Developing A Novel Low-Cost RFID System for Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance among Healthcare Workers in an ICU: Methodology

The aim of this study is to increase hand sanitizer usage among healthcare workers by developing and implementing a low-cost intervention using RFID and wireless mesh networks to provide real-time alarms for increasing hand hygiene compliance during opportune moments in an open layout Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A wireless, RFID based system was developed and implemented in the ICU.