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UPMC Targets Hand-washing to Cut Down on Infections

By Christine Manganas, Point Park News Service: Maggie Schrenk estimated that she washes her hands nearly 100 times within a 12-hour shift. Schrenk, 25, works as a nurse in the emergency department of UPMC’s Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. “The hospital has a wash-in and wash-out sign in each room to help remind healthcare providers of the importance of washing hands... Read More