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BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER 111 DALLAS STREET SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205 March 1, 2012
VIOLATION: ALCOHOL BASED HAND RUBS Tag No: K0211
Based on observations during the survey walk, the facility failed to provide an adequate installation of alcohol based hand rubs.

Building #1 survey walk, the inspectors observed that there were alcohol based hand rubs over electrical outlets or switches in the Recovery Area, beds 7 & 10.
VIOLATION: ALCOHOL BASED HAND RUBS Tag No: K0211
Based on observations during the survey walk, the facility failed to provide an adequate installation of alcohol based hand rubs.

Building #2 survey walk, the inspectors observed the alcohol based hand rubs were within 6 inches of an electrical outlet or switch at:
1. 2nd floor lactation consult room;
2. 2nd floor meds room for post partum;
3. 2nd floor environmental services;
4. 1st floor clean utility in PACU;
5. 1st floor MRI control room;
VIOLATION: ALCOHOL BASED HAND RUBS Tag No: K0211
Based on observations during the survey walk, the facility failed to provide an adequate installation of alcohol based hand rubs.

Building #5 survey walk, the inspectors that there was an alcohol based hand rub in the SPD area that was less than 6 inches laterally from an electrical outlet or switch.