Hillrom: Now a Part of Baxter

Hillrom: Now a Part of Baxter

Baxter and Hillrom are uniting to meet the challenges of a rapidly-evolving healthcare landscape. Together, we will work to enable care efficiencies, improve care outcomes and broaden access to care in the hospital, home and alternate care settings.

José  (Joe) Almeida

The acquisition of Hillrom unlocks our potential to achieve even greater impact for patients, employees, shareholders and the wide-ranging communities we serve worldwide. Uniting our talent, portfolios and capabilities creates new possibilities for leading-edge digital health innovation focused on enhancing care and increasing workflow efficiency. We’re energized by the power we can generate as a diverse global team united in our shared Mission to Save and Sustain Lives

Joe Almeida, Chairman, President and CEO

Accelerating Our Shared Vision to Transform Healthcare

Baxter's acquisition of Hillrom has formed one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, centered around a shared vision to transform healthcare. As we progress the integration, we are committed to providing continuity of care for our patients, service for our customers and a smooth transition for our employees. We invite you to visit this page regularly for updates on our integration progress.

Press Release 

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Customers & Distributors

We have exciting opportunities ahead to  bring our innovation capabilities and expertise together to help enable efficiencies across care settings and improve care outcomes in new ways. We see potential in connecting our smart devices, care communication platforms, data capabilities and more to help you deliver the best possible care for patients.

Our priority is ensuring a seamless transition for our partners. There are no immediate changes to current ordering, invoicing and payment processes, technical service, clinical support or other services. Distributor agreements also remain in place. As we work to seamlessly integrate our businesses, we expect to provide regular updates to our partners and suppliers.



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We're building on the legacy and strengths of two historically innovative and socially responsible companies that will better serve our patients, customers and communities.

The combination unites two organizations that have each been recognized for achievements in workplace diversity and corporate responsibility, and for fostering an environment that supports and encourages high performance, respect for individuals and professional growth.

Passion for serving patients and providers is at the heart of both companies’ success; it will remain essential as we set out on our journey as a combined company. 

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With our shared patient-centric cultures, Baxter and Hillrom are the ideal partners to accelerate medical innovation around the world with a goal of creating value for all of our stakeholders, including Baxter shareholders.