Aligning with its dedication to providing infection prevention solutions, Kimberly-Clark delivers critical healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention education, products and research to the healthcare community. Approximately 1.7 million hospital patients contract an HAI each year in the U.S., however a large number of these infections are preventable.
"Creating safer healthcare environments is a team effort. Kimberly-Clark designed the Clean Hands Care Program to help drive greater visibility and knowledge of the critical role hand hygiene plays in the transmission of germs. Our goal is to help empower patients, visitors and healthcare professionals alike to work together to reduce the incidence of preventable infections," says Joanne Bauer, president, Kimberly-Clark Health Care. "At Kimberly-Clark, we recognize the continuous need for developing cutting-edge product solutions, producing engaging educational materials and sharing best practices to aid in HAI prevention."