Ethics & Compliance

Hill-Rom

At Hill-Rom we are committed to adhering to the highest compliance and ethical standards.

Compliance is an essential part of who we are and how we do business and we take pride in that. We believe good compliance is simply good business. 

Hill-Rom has created and implemented a comprehensive corporate compliance program designed to help maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The Hill-Rom Chief Compliance Officer and Global Compliance Office provide employees with clear guidance, education, and training, so they can appropriately navigate in today's increasingly complex health care environment.

Global Code of Conduct 

These standards are detailed in the Hill-Rom Global Code of Conduct. Our Global Code of Conduct and other relevant policies and procedures apply to everyone who conducts business for Hill-Rom and its operating companies.

Download Hill-Rom Global Code of Conduct

Global Third Party Code of Conduct

The Global Third Party Code of Conduct sets forth Hill‑Rom’s requirements for distributors, suppliers, business partners, and other third parties registering, promoting, selling, or supplying Hill‑Rom products or otherwise interacting with government officials or health care providers on our behalf (“Third Parties”). Third parties are responsible for adhering to Hill-Rom’s Global Third Party Code of Conduct.

Download Global Third Party Code of Conduct

Interaction with Health Care Providers

Hill-Rom has a policy on Interactions with Health Care Providers which provides specific guidance to our employees on acceptable practices for marketing to, and interacting with, health care providers. Hill-Rom policy is consistent with the provisions of the voluntary AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals, published by the Advanced Medical Technology Association ("AdvaMed"). 

Visit AdvaMed’s website

Global Anti-Corruption Policy 

Hill-Rom policy is to conduct all of its operations and activities in compliance with the applicable anti-corruption laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").  Our Global Anti-Corruption Policy applies to all of Hill-Rom and its operating companies’ suppliers, distributors and other partners globally.  

Download Hill-Rom Global Anti-Corruption Policy
  

Download Summary of ABAC Policy

Conflict Minerals Policy 

The Company has filed a Conflict Minerals Report, which appears as Exhibit 1.01 hereto and is publicly available at http://www.hill-rom.com.

Download Hill-Rom Conflict Minerals Report

Quality Policy

At Hill-Rom, the issue of quality is larger than a program and it's more than a process – It's the promise we make every day to our customers. Quality Matters in all we do. Keeping this promise means Hill-Rom takes responsibility for being the company people count on to make things right. That translates to zero tolerance for products and services that don't meet our standards and 100 percent engagement from the employees of Hill-Rom – from the factory floor to the executive suite.

Download Hill-Rom Quality Policy

Ask a Question/Raise a Compliance Concern

  • Compliance Helpline – The Compliance Helpline is a tool through which individuals may report concerns of real or potential misconduct.  It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with translators on staff, if necessary.  Where allowed by local law, you may choose to make an anonymous report.  All information received through the Compliance Helpline will be kept confidential to the extent possible and permitted by law. 

    You may use either of the following two methods to submit a report to the Compliance Helpline:

Answering compliance questions and concerns is a top priority and we take these inquiries very seriously.  The company will promptly investigate the matter and, where appropriate, take disciplinary action and implement measures to correct and prevent similar conduct.

Disclosures

Click the following link to download information on efforts to comply with the California Health & Safety Code 119400 – 119402:  Hill-Rom Compliance Program (116k PDF)

Click the following link to view information on efforts to comply with the California Transparency in Supply Chain Disclosure: California Transparency in Supply Chain Disclosure

 

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