Consider the following:
- the direct cost of medication errors in the US is $21bn;
- four out of ten people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime;
- 20% of deaths are from infectious diseases;
- infection of the blood kills more people than any other medical condition.
Becton Dickinson is a US-listed company that provides solutions for these and other healthcare challenges. The group is a leading global medical technology company engaged principally in the supply of small medical devices and instrument systems.