ATLANTA, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Hands Safe Hands LLC (CHSH) today announced it has closed a Series A financing round with SC Johnson. The investment will be used to expand operations across the U.S. and expand the capabilities of their analytics platform to drive better patient care.
"This is a very exciting time in the journey for CHSH, made possible by the hard work of our team and our clinician partners who have helped us develop our platform," said Chris Hermann, PhD, Founder and CEO. "Our goal is to enhance our ability to improve the safety of healthcare for patients across the country."
Details of the agreement were not disclosed.
About Clean Hands Safe Hands
Clean Hands Safe Hands (CHSH) is a healthcare technology company dedicated to using technology to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. CHSH partners with hospitals to reduce hospital-acquired infections by inspiring a personal-best approach to hand hygiene. Along with voice reminders to wash hands, sensors on alcohol and soap dispensers gather data from badge reels to track handwashing scores and encourage performance improvement for clinical healthcare individuals and teams. The patented CHSH technology supports a unique systematic process that drives behavioral change and delivers value to hospitals all along the journey to HAI reduction and prevention. The comprehensive hand-hygiene solutions help hospitals improve patient care and save lives with an easy to implement process. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company began through a research consortium of the CDC, Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Research Institute. http://cleanhands-safehands.com/.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 131-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com .
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