Ethics & Compliance

Hill-Rom

At Hillrom 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. 

Hillrom has created and implemented a comprehensive corporate compliance program designed to help maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The Hillrom 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 Hillrom Global Code of Conduct. Our Global Code of Conduct and other relevant policies and procedures apply to everyone who conducts business for Hillrom and its operating companies.

Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (English)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (Chinese)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (French)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (German)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (Italian)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (Japanese)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (Spanish)
Download Hillrom Code of Conduct (Swedish)

Global Anti-Corruption Policy 

Hillrom 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 Hillrom and its operating companies’ suppliers, distributors and other partners globally.  

Download Hillrom Global Anti-Corruption Policy (English)
Download Hillrom Global Anti-Corruption Policy (Chinese)
Download Hillrom Global Anti-Corruption Policy (French)
Download Hillrom Global Anti-Corruption Policy (Geman)
Download Hillrom Global Anti-Corruption Policy (Italian)
Download Hillrom Global Anti-Corruption Policy (Spanish)

Download Summary of ABAC Policy

Global Third Party Code of Conduct

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

Download Global Third Party Code of Conduct (English)

Quality Policy

At Hillrom, 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 Hillrom 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 Hillrom – from the factory floor to the executive suite.

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Download Hillrom Quality Policy (Dutch)
Download Hillrom Quality Policy (French)
Download Hillrom Quality Policy (German)
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Download Hillrom Quality Policy (Portuguese)
Download Hillrom Quality Policy (Spanish)
Download Hillrom Quality Policy (Swedish)

Disclosure Statements – Slavery and Human Trafficking

Hillrom is committed to ensuring that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in our supply chains or any part of our operations. Our commitment to human rights is outlined in our Global Code of Conduct and Global Third Party Code of Conduct and is reinforced through internal accountability mechanisms.

Download Modern Slavery Act Disclosure Statement for Hillrom Limited
Download Modern Slavery Act Board Resolution for Hillrom Limited
Download Modern Slavery Act Disclosure Statement for Hillrom UK (Holdings) Ltd.
Download Modern Slavery Act Board Resolution for Hillrom UK (Holdings) Ltd.

Tax Strategy

Hillrom takes its responsibility as a company, employer and taxpayer seriously in all of the territories in which it operates. The tax strategy detailed below is followed by the UK entities in relation to UK tax to ensure that we follow the Hillrom values and that we are in compliance with UK tax laws.

Download Tax Strategy Hillrom UK (English)

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations

Hillrom is committed to meeting the requirements of the European Union (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2014. These Regulations require producers of electrical and electronic equipment to finance the takeback, for reuse or recycling, of WEEE resulting from products that we placed on the Irish market. In line with that commitment Hillrom will take back WEEE from you.

 For product that we placed on the market after August 13th, 2005 you do not need to make a new purchase from us to avail of the offer. However, for product that was placed on the market before August 13th, 2005 we are only obliged take it back when you make a purchase from us of  a similar type of product.

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 the following method 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.