Our Story

Our Story

Baxter touches the lives of millions of people around the world every day. Our products and therapies can be found throughout hospitals and clinics – from the ER to the OR, from the pharmacy to the ICU – as well as advancing patients’ care in their homes.  

For more than 85-years, we have been at the critical intersection of saving and sustaining lives. And now, we are determined and uniquely positioned to realize our greatest opportunity to transform global healthcare for years to come.

Committed to Saving and Sustaining Lives

Our Leadership

Our forward-looking leadership team is committed to using their expertise to help providers meet today’s healthcare challenges – better care for more patients, faster and cost-effectively.

Our Governance

We are committed to operating with the highest standards of quality, safety and performance in everything we do, and we strive to maintain a best-in-class work environment for all employees.

Our Corporate Responsibility

We are committed to doing business the right way, ensuring that we champion our employees, our communities, our customers and patients, and our environment in everything we do.

Our History

For more than 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that changed healthcare. From the first commercially produced intravenous solutions to today’s leading acute, nutritional, renal and surgical care innovations, we are committed to providing leading healthcare solutions.

Baxter employees celebrate receiving an award

Honors and Recognitions

While we're driven by our mission to save and sustain lives, we're also fostering a culture built upon being an employer of choice, an inclusive and diverse workplace and a socially responsible and sustainable business.  

We're honored to be recognized in these areas globally, nationally and locally. Some of our recent accomplishments include:

  • Forbes Best Large Employer
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index Constituent
  • Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index Constituent
  • Working Mother 100 Best Company
  • Working Mother Best Company for Dads
  • JUST Capital America's Most Just Company