As you make your way over the hill and beyond, Joerns Healthcare (formerly Joerns RecoverCare) may take on greater importance to you. The company manufactures and rents beds, furnishings, repositioning equipment, and wound management products for the long-term care industry, including hospitals and nursing homes. Some of its brands include the Dolphin line of advanced therapeutic surfaces, the P.R.O. line of hybrid surfaces, and the UltraCare brand of health care bed frames. Joerns sells and rents its products and offers design and equipment services throughout North America and Europe. The firm was founded as Joerns Brothers Furniture in 1889. It merged with RecoverCare in 2016.