|US and EU5 Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution Market, Forecast to 2023|
|Setting a Foundation for Smart Hospitals with Hand Hygiene Compliance and Monitoring Solutions|
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) or infections acquired in health-care settings are the most frequent adverse events in healthcare delivery worldwide. Hundreds of millions of patients are affected by health care-associated infections worldwide each year, leading to significant mortality and financial losses for healthcare systems.
Hand hygiene is the number one line of defense when it comes to controlling the spread of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) and infectious disease. CDC estimates approximately 1 in 31 hospital patients suffer HAI. Rising antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance makes it even more critical to identify and implement a solution to control the spread of infections within healthcare settings.
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