Digital bracelet helps monitor hospital hand hygiene

30th of August 2012
Digital bracelet helps monitor hospital hand hygiene

A system has been developed by Israeli startup company Hyginex to help reduce the risk of cross contamination around hospitals and other healthcare sites. Digtial bracelets work alongside sensor-embedded soap dispensers to detect if the user has washed their hands properly.

The non-intrusive bracelet has a tiny red LED light to also remind the medical practitioner to wash their hands between patients.

The technology works via a wireless connection and the hygiene regime is tracked and passed on to hospital managers.

Efrat Raichman founded Hyginex in 2008 after her uncle contracted an infection in a hospital and passed away.

www.hyginex.com

 

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