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System Performance

Hand Washing by Hospital Care Providers

This is the percentage of opportunities where hospital care providers should and did wash their hands (soap and running water, or antibacterial gels), before and after patient contact, to prevent hospital-acquired infections. A higher percentage is better.

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Rate of


Per 1,000 Patient Days




Learn why some data is not available.

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Data source: The Self Reporting Initiative, Health Analytics Branch, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For more information, please visit the Indicator Library.

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