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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Graham-Field to manufacture Simmons support surfaces

December 17, 2012HME News Staff

ATLANTA, Ga. - GF Health Products (Graham-Field) has been awarded an exclusive licensing agreement to manufacture Simmons therapeutic support surfaces, according to a press release. Per the agreement, GF will manufacture products like powered air and foam mattresses, and standard foam and gel/foam overlays. The products will be distributed to a number of markets, including home health and hospice. “We believe that the combination of Graham-Field's experience in the industry together with the...

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Bath safety: 'huge' growth, more to come

November 26, 2012John Andrews

Israel Gamburd, president of Los Angeles-based Gamburd Independent Living Solutions, sums up the state of the bath safety market this way: “The past year has been huge. It has reached a point where I have almost had to turn down business.”Of course, not everyone is experiencing a level of growth where refusing customers is an option, but Gamburd's experience may serve as an indicator that demand for bath safety products is exploding and that there is plenty of opportunity for HME providers...

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In brief: Convaid gives back

October 24, 2012HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid has launched a community outreach program, it announced Oct. 2. As part of the program, Convaid will collect charitable donations and reach out to end-users without adequate insurance coverage, non-profits and schools with special education programs, according to a press release. “We recently got a big push to get this program up and running from our online community,” stated Convaid President Chris Braun. “They have shared their stories with usÖabout...

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