Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019, Hand hygiene compliance, 2019

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Hand hygiene staff compliance
METeOR identifier:717645
Registration status:Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 24/07/2019
Description:

This indicator measures the compliance rate (as a percentage) of correct hand hygiene by hospital staff.

Indicator set:Service Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2019 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/01/2020

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

Data is collected in accordance with the Hand Hygiene Australia, Hand Hygiene Manual.

Numerator: number of times hand hygiene was performed correctly at the correct time.
Denominator: number of hand hygiene opportunities that were observed.

Computation:

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of times hand hygiene was performed correctly at the correct time

Denominator:

Number of hand hygiene opportunities that were observed

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:

NN[N]