Color: Helping Define Healthcare Products and Environments

Ask anyone their favorite color and you’ll get a hundred different answers. Color is one of the most subjective topics the world over. Color can make someone happy, reflective, and even calm someone down. Color can make a statement about who you are, how you’re feeling, and what you want to say. Colors can speak louder than words. At GF

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AMERICAN MADE — First and Always

While many bemoan the loss of American manufacturing to overseas outsourcing, many companies here in America have been steadily increasing not only the number of products manufactured in the USA, but have greatly expanded their domestic production capacity. According to the Institute of Supply Management, the Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) was at 57% for the month of June 2017, signaling

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What is Chronic Pain? … And How Should I Treat It?

What is Chronic Pain? According to the American Chronic Pain Association, Chronic Pain can be described as ongoing or recurrent pain, lasting beyond the usual course of acute illness or injury.¹ Approximately 76.2 million Americans have suffered from pain that lasts longer than 24 hours. Unfortunately, a notable risk factor for the development of chronic pain is age. A study

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Graham-Field Selected as a 2017 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Semi-Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Jacqueline Greenfield GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) 1-770-368-4700 jgreenfield@grahamfield.com Graham-Field Selected as a 2017 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Semi-Finalist Graham-Field Receives $5,000 Grant to Grow Exports ATLANTA – June 26, 2017 GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) is a recipient of a $5,000 grant and a semi-finalist in the annual Atlanta Metro Export Challenge (Atlanta MEC), a

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Medical Tourism — The Globetrotting Patient

What is Medical Tourism? Medical Tourism is the movement of persons across international borders seeking medical, dental, or surgical care. Growing globalization has been one of the main igniters of medical tourism. Increasingly sophisticated technology in developing nations, combined with low air fare, makes international travel for medical attention not only possible but an attractive option. Why are people traveling, and where

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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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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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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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Graham-Field Celebrates the Mighty Pediatric Nurse

It takes a special kind of person to be a pediatric nurse! Specializing in pediatrics requires patience, devotion, and passion, all of which play a vital role in caring for children from infancy through the late teen years. Nurses with a calling to this field go through advanced training to able to understand the needs of a child and communicate effectively

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