Celebrate World Health Day! Check your Blood Pressure

Hypertension is the most important preventable cause of heart disease and stroke worldwide. – World Health Organization April 7th is World Health Day. Celebrate by staying on top of your blood pressure. Blood pressure management is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your health. High blood pressure, also referred to as hypertension, is a condition in which

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Graham-Field Introduces 10 NEW Zenith and Matrix Beds

Atlanta, Georgia, April 1, 2017: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Graham-Field Introduces 10 NEW Zenith and Matrix Beds from Basic American Medical Products® GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) is proud to introduce the Matrix4100 / 4100APS, Matrix5100 / 5100APS, Matrix6100 / 6100APS, Zenith7100 / 7100APS, and Zenith9100 / 9100APS extended care bed models. In addition to many of the patented features found

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The Kidneys: Your Body’s Filter and Regulator

We are wrapping up National Kidney Month! It’s a great time to remember just how important the kidneys are to your overall health and well-being. Among your most important body parts, the kidneys are two fist-sized organs located in your lower back. The kidneys help maintain your overall health by performing several critical functions. What Your Kidneys Do Filter the waste products

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E&J Traveler L3 Plus — Accessorizing a Plus of the Plus

The journey is every bit as important as the destination, as wise people have expressed on billboards and greeting cards. Such is certainly the case for users of standard manual wheelchairs who find daily activities difficult to perform. According to Medicare, “a lightweight wheelchair (K0003) is covered when a patient self-propels the wheelchair while engaging in frequent activities in the home

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Georgia Governor Recognizes Graham-Field for Export Excellence

Atlanta, Georgia, March 14, 2017: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Georgia Governor Recognizes GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) for Export Excellence Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), presented Graham-Field with the GLOBE (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) Award. Ken Spett, Graham-Field’s President and CEO, proudly accepted the award. “It

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Needlestick Damage Control 101: Tips for Transitioning to Safety Scalpels

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act was established in 2000 to address the exposure to bloodborne pathogens resulting from accidental sharps injuries in healthcare and other occupational settings. This act introduced an expansion of OSHA’s requirements for employers to establish programs to identify, evaluate, and implement safer devices and practices. The CDC estimates that approximately 62%-88% of these

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The Eyes Have It!

“You’ll put your eye out!” “Don’t look at the sun!” “Wear eye protection!” I think we can all agree, our eyesight is one of our most precious senses. The ability to see allows us to enjoy art, keep our balance, recognize a loved one, or simply read a book. The health of our eyes is of critical importance to our overall

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Happy New Year! First Resolution … Let’s Exercise!

When we make new year resolutions, we are seeking happiness, health, well-being, and new beginnings. First come the Holidays, followed by the end of December, then the beginning of January, and … here we go again, trying to set a goal for regular exercise, always the first resolution for a healthier beginning. Establishing the routine and finding the discipline to stick to it have always been the

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Streamline Patient Flow with Hausted® Surgical & Procedural Chairs

When we consider all the resources that must come together to treat patients efficiently in a busy emergency department or freestanding surgery center, small adjustments to patient-handling processes can revolutionize patient care. That’s why Graham-Field focuses on improving patient flow through the specialized engineering built into our Hausted® Surgical & Procedural Chairs. In an emergency department, shorter wait times are key. In an

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Making Winter Easier for People Who Have Asthma

As winter weather finally rolls in after a long, hot summer, healthcare professionals see more colds and flu too. Winter’s dry, cold air can bring about a very stressful time of year for children and adults with asthma. A simple cold virus can trigger an asthma episode because when you suffer from asthma, your lungs are already irritable and more reactive to

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