Baxter Reports First-Quarter 2020 Results

Business Wire – April 30, 2020

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leading global medical products company, today reported results for the first quarter of 2020.

“Baxter’s medically essential portfolio puts us on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our deepest gratitude goes to the healthcare providers and first responders battling the spread and impact of COVID-19. Thanks as well to Baxter’s 50,000 employees, whose tireless efforts are making a meaningful difference for patients around the world,” said José (Joe) E. Almeida, chairman and chief executive officer. “In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw significant increases in demand for several products, particularly in the latter part of the first quarter. While the pandemic poses continued challenges, our ongoing transformation has strengthened our ability to respond to this global healthcare crisis while advancing our strategic priorities in line with our Mission to Save and Sustain Lives.”

Baxter continues to achieve notable strategic milestones in pursuit of its Mission for patients. Among recent highlights, the company:

Acquired toSense, a California-based technology company focused on developing sensors and software for broad applications in non-invasive patient monitoring. toSense brings technology and expertise that is expected to be instrumental in Baxter’s development and launch of leading-edge monitoring innovations.