|Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. is a manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals and information technology solutions. The Company's product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings worldwide. It operates in three segments: North America, Surgical and Respiratory Care and International. Its product categories include Patient Support Systems, Non-Invasive Therapeutic Products, Medical Equipment Management and Contract Services, Patient Environment and Mobilization Solutions, Health Information Technology Solutions and Surgical Products. In February 2012, it acquired Germany-based Volker group. In July 2012, it acquired Aspen Surgical Products.