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May 7, 2018
health care associated infection

Healthcare Associated Infection or nosocomial infection (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions: Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) What is a Healthcare-associated infection (HAI or HCAI)? Healthcare Associated Infection is a contraction of infection within the healthcare setting while receiving treatment for a different condition. Healthcare Associated Infection is often interchangeably used with the terms nosocomial Infection. HAI or HCAI infection is a major threat to patient safety, but easily avoidable through enhanced disinfection and patient care. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines HAI as “localized or systemic condition […]
August 12, 2017

Rise of the Machines: How Artificial Intel and Robotics Are Changing Healthcare

Rise of the Machines: How Artificial Intel and Robotics Are Changing Healthcare As many business leaders and media pundits pay lip service to what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Healthcare industry insiders have been optimistic about the great benefits on the horizon. A majority of the discussions about technology and health have, in broad strokes, centered on the IOT (internet of things), telemedicine, personalisation, and of course robotics. However, the question remains how will these tech advancements transform […]
August 10, 2017

Infection Control Numbers to Hit $22.58 Billion Globally by 2022 Say Forecasts

Infection Control Numbers to Hit $22.58 Billion Globally by 2022 Say Forecasts Citing a handful of factors – like a ballooning elderly population, rapidly rising HAIs (hospital acquired infections), a growing number of annual surgeries performed, an increase in general demand for better hygiene amongst hospital staff and the general public – market forecasts certainly spell big opportunity for external service providers. They also open a wide and welcoming door for innovation. For the most part, the infection control market […]