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Article Title: US demand for disposable medical supplies anticipated to rise considerably by 2016
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Publication: Plastemart, 9/28/2012
Freedonia Study: Disposable Medical Supplies (2853)

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US demand for disposable medical supplies is forecast to increase 4.3% pa to US$46.7 bln in 2016, as per Freedonia. An expanding volume of patient care activity spurred by ageing demographic patterns, a rising incidence of diseases and disorders, and the extension of health insurance coverage by the Affordable Care Act of 2010 will promote growth. Demand for disposable medical supplies will also build upward momentum as hospitals, outpatient facilities and other health care establishments adopt stricter infection prevention safeguards to meet stronger standards. Health care cost containment pressures will remain the key moderating influence on growth in the US disposable medical supplies market.
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Article Title: Product Evaluation and Purchasing
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Publication: Infection Control Today, 10/10/2012
Freedonia Study: Disposable Medical Supplies (2853)

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Individuals who participate in the product evaluation and purchasing process within their healthcare organization are cogs in a very large wheel that moves the U.S. healthcare industry forward. According to market research from the Freedonia Group, the disposable medical supplies market is worth $38 billion and could escalate to as much as $46 billion by 2016.
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