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Baxter Receives 510(k) Clearance From FDA For V-Link With VitalShield, New Antimicrobial Intravascular Technology
Date:11/9/2007

ons are estimated to be the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease, cancer, stroke, and pneumonia or influenza. The CDC estimates that nearly two million Americans a year acquire healthcare-associated infections. There are several types of healthcare-associated infections -- of these, blood stream infections are the most costly and life-threatening, resulting in an increase in mortality rate of 18 percent when compared to patients without a blood stream infection. Leading researchers have estimated that more than 400,000 blood stream infections occur each year in the U.S. alone. Healthcare-acquired blood stream infections cost an average of $34,000 in increased direct hospital costs and can increase patient length-of-stays by 23 days. Many hospitals and other healthcare facilities have developed extensive control programs to prevent the occurrence of infections. Even when clinicians in hospitals do their best to practice good hygiene techniques, the risk of pathogen contamination may still persist.

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For more than 75 years, Baxter has pioneered products designed to help reduce errors throughout the medication management process by improving the interface between technology and clinicians. For example, to help prevent accidental needle-stick injuries, Baxter introduced the industry's first "needleless" IV access system. Baxter also set a new industry standard with the introduction of its bar code technology, the first bar code for flexible, plastic IV containers that incorporates lot number and expiration date. In the coming year, Baxter plans to introduce a new integrated portfolio of infusion pumps and administration sets, designed to promote increased security and confidence in delivery of IV medications.

About Baxter

Baxter Healthcare Corporation is the principal U.S. operating subsidiary of Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:

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