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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It’s National Bath Safety Month — How Safe is YOUR Bathroom?

Protect your loved ones from the most dangerous room in your house, the bathroom. Wait, what? Yes, the bathroom is the most dangerous room in a home. None of us want to be identified as just another statistic, but that’s what can happen if you are not careful in the bathroom. January is National Bath Safety Month to help draw

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Graham-Field Welcomes Congressman Glenn Grothman

Atlanta, Georgia, January 3, 2017, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Graham-Field® Welcomes Congressman Glenn Grothman On December 20, 2016, GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”), Fond du Lac Manufacturing welcomed Congressman Glenn Grothman of Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District. The Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, Kurt Hellman, conducted a brief plant tour to highlight the facility’s product lines and plant capabilities. Following the tour, Mr.

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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 Commitment to Quality Earns ISO 13485 Certification

GF Health Products, Inc. (“Graham-Field”) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical products in the healthcare industry. Graham-Field offers a wide array of more than 50,000 items used in hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, and for those being looked after at home. That’s why Graham-Field is proud to announce that the company has been assessed and certified by SGS (a third-party

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Aging with Grace: There’s No Shame in Asking for a Hand

It’s a simple fact of aging gracefully.  While we all want to live healthy and fulfilling lives, with age we lose some of our reflexes, balance and the ability to recover quickly from an injury.  Part of living independently as we get older comes with getting more comfortable in asking for a hand from time to time. Don’t worry –

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AHCA/NCAL 67th Annual Convention & Expo: October 16-19, 2016

Basic American Medical Products® is pleased to present its newest extended care products and services at the AHCA/NCAL 67th Annual Convention & Expo that will be held in Nashville, TN from October 16-19, 2016.  Our territory manager, Rick Bailey, will be there to answer any questions you may have. AHCA/NCAL 67th Annual Convention & Expo: October 16-19, 2016 Great entertainment. Friendly people and unforgettable experiences.

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Graham-Field’s Commitment: Taking Care of Our Nation’s Veterans

Political debates, government reform conversations. With everything going on during the past several months, America has been forced to take a long, hard look at how we care for our veterans — and it looks ugly. As a country, we have struggled for years to address the injuries and challenges that face our veterans. And while we have read that Democrats and

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DME Providers: We Support Your Labor of Love

As we navigate the third quarter of the year, the HME industry continues to be battered by programs and policies set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  We’re all drowning in not just Competitive Bidding, but also in swelling numbers of audits. Unending audits continue to put a financial strain on many home medical equipment providers and make it very difficult for

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Virginia Health Care Association 2016 Convention & Trade Show: September 12, 2016

Basic American Medical Products® is pleased to present its newest extended care products and services at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia on September 12.  Our territory manager, Rick Bailey, will be there to answer any questions you may have. Virginia Health Care Association 2016 Convention & Trade Show: September 12, 2016 The VHCA-VCAL Annual Convention and Trade Show draws hundreds of long term

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