Paul Alper
Vice President of Patient Safety Strategy at DebMed and Chairman of Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Organization

Paul has worked as a business leader, researcher, innovator and strategist in the healthcare and consumer product markets for over 30 years. During this period he has been a significant contributor to advancements in the area of hand hygiene, infection control and patient safety. During the past nine years at DebMed, he has been a leading researcher and pioneer in the electronic monitoring of hand hygiene and has over 50 publications, abstracts and conference presentations on the topic to his credit. He also holds a patent on an evidence based monitoring system with multiple patent applications pending. In September of 2015 he was elected Chairman of EHCO – The Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Organization -a not for profit (501C6 status pending application) consortium of hand hygiene technology companies.