CHICAGO, May 20, 2015 - Hospital admissions of obese patients have tripled in the last 20 years, and bariatric patients now represent nearly 10 percent of all hospital admissions.1 Health care providers often find themselves caring for this influx of bariatric patients with equipment ill-suited to their needs. Two new additions to the Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) bariatric portfolio, the new Compella™ Bariatric Bed and the LikoGuard™ Lift system, are designed to ensure hospitals have access to advanced equipment with the flexibility to serve the bariatric patient's needs.
CHICAGO, May 19, 2015 - Data presented this week at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) annual meeting shows that patient movement (in bed and progressively sitting, standing and walking) had a major impact on recovery for patients who had experienced strokes, brain tumors and other neurologic conditions. The study from the Cleveland Clinic also found direct, indirect and total hospital costs were reduced by nearly a third for patients who were mobilized versus those who received standard care.
CHICAGO, May 5, 2015 - Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) announced financial results for its second quarter ended March 31, 2015, and increased its 2015 financial outlook. Adjusted earnings per diluted share of $0.64 increased 12 percent from $0.57 in the prior year, while reported earnings per diluted share of $0.45 increased from a loss of $0.06. Adjustments to reported earnings are detailed in the reconciliation schedules provided.
CHICAGO, May 4, 2015 - Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: HRC) invites you to listen to a management presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference on May 13, 2015, at 11:40 a.m. EDT.
CHICAGO, April 30, 2015 - Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a fiscal year 2015 third quarter dividend of $0.16 per share. This quarterly dividend represents a 5 percent increase over the amount paid a year ago. The dividend is payable on June 30, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 15, 2015.
CHICAGO, April 23, 2015 - Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., (NYSE:HRC) invites you to listen to a management presentation at the Deutsche Bank 40th Annual Health Care Conference on May 7, 2015, at 9:20 a.m. EDT.
CHICAGO, April 8, 2015 - For the first time, nurses and physicians now have a validated algorithm that takes the guesswork out of choosing a bed surface to help treat and prevent pressure ulcers. The new Evidence-and Consensus-Based Support Surface Algorithm, which was published in the Journal of Wound Ostomy Continence Nursing, provides essential support to improve pressure ulcer prevention and treatment. The benchmark work was supported by an educational grant from Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC).
CHICAGO, April 7, 2015 - Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) will hold its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings conference call and webcast from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. ET on the morning of Tuesday, May 5, 2015.