Hillrom Donates Medical Equipment To Highpoint Health

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11:06 AM

By Highpoint Health, news release

The equipment will help expand access to COVID-19 care.

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Highpoint Health is proud to announce it’s been selected as a recipient of Hillrom’s Critical Care and Respiratory Support Program, a program in which Hillrom is donating more than $3 million worth of medical supplies to hospitals in need. The Hillrom Critical Care and Respiratory Support Program provides medical devices well-suited for critical and intensive care environments. As one of the 25 US hospitals selected for this program, Highpoint Health will receive an estimated $150,000 in free medical equipment, including:

· two Progressa® ICU beds, including frame and surface

· one Welch Allyn Connex® vital signs monitor

· three respiratory health technologies: The Vest®, which provides high-frequency chest-wall oscillation; the MetaNeb® System, for oscillation lung-expansion therapy; and the Life2000® non-invasive ventilator

Michael Schwebler, President and CEO of Highpoint shared his thoughts, “We’re extremely grateful Highpoint Health was chosen to receive these life-saving medical supplies. Especially as we’re currently on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Hillrom’s generosity demonstrates its commitment to helping communities expand access to critical care technologies. With Hillrom facilities in our region, this gift takes on special meaning as we serve many of its employees. Thank you for being a wonderful community partner to Highpoint Health.”

To date, Hillrom has donated more than $5.5 million to assist caregivers and patients around the globe in treating communities stricken in the current pandemic.

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