As you make your way over the hill and beyond, Joerns Healthcare may take on greater importance to you. The company manufactures beds, furnishings, repositioning equipment, and wound management products for the long-term care industry, including hospitals and nursing homes. Joerns sells and rents it products and offers design and equipment services throughout the US. Canada, the UK (through its Oxford division), and the Netherlands. It also has partners in Australia, Germany, New Zealand, and Norway and manufacturing sites in China, Mexico, Taiwan, the UK, the US, and Vietnam. Originally founded as Joerns Brothers Furniture in 1889, the company adopted its current name in 1983.