Disposables Drive the Rise of Bioplastics in the Healthcare Industry
- Magazine Article
A healthcare-acquired infection (HAI) is commonly defined as any infection that is contracted while receiving any form of healthcare. HAIs are a seemingly unavoidable consequence of the modern healthcare system, which is designed to house and treat the most at-risk populations. Especially during times of crisis such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, surging hospital admissions raise concern that HAIs may also be on the rise.