigil Hygiene Technologies rolled out a sensor-laden electronic badge that uses traffic-light language—red, yellow, and green flashing lights—to hold doctors accountable for hand hygiene.
A gadget designed to make doctors wash their hands enough
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