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Q418/FY18 Infection Prevention: Vascular Access Adjunct Products

Posted by Susan Paquette on 4/3/19 11:25 AM

Q418 Infection PreventionFY18 showed solid gains in all segments, up +5.7% YoY, as antimicrobial devices take the lead.

Prevention of HAIs continues to drive measures and practices to reduce Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) and create demand for products that can aid in addressing these issues. Progress is being made and updated new patient safety data continues to show a downward trend in the annual number of hospital-acquired conditions. According to new analysis from AJRQ, hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) dropped 13% from 2014 to 2017. However, the number of SSIs did not change over the 3 years while CLABSI’s reported an estimated -6% decline from 2014 to 2017 (preliminary data).

Among the many topics covered in the Q418/FY18 Infection Prevention Market Recap are:

  • FYI8 Infection Prevention Market Highlights
  • Detailed Market Overview

  • Dressings: Securement and Stabilization of VA Devices
  • Antimicrobial Devices

  • Antimicrobial IV Skin Preps

  • Mechanical Securement Devices

  • Other Q418 Infection Prevention News

Looking forward, the 2019 top trends in hand hygiene will encompass less direct observation, more reliance on actionable data and real-time interventions that change clinical behavior. Hand hygiene remains the foundation for preventing HAIs nationwide. In 2018, The Joint Commission (TJC) began scrutinizing hand hygiene more closely stating a facility is required to implement and maintain a hand hygiene program and will be cited for a deficiency.

According to BioMedGPS' SmartTRAK Financial Dashboard, the Q418 US VA Adjunct Products market saw a solid increase of +6.4% for the four segments: Dressings, Antimicrobial Devices, Antimicrobial IV Skin Preps and Mechanical Securement Devices. In Q418, Antimicrobial Devices led the way with...

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