Creating an environment of patient and caregiver safety
Safe patient handling is a term that refers to policies and programs that use technology and techniques to allow caregivers to safely lift and move patients without causing injury or unnecessary physical stress.
Hillrom is committed to helping you reduce caregiver injury and improve patient outcomes through the use of proven technologies and processes to support better outcomes.
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