According to a story aired on Yahoo, 4 June, from Global Newswire, the global disposable medical linen market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 6% during the period 2019-2025, the report says. “The global disposable medical linen market is majorly driven by the growing demand for safety and hygiene standards to prevent the risk of cross-contamination and infections in healthcare settings.

“Hospitals, diagnostic centres, and standalone clinics are the major end-users of disposable medical linens. The demand is growing from countries such as China, Japan, and India as these countries are witnessing a boom in commercial healthcare settings and the increasing shift in consumer behaviour toward personal hygiene.”

The report, "Disposable Medical Linen Market – Global Outlook and Forecast 2020-2025", which has been added to's portfolio, claims that the growing number of surgical procedures is also fueling market growth and says one of the main factors driving demand growth for disposable medical linen is the outbreak of Covid-19. “While maintaining personal hygiene is recommended as the best remedy to prevent the spread of the virus, healthcare practitioners are insisting on the use of disposable medical linens, which has significantly increased the demand for disposable products across the globe,” says the article.

Key questions answered in the report include:

  1. What is the growth forecast of the global disposable medical linen market size?
  2. What are the factors impacting the global hospital linen market size and growth?
  3. What are the drivers, trends, and restraints in the market?
  4. Who are the leading key players, and what are their strategies to gain market shares?
  5. What is the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the market?

The research report includes a detailed segmentation by product, end-user, distribution, and geography. The bed linen segment is expected to reach a revenue value of over $2 billion by 2025. The sale of bed linen in the US witnessed a spike of 101% in March 2020. As the reusability of blankets in hospitals increases laundry expenditures, the trend of opting for disposable medical blankets is growing. The growing number of hospital admissions has significantly increased the application of healthcare-associated accessories, especially disposable medical linen. Moreover, the hospital acquired infections (HAI), and low direct cross-contamination possibilities is another factor driving the application of medical linens.
In 2019, the disposable hospital linen market dominated with a share of over 53%. To read more click here.