BD, a global manufacturer of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products, will acquire CareFusion for $12.2 billion in a deal announced on October 5.
San Diego-based CareFusion generated $417 million in net income on $3.84 billion in revenue during fiscal 2014, which ended on June 30. Its products include the Alaris IV pumps and safety software, Pyxis automated medication dispensing systems and bar code systems for patient identification, MedMined infection surveillance system, and AVEA critical care ventilators. The company also sells a variety of patient monitors, supply chain management systems, and medical supplies such as surgical instruments and skin cleansers.
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