Baxter International (BAX) Q3 2011 Earnings Call October 20, 2011 8:30 am ET Executives Robert L. Parkinson - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Robert J. Hombach - Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Vice President Mary Kay Ladone - Vice President of Investor Relations Analysts Robert Wisniewski - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Matthew S. Miksic - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Michael N. Weinstein - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Frederick A. Wise - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Robert A. Hopkins - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division David H. Roman - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division David R. Lewis - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Lawrence S. Keusch - Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Baxter International's Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this call is being recorded by Baxter and is copyrighted material. It cannot be recorded or rebroadcast without Baxter's permission. If you have any objections, please disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn the call over to Ms. Mary Kay Ladone, Corporate Vice President, Investor Relations of Baxter International. Ms. Ladone, you may begin. Mary Kay Ladone Thanks, Sean. Good morning, and welcome to our Q3 2011 Earnings Conference Call. Joining me today are Bob Parkinson, CEO and Chairman of Baxter International; and Bob Hombach, Chief Financial Officer. Before we get started, let me remind you that this presentation, including comments regarding our financial outlook, new product developments and regulatory matters contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, and of course, our actual results could differ materially from our current expectations. Please refer to today's press release and our SEC filings for more details concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially.