SOURCE: Business Review Australia

Business Review Australia

April 28, 2011 19:37 ET

Baxter Healthcare: Saving Lives Through Innovation in Business Review Australia

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - Business Review Australia takes a look at Baxter Healthcare. Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd has maintained a presence in Australia and New Zealand for over 45 years. Baxter ANZ (Australia & New Zealand), develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain lives. From haemophilia, immune disorders and infectious diseases to kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions, Baxter has the medical supplies market cornered.

Baxter ANZ's manufacturing facility in Western Sydney is the largest of its kind in Australia and New Zealand, and the only producer of sterile fluids in Australia, producing over 45 million units per year. Baxter ANZ produces an extensive array of medical products, including: intravenous solutions; peritoneal dialysis solutions; irrigation fluids; pharmacy based medications and hospital specific codes. Baxter 's drive to innovate helped them create several industry 'firsts,' including the first manufactured IV solution, blood storage system, commercial artificial kidney, needleless IV system, haemophilia clotting factor, and the first portable dialysis therapy.

To learn more about Baxter Healthcare, read the full article here.

About Baxter Healthcare

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. Baxter had 2010 sales of $12.8 billion and has approximately 47,600 employees.

About Business Review Australia

Business Review Australia is a leading digital media source of news and content for C-level executives focused on business and industry-specific news throughout Australia. Business Review Australia is the territory-dedicated arm of the White Digital Media Group. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Glen White, White Digital Media retains a diversified portfolio of websites, magazines, daily news feeds and weekly e-newsletters that leverage technology to innovatively deliver high-quality content, analytical data, and industry news. For more information, contact 1-760-827-7800 or visit http://www.businessreviewaustralia.com/.

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