Protecting Lives. Preventing Costs.

HanGenix™ is a digital healthcare solutions company with a simple, effective ultrasound-based monitoring system, designed to improve hand hygiene compliance that delivers accurate, robust and insightful data through real-time feedback prior to patient contact.


To transform the means by which healthcare providers prevent HAIs through the use of technology in order to save lives and avoid unnecessary healthcare costs.


To be the leader and catalyst for transformational behavior change in hand hygiene compliance by bringing to market a technology solution, which enables accurate, verifiable, and sustainable compliance rates exceeding 90%.


The HanGenix™ System originated at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in response to their significant challenges with hand hygiene compliance. Ron Newbower, PhD, Harvard faculty member and strategic advisor, and Mike Dempsey, MIT faculty member and entrepreneur in residence with the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT), developed the ultrasound-based technology after recognizing the limitations of other technologies for hand hygiene monitoring.