Increasing cases of HAIs (Healthcare associated infections) are driving the demand for Hospital Sterilizer Asia market. With millions of people suffering from these infections, the market for these instruments is expected to expand. In addition, increasing investments in health care infrastructure will provide a significant boost to the Hospital Sterilizer Asia market.
What are the Features of High-temperature Heat Sterilization Instruments?
Unlike other sterilization equipment, high-temperature heat sterilization instruments are microbicidal and penetrate deep into medical devices. The equipment is used for sterilizing medical materials and surgical instruments. It can destroy the protein structure of harmful bacteria. Compared to other sterilization equipment, high-temperature heat sterilization instruments are less costly and safe to use.
The high-temperature heat sterilization instruments market is expected to register the largest growth rate during the forecast period. This is due to the increasing number of surgeries and growth in R&D procedures. Moreover, the presence of major players is also expected to drive the market. Moreover, the government’s reimbursement policies are expected to have a positive impact on the market.
High-temperature heat sterilization instruments are classified into three sub-segments, including dry sterilization, steam sterilization, and moist heat sterilization. The three sub-segments are segmented by type, operating conditions, and country.
In India, solar steam sterilizers were used to sterilize medical instruments in rural hospitals. Some of the prototypes were also designed for laboratories and health centers in rural areas. Some of these prototypes were evaluated in field tests. The results were satisfactory.
In Ethiopia, the burden of communicable infectious diseases is high. The country has a large number of population and a huge number of people suffering from diseases. In order to combat the disease burden, the government has made efforts to improve the cleanliness of hospitals.
Who are the Key Players in the Asia’s Market?
Increasing healthcare expenditure, rising prevalence of hospital-acquired infections, and increased focus on quality control in the healthcare sector are the primary factors boosting the demand for hospital sterilizer equipment in the Asia Pacific region. These factors are expected to drive the hospital sterilizer equipment market over the next five years.
Hospitals & clinics segment dominated the hospital sterilizer market due to the rising number of surgical procedures performed. Moreover, the increasing number of surgical operations and hospital-acquired infections is driving the demand for sterilization equipment.
Municipal segment is expected to show a steady growth over the forecast period. The increasing number of surgical operations and the increasing focus on quality control are driving the growth of this segment. Moreover, the rising government initiatives to increase cleanliness in hospitals will drive the market in the Asia Pacific region.
Equipment segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. The increasing demand for sterilization trays is a major driver of the sterilization equipment market in the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, the increasing GDP per capita, and the rising prevalence of chronic diseases are expected to fuel the market during the forecast period.
Infection control vendors provide software services, infection control training, and training support for the medical industry. These vendors also provide services for the monitoring of facilities.
Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Affect Millions of People
Approximately half a million people are infected with healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in the United States each year. These infections are associated with an increased risk of death, and patients suffering from them experience longer hospital stays and additional medical interventions. These infections can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi.
A recent systematic review estimates that 55 to 70% of the most common infections are preventable. Most infections can be avoided with evidence-based prevention guidelines. There are several strategies to prevent HAIs, including vaccination.
In addition to hospital care, HAIs can occur in home care, rehabilitation, long-term care, and other healthcare settings. These infections are associated with the use of medical devices, such as catheters, and with contact with airborne fungal spores. Healthcare-associated infections are a major cause of death in the United States and other industrialized countries, as well as in developing nations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that health care-associated infections affect millions of people worldwide. They are one of the top 10 causes of death in the United States. In addition to high morbidity and mortality, HAIs can cause significant additional costs to healthcare institutions. These costs are often borne by patients, which can lead to additional negative perceptions of the formal health system.
The Bottom Line
Some of the key reasons driving the growth of the worldwide sterilisation equipment market include the rising number of surgical operations conducted, the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) as well as other contagious disorders, and the importance placed on food sterilisation & disinfection.
Sterilization equipment, for those who are ignorant, is necessary for the sterilisation and cleansing of different medical equipment in order to prevent the propagation of harmful bacteria.