TODAY | October 01, 2013
>> question and one you probably don't think you need to ask but have you washed your hands? hospitals are urging patients to ask their doctors and nurses because strict hand washing is the best way to reduce infection but hospital staff only follow the rules about 50% of the time.
>> you're the patient and you have to ask the doctor.
>> did you clean up? did you scrub up today?
>> al stands outside the men's room at nbc and says did you wash your hands.
>> it's crazy you're in a hospital. germs, people are sick. doctors and nurses are only washing their hands 50% of the time. that's not good.