About Hospira

Hospira is the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies. Through our broad, integrated portfolio, we are uniquely positioned to Advance Wellness™ by improving patient and caregiver safety while reducing healthcare costs. 


Through our offering of high-quality, lower-cost generic medications, we continue to help reduce the overall costs of healthcare — to improve both the affordability of care for patients and the financial strength of the global healthcare system.


By working with our device customers to integrate technologies at the point of care, we are the partner of choice for improving patient and caregiver safety, clinical outcomes, cost management, as well as caregiver efficiency and effectiveness.


Additionally, our One2One™ business is a leading provider of contract manufacturing services to proprietary pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies for formulation development, filling and finishing of injectable pharmaceuticals. 


At Hospira, we have the opportunity to Make a Difference every day by positively impacting the lives of our customers and patients and delivering value to all of our stakeholders.


As we bring our vision to life, we continue to be recognized as a leader in the healthcare industry. View a list of some of our awards and recognitions.


Origin of name:

The name "Hospira" is derived from the words hospital, spirit, inspire and the Latin word spero, which means hope. It reflects our primary market focus and expresses the hope and optimism that are critical in the healthcare industry.