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Implementation of cleaning and evaluation process for mobile patient equipment using adenosine triphosphate

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 May 2019

Sara M. Reese*
Affiliation:
Department of Quality Management, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Colorado
Bryan C. Knepper
Affiliation:
Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Jennifer Kurtz
Affiliation:
Department of Patient Safety and Quality, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
D. Christy LeQuire
Affiliation:
Department of Nursing, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Tina Van Winks
Affiliation:
Department of Nursing, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Jennifer Bonn
Affiliation:
Department of Nursing, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
Heather L. Young
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
*
Author for correspondence: Sara M. Reese, Email: Sara.reese@healthonecares.com

Abstract

We implemented a cleaning process for mobile patient equipment (MPE) and determined its success using adenosine trisphosphate (ATP) monitoring and data feedback. Following education for staff and ATP data feedback, the data suggest that the MPE cleaning program we implemented was successful.

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