Founded in 1971, Cardinal Health is a manufacturer and distributor of medical and surgical supplies and technologies. The company has annual revenues of more than $85 billion. It serves hospitals, medical centers, retail pharmacies, clinics, physicians and pharmacists in over five continents. The company offers respiratory equipment and medication infusion and dispensing products. A public company, Cardinal Health employs over 40,000 people. The company provides Pyxis automated dispensing and patient identification systems and Alaris IV pumps. It offers respiratory care products under the VIASYS brand. In addition, the company provides the MedMined services, which feature clinical education and support. It offers surgical masks, drapes and gowns, as well as fluid suction and glove products. The company provides marketing, franchising and Internet-based solutions. Cardinal Health manages the Cardinal Health Foundation.