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Hospitals Could Improve Outcomes for Patients and Save Millions According to Hill-Rom 10th Annual Pressure Ulcer Survey
Date:9/6/2007

ake a closer look at their own processes and use pressure ulcer prevention programs to improve patient outcomes."

The Hill-Rom Safe Skin(TM) Program combines deep clinical expertise with proven technologies to help caregivers take steps toward reducing pressure ulcers. Hill-Rom's wound prevention experts offer comprehensive clinical consulting and education for hospital teams. Hill-Rom has developed innovative technologies, designed to help prevent pressure ulcers such as the new Envision(TM) low air loss surface bed and TotalCare SpO2RT(R) Bed System with Next Generation Low Air Loss (LAL). These products are designed to manage the skin's microclimate by enhancing air flow next to the body, so that moisture and heat are pulled away from the patient. In addition, Hill-Rom partners with health care providers by bringing integrated solutions to the design of customized programs that address specific clinical improvement needs.

Fitzpatrick added, "We believe that the solutions to fully address the challenge of preventing adverse events will be found through partnering with companies like Hill-Rom, using our resources to augment those improvement efforts made by caregivers. Ultimately, adopting these solutions will make a difference in the lives of patients and the health care facilities' bottom line."

ABOUT HILLENBRAND INDUSTRIES, INC.

Hillenbrand Industries is organized into two operating companies serving the health care and funeral services industries.

Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, and healthcare information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the care continuum in hospitals, extended care facilities and ho
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