Our Work

Our science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and pharmaceuticals are addressing important health needs of people in more than 150 countries. Our diversity—of expertise, technology and geography—provides perspective that enables us to have enduring impact on the lives of millions of people across regions and cultures.


Abbott has four core businesses—all focused on advancing innovations that provide better options and outcomes for people in their pursuit of healthy lives.

DIAGNOSTICS: PIONEERING MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS

Our innovative instrument systems and tests help monitor a range of health conditions with speed, accuracy and efficiency. From automated immunodiagnostics systems and blood analyzers to sophisticated molecular diagnostics and point-of-care devices, our technologies provide health care professionals with information they need to make the best treatment decisions.

DEVICES: BETTER OPTIONS AND IMPROVED OUTCOMES

Less-invasive solutions for vascular procedures; fast, accurate blood glucose meters; and advanced laser-vision correction technologies—our advanced medical device technologies are designed to enable people to return to their everyday lives faster and healthier.

NUTRITION: WORLDWIDE LEADER IN NUTRITION

We offer science-based nutrition products for every stage of life - from infant and pediatric to adult healthy living and therapeutic nutrition. Our products include leading consumer brands like Similac, Ensure, Glucerna, PediaSure, EAS and ZonePerfect - as well as specialty products that help meet the nutritional needs of people with a variety of health conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, kidney disease and osteoporosis.

PHARMACEUTICALS: LOCALIZED INNOVATION

We offer high-quality, affordable and trusted branded generic medicines to help treat some of the most pervasive and persistent health conditions around the world. Through packaging enhancements, new formulations and innovative delivery methods, we tailor our offerings to address regional health needs and provide access to some of the most trusted and proven medicines to those who need them most.


MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN LIFE

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN LIFE

Good citizenship is embodied in our business. Our work to improve health inspires us to advance innovative programs that build relationships, strengthen communities and provide lasting impact. To that end, we focus on four priorities:

  • Innovating for the future

  • Enhancing access to health care

  • Supporting patients and consumers

  • Safeguarding the environment

A PLACE TO GROW AND LEARN

A PLACE TO GROW AND LEARN

Our employees are driven to make a difference. Through generations, they’ve shaped a company committed to creating enduring impact for the people we serve. For its part, Abbott strives to create an environment in which employees can realize their full potential—through professional development programs; outstanding health care benefits, convenience and wellness services; and award-winning work-life programs. As a result, we’ve earned distinctions for creating a workplace that helps us keep the best and brightest talent we can find.