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Hand Hygiene Award Goes To: St. Jude Physicians

The Hand Hygiene Award was presented to members of the Patient Safety & Performance Improvement Committee made up of the following:

Panagiotis Bougas, M.D., Chairman, William Thibault, M.D., Vice-Chair Cardiothoracic, Victor Lee, M.D., Vice-Chair Pathology, Brad Silveira, M.D., Vice-Chair Radiology, Bhanu Sud, M.D., & Pauline Ho, M.D., Infection Prevention & Control Co-Chairs, William Batty, M.D., Vice-Chair Medicine, Derrick Marinelli, M.D., Vice-Chair Surgery and Alex Leung, M.D., Hospitalist.

Hand Hygiene Physician compliance was at 64% in January and jumped to 90% in May. Way to Go St. Jude Physicians! Special thanks to all of the efforts in ensuring we are striving towards 100% in this important Patient Safety initiative.

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