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Advanced Monitoring System Dramatically Improves Hand Washing by Health Care Workers

Hill-Rom Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution Significantly Increases Caregiver Compliance

CHICAGO, Ill., June 26, 2015 – New data from Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) shows its hand-hygiene compliance system dramatically increases hand washing among hospital staff using the system.  Analysis of more than 20 million instances of hand washing shows institutions using Hill-Rom’s Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution have achieved an average 226% improvement in compliance, with some institutions showing compliance by caregivers nearly tripled.  

Hill-Rom To Acquire Welch Allyn Creating Global Leader in Patient Care Solutions

CHICAGO and SKANEATELES FALLS, N.Y., June 17, 2015 - Two of the world's leading healthcare technology companies are joining forces to make possible the development of leading-edge solutions that will advance patient care around the world. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC) ("Hill-Rom") and privately-held Welch Allyn, Inc. ("Welch Allyn") today announced that the Board of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which Hill-Rom will acquire Welch Allyn for approximately $2.05 billion in cash and stock. The two companies have nearly two centuries of medical device innovation between them and will combine their unique strengths to develop new technologies that enhance outcomes for patients and their caregivers.  

Early Mobility Helps Critically Ill Patients Go Home Sooner

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.1

Hill-Rom Reports Second Quarter Results Ahead Of Guidance; Increases 2015 Adjusted Earnings Outlook

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.

Hill-Rom® Announces Partnership with Synergie Nederland BV

AMSTERDAM, March 31, 2015 - Hill-Rom, a worldwide provider of healthcare solutions, has announced a new partnership with Synergie Nederland BV, manufacturer of the PEARLS Air Fluidised Care System, used in the management of patients with complex and hard to heal wounds. The partnership means that for a period of five years, Hill-Rom will be the exclusive distributor of the PEARLS Air Fluidised Care System in 14 European countries covering both the rental and capital healthcare markets.