MESSAGE OF THE DAY:

Hand hygiene continues to be the number one way to prevent the spread of infection in any environment. In 2007, Mercy Medical Center in Iowa implemented the “Foam In, Foam Out” campaign. This is a slogan that continues today. Hand hygiene, either with soap and water or with our automatic hand foam, is a culturally accepted practice. Everyone understands that as they go from one environment to another, a hand hygiene opportunity exists; they must wash our hands.

Watch the video to learn how hospitals affect
your community.

America's hospitals are open day and night, 365 days a year, to care for everyone who walks through our doors. But we're not here just when you need us. The people of America's hospitals are always working, caring and innovating-strengthening our communities.

 Hospitals are:

  Economic Contributors

Hospitals employ more than 5 million people, making them America's second-largest source of private-sector jobs.

  Gateways to Care

We serve every type of community: urban, rural, large and small. We are constantly working to improve access to care for all patients from newborns to seniors.

  Centers of Innovation

We're bringing the latest medical innovation and technology to patients, providing highly specialized health care.

  Improving Community Health

Our mission goes beyond treating illness. We strengthen communities by working not just to mend bodies, but to make people and communities healthier.

  Committed to Quality and Safety

We're dedicated to improving patient quality and safety in every community.

 

 

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