Uniting to Save and Sustain Lives

Driven by Our Purpose, Destined to Transform

Everything we do converges at the critical intersection where products that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare professionals and caregivers who make it all happen. Now, we support more patients through every point of their journey, with a broad set of solutions that empowers healthcare professionals to deliver smarter, more personalized care. Together, we are transforming healthcare with bold innovations that will help us realize our shared promise to improve care for all.

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Our Perspectives

A Journey to Home Care While Waiting for a Transplant

Amber went to see her doctor for what she thought was a prolonged stomach virus but quickly learned instead that her kidneys had failed and she required dialysis. Her unplanned start put her in a position of initiating dialysis without the benefit of therapy education about her choices and related lifestyle options. She learned to define her kidney journey with the help of her community, by asking questions and proactively managing her path to transplant.

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Our Perspectives

Seeking Answers: Finding Hope

Jake—a teenager with an interest in football and a goal of going to medical school—is forging a new path toward a bright future after a prolonged battle with an illness that was challenging to diagnose and led to some worrying health situations.

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Our Perspectives

Premixed Medications During Hospital Labor Shortages

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals around the globe are experiencing significant labor shortages, particularly in the hospital pharmacy and among nursing staff.1,2 With individual healthcare providers managing higher workloads, hospitals are relying more on products like premixed medications that help save time, increase efficiency and support patient safety.

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Our Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients During COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to present challenges and risk to kidney patients, who are immunosuppressed and often also have comorbidities. Fortunately, there are strategies that help minimize risk and exposure for these vulnerable children and adults.

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Five Benefits of Device Connectivity

Connectivity between medical devices and across care settings efficiently provides valuable information to help clinicians and caregivers deliver more personalized care and support improved patient outcomes.

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Responding to Global Water Challenges

We believe access to clean water is a basic human right. Baxter works with nonprofit organizations worldwide to support community water projects, implements conservation and efficiency programs at our manufacturing facilities and prioritizes strategic water management planning in our 2030 Corporate Responsiblity Commitment.

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News December 01, 2022

Baxter Introduces ExactaMix Pro, Next-Generation Automated Nutrition Compounder, at ASHP Meeting

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a global innovator in kidney care, advanced scientific exchange with 14 new data presentations about the role innovation plays in increasing access to and quality of home dialysis and expanded hemodialysis (HDx) care at Kidney Week 2022, Nov. 3-6, Orlando, Florida.

Hillrom: Now a Part of Baxter May 24, 2022

Hillrom integration expands the possibilities for innovating to enable care efficiencies, improve care outcomes and broaden access across care settings.

Fighting Racial Injustice May 24, 2022

Advancing inclusion and racial justice within the workplace and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Healthcare Professionals and Patients

We are committed to supporting patients and healthcare professionals with innovations that are driven by compassion for their journeys, a passion to improve care and the ambition to transform the future of healthcare.

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For Patients

You are our passion. Your stories inspire us to work harder at bringing innovations that can make your experience easier, speed recovery and enable the best possible quality of life.

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Bringing our Purpose to Life

Our mission to save and sustain lives is reflected in our business priorities and our commitment to be an agent of change at a global level. This means doing what is right for our planet, our patients and customers, our teams and our communities. We put this commitment into action through high-impact philanthropy, diversity, equity and inclusion, nurturing partnerships with the healthcare community and striving for the highest standards of corporate responsibility.