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Becton, Dickinson and Company, a medical technology company, develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices, instrument systems, and reagents worldwide. The company’s BD Medical segment produces medical devices, such as needles, syringes, and intravenous catheters for medication delivery; prefilled IV flush syringes; syringes and pen needles for use in the treatment of diabetes; prefillable drug delivery systems; anesthesia needles and trays; sharps disposal containers; closed-system transfer devices; and generic prefilled injectables. Its BD Diagnostics segment provides products for the collection and transportation of diagnostics specimens; and instruments and reagent systems to detect a range of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and cancers. This segment’s products include integrated systems for specimen collection; safety-engineered blood collection products and systems; automated blood and tuberculosis culturing systems; molecular testing systems; microorganism identification and drug susceptibility systems; liquid-based cytology systems; rapid diagnostic assays; microbiology laboratory automation; and plated media. The company’s BD Medical segment offers research and clinical tools, such as fluorescence-activated cell sorters and analyzers; monoclonal antibodies and kits for performing cell analysis; reagent systems for life science research; diagnostic assays; and cell culture media supplements for biopharmaceutical manufacturing. It also develops technologies that address biological analysis protocols, including library preparation of next generation sequencing and genotyping applications. The company markets its products through independent distribution channels and sales representatives to healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry, and the general public. Becton, Dickinson and Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

30,619 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/26/14
Founded in 1897

becton dickinson and co (BDX) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $930.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $144.2K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $690.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $605.7K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $516.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Becton, Dickinson and Company Enters into 364-Day Term Loan Agreement

On December 19, 2014, Becton, Dickinson and Company entered into a 364-day term loan agreement (the Term Loan Agreement), by and among BD, as borrower, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, as administrative agent (the Administrative Agent) and the lenders party thereto that provides for a $1.0 billion term loan facility (the Term Loan Facility). Proceeds of the Term Loan Facility may be used only to pay for (i) a portion of the cash consideration due in connection with BD's previously announced and currently pending acquisition of CareFusion Corporation, pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger, dated October 5, 2014, by and among BD, CareFusion and Griffin Sub Inc. and wholly owned subsidiary of BD (the Merger) and the financing transactions associated with the Merger (together with the Merger, the Transactions) and (ii) the fees and expenses associated with the Transactions.

BD Medical to Present Total Hospital Pharmacy Solutions at the 2014 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting

BD Medical is presenting its comprehensive solutions for the hospital pharmacy during the 49th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting taking place December 7-11, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County, California. Building on BD's legacy and commitment to supporting safety and efficiency in healthcare, the solutions on display at Booth #1101 demonstrate a cohesive approach to reducing the possibility of human error, protecting healthcare workers from occupational hazards, standardizing practice, streamlining workflow and increasing efficiency from medication preparation to delivery. The exhibit will provide an experiential view of BD's solutions developed to help combat against the difficult task pharmacy practice leaders face in balancing quality improvements, compounding legislations changes and drug shortages while continuing to meet cost reduction expectations. BD's experiential Booth #1101 will showcase: BD Cato Medication; Workflow Solutions; BD Diabetes Care and AutoShield Duo; BD Disposal Solutions; BD Enteral Syringe with BD UniVia, Connector; BD Medication Preparation Products; BD PhaSeal System; BD Simplist Prefilled Injectables; and Intelliport® System.

Aethon, Inc. and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Announce Collaboration to Develop Integrated Medication Management Solution

Aethon Inc. and BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announced collaboration to integrate their solutions to provide hospital pharmacies with a comprehensive intravenous medication preparation and delivery tracking solution. With a pilot project already underway, the integrated solution will combine BD's BD Cato(TM) IV Workflow product with Aethon's MedEx medication delivery tracking system. BD Cato(TM) Medication Workflow Solutions is an automated pharmacy workflow system intended to drive efficiency and cost reduction while simultaneously elevating the standard of IV compounding in the cleanroom. The software is designed to minimize the probability of dose and drug errors by intercepting them in real time, while streamlining the workflow through standardization of processes including order review, inventory picking and dose preparation. The system optimizes utilization of new and partial drug vials as well as returned admixtures to reduce drug waste. Throughout the preparation process, data is captured and stored to automate documentation and enable analysis to improve productivity and accurate billing of medications. A robust portfolio of interfaces enable integration with pharmacy IT systems, inventory management software and billing systems to provide seamless order importing, dose queue management and inventory tracking within the preparation environment, thereby improving safety and efficiency.


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