Skip to Content

Tag: Graham-Field


Also Noted

Ken Spett named to District Export Council 

February 8, 2022HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Ken Spett, CEO of Graham-Field, has been appointed by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce to the District Export Council for a four-year term. The department established the council in 1974 to support the expansion of export communities for U.S. companies. Council members are a part of a select corps of trade experts dedicated to providing international trade leadership and guidance to the local business community and assisting the department on export development issues....

District Export Council, Graham-Field, Ken Spett


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Vendors

Supply chain constraints: ‘It’s going to get worse,' says Graham-Field CEO

January 7, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA – Even though it manufactures most of its products in the U.S., GF Health Products still imports certain components, not to mention about 1,000 containers of products a year, meaning it, too, has felt the sting of supply chain constraints, says Ken Spett.  “Our logistics people – we never paid too much attention to them,” said Spett, president and CEO. “Now we’re in meetings with the logistics people every day.”  Here’s what...

Graham-Field, Home Medical Equipment, Ken Spett, supply chain constraints


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Graham-Field wins award

Also Noted

Graham-Field wins award

March 30, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Graham-Field has won Medium Manufacturer of the Year Award in the 10th Annual Movers & Makers Awards by Partnership Gwinnett. Partnership Gwinnett, in collaboration with Gwinnett Technical College, announced the winners of the awards in March during a ceremony at Infinite Energy Forum. “Graham-Field is very proud of the hard work invested in our manufacturing facility in Gwinnett County,” said Ken Spett, CEO of GF Health Products. “Our responsibility is to provide...

Award, GF Health, Graham-Field, Manufacturing


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Graham-Field celebrates $10M facility

December 18, 2018HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products joined 150 guests and state dignitaries in December to celebrate the grand opening of its new global headquarters at One Graham-Field Way in Atlanta. The 7.45-acre facility, which stretches across two counties in the Atlanta metro area, unites the company's corporate headquarters, customer showroom and regional distribution center. It also serves as the company's manufacturing hub for therapeutic support surface and specialty seating products. “With the 10-month...

Corporate Headquarters, Graham-Field


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

In brief: Senate letter approaches deadline, Brightree beefs up resupply management solution

July 7, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - HME stakeholders have until Tuesday, July 11, to collect signatures for a letter from Sens. John Thune, R-S.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., asking HHS Secretary Tom Price to use his regulatory authority to provide relief from competitive bidding in rural areas. At press time on Friday, 14 senators had signed the letter. A similar letter in the House of Representatives drew 154 signatures. As proof that the letters have an impact, CMS announced June 23 that it would no longer apply bid-related...

Airway Oxygen, AllCall Connect, Brightree, Circadiance, Graham-Field, Ottobock, Pediatric Home Service


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Graham-Field uses grant to increase exposure

July 6, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Graham-Field has received a $5,000 grant and been named a semi-finalist in the Atlanta Metro Export Challenge, a competition sponsored by JPMorgan Chase, UPS and Partnership Gwinnett. Twenty-eight companies were selected as semi-finalists and each receives a grant to apply toward expenses related to building capacity and activities, according to a press release. “It is an honor to be a winner of the annual Atlanta Metro Export Challenge”, said Ken Spett, president & CEO. “The...

Graham-Field


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Business Development

Bath safety reliable for retail growth

December 1, 2014John Andrews

The shrinking HME piece of the Medicare pie requires providers to re-engineer their business models to continue serving the marketplace and they are increasingly looking at retail as a viable option. Key to that retail strategy is bath safety and, on a larger scale, home accessibility.By furnishing products and services that equip residences with bath safety products, aids to daily living, mobility and various accessibility options, HME providers can serve the lucrative baby boomer demographic as...

Bath Safety, Carex, Clarke Health Care Products, Derek Lampert, Drive Medical, Graham-Field, Jeff Swain, Larry de la Haba, Wade Lawrence


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Business Development

Vendors make more room for bariatrics

February 21, 2014John Andrews

For the HME industry, sales potential in bariatrics is as strong and durable as the products in the category. In fact, manufacturers report that their bariatric business continues to grow in tandem with the nation's waistlines.Statistics indicate that the U.S. obesity epidemic shows no sign of slowing down. 27.2% of the population was identified as being obese in 2013—a rate of growth that is on a pace to surpass all average obesity rates since they were first tracked in 2008, said Pat O'Brien,...

Bariatrics, Drive Medical, Golden Technologies, Graham-Field


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Graham-Field buys Hausted

June 7, 2013HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Graham-Field (GF) Health Products, a manufacturer of home health products, has completed the acquisition of Hausted, a manufacturer of patient handling equipment, including stretchers and chairs, according to a press release. GF is currently a supply partner to Hausted for steel components. Upon completion of the transaction, GF will relocate the Hausted manufacturing and processing facilities to its expanded Fond du Lac, Wis.-based steel fabrication facility, and its Doraville, Ga.-based...

DME, Fond du Lac, Graham-Field, Hausted, HME


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

In brief: CMS flaunts fraud savings, GF makes buy

June 7, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS says its anti-fraud efforts in 2011 and 2012 have recovered more than $14.9 billion in healthcare fraud judgments, settlements and administrative impositions, according to a press release. A big reason for the agency's success: new fraud-fighting powers and tools in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since March 2011, when the ACA was signed into law, the agency has revoked the ability of 14,663 providers to bill the Medicare program, compared with 6,307 revocations in the two years...

Affordable Care Act, CMS, DME, Fraud, Graham-Field, Hausted, HME, Medicare


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon