BH MEDWEAR NEWS > Hospital Supplies
1/30/2012 4:22:23 PM
Dr. Oz offers tips to avoid urinary incontinence
The Candadian news source Toronto Star features daily tips and advice from celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz and his co-author of YOU: Losing Weight, Dr. Mike Roizen.
1/27/2012 2:25:33 PM
Wear BH Medwear gloves
As a physician or nurse, you certainly understand that failing to wash your hands is the best way to spread germs and illness.
1/25/2012 5:13:14 PM
Remind your patients of the importance of breastfeeding
Most new mothers understand that breastfeeding is important for the health of both the baby and themselves, however a recent study has found that new mothers are still not breastfeeding their children to gain the maximum benefits.
1/24/2012 9:24:51 AM
Consider wearing scrubs to lessen white-coat effect
A physician typically wears a white coat to show professionalism and authority.
1/19/2012 9:07:00 AM
Does a white coat remind physicians of compassion?
An article in the Wall Street Journal written by Dr. Sally Satel explains that many medical schools in the country now hold what is called a white coat ceremony for their freshman class of medical students.
1/19/2012 9:05:31 AM
Foot care tips for diabetics
According to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, diabetics are more prone to have problems with their feet.
1/13/2012 9:35:33 AM
These aren't your grandma's slippers
Slippers are the ultimate in cozy.
1/13/2012 9:34:57 AM
Products for new moms at BH Medwear
Being a new mother is full of its little challenges.
1/11/2012 5:17:17 PM
Protect against MRSA with disposable hospital supplies
When most people think of MRSA, they know that it is not good and it can make someone very sick, but they aren't exactly sure what it is.
1/11/2012 5:16:11 PM
Don't forget about the diagnostic equipment basics
If you are a physician or a registered nurse, you probably grew up knowing that it is the profession you wanted to pursue.
1/10/2012 5:09:01 PM
Three products to improve your facility this year
Everyone wants to start off the New Year on a good foot, but if you are using outdated supplies in your hospital or medical office, you may have trouble doing so.
1/9/2012 10:08:27 AM
BH Medwear offers bib and clothing protector variety
Adult bibs and clothing protectors are important for many people and conditions.
1/6/2012 12:44:51 PM
Kick off the new year with new scrubs from BH Medwear
Just because you're a healthcare professional, a physician or registered nurse, doesn't mean that you don't have a few New Year's resolutions on your mind for 2012.
1/6/2012 12:21:10 PM
BH Medwear can help prepare your home for guests
Some people only associate BH Medwear as a supplier of hospital equipment and healthcare supplies.
1/4/2012 9:50:15 AM
It's not too late for a holiday deal
The holiday season is the time for a lot of buying, but it is also the time for a lot of savings.
1/3/2012 5:20:38 PM
Five products to start off the new year right
Your heathcare facility or retirement center is committed to providing patients with the highest quality care possible.
1/3/2012 5:18:14 PM
Baby items are important keepsakes
There's nothing more exciting than watching a new life come into this world.
1/3/2012 5:17:32 PM
Why a hyperbaric pillow?
To most people, a hyperbaric pillow looks like any other pillow.
12/30/2011 9:11:37 AM
Hospital gowns for the tall and the small
Although it may initially seem appropriate to get the one-size-fits-all type of hospital gown, these gowns simply don't cut it in real world applications.
12/27/2011 12:46:46 PM
Help make multiple sclerosis patients feel comfortable in your facility
Multiple sclerosis can be a very debilitating disease that is hard on both the patient and their family.
12/21/2011 3:39:46 PM
Last minute stocking stuffers from BH Medwear
It can be hard to come up with new and creative items to stuff in your loved one's Christmas stockings.
12/21/2011 3:37:23 PM
Effective fecal incontinence treatments and care products
A study recently conducted in Germany aimed to determine what treatments best provided relief from fecal incontinence.
12/20/2011 4:20:44 PM
Equip your nursing home with the help of BH Medwear
Caring for an elderly individual is a huge responsibility, both to the elderly patient and to their family members.
12/20/2011 12:09:26 PM
Provide your patients with hospital gowns of various shapes and sizes
No two patients are the same, so why should your medical facility only have one-size-fits-all hospital gowns?
12/19/2011 3:43:57 PM
Equip your medical facility with quality mattress pads
As a medical professional, one of your top responsibilities is to ensure that your patients are as comfortable as possible while seeking treatment.
12/16/2011 11:37:49 AM
Protective lab coats available at BH Medwear
When caring for a patient with a decreased immune system or a highly contagious infection, it is important that you maintain optimal protection with your lab coat.
12/14/2011 1:07:31 PM
Study finds that long sleeved lab coats and scrubs do not increase contamination
The University of Colorado recently conducted a study to find out if long sleeved attire worn by physicians was more likely to increase bacterial and MRSA contamination than short sleeved.
12/13/2011 3:29:00 PM
Pediatric hospital gowns can help children feel comfortable
The hospital or family doctor's office can make children feel anxious and uncomfortable.
12/13/2011 3:11:44 PM
Plastic urinals and bedpans keep clean up easy
There are a variety of reasons why a patient may be required to use a urinal or bedpan.
12/13/2011 3:10:41 PM
Disposable linens can save your facility money
You may think that buying reusable linens is the best way to save money because you will not have to continuously purchase new products.
12/13/2011 9:13:37 AM
Three adaptive clothing items that will make your life easier
If you or a loved one has mobility issues, you know how difficult it can be to get dressed in the morning.
12/12/2011 3:00:16 PM
Say thank you to your doctor this holiday season
Every year you give holiday gifts to the people who you want to show appreciation to and who mean the most to you in life.
12/12/2011 2:59:16 PM
Help mothers to not develop postpartum depression
A study conducted at the McMaster University School of Nursing has found that new mothers who suffer with urinary incontinence problems are twice as likely to develop postpartum depression.
12/9/2011 2:43:41 PM
Patients now have more reasons to visit the dentist
If you are a dentist, you can offer patients a long list of reasons why they should attend their regular appointments.
12/8/2011 4:06:06 PM
What could be better than a cozy robe?
Waking up in the morning can be tough, but it is that much harder when the house is so much colder than your warm, snugly bed.
12/8/2011 4:05:11 PM
Top three reasons why you should do all of your holiday shopping at BH Medwear
When it comes to holiday shopping, the entire experience can be overwhelming and exhausting.
12/8/2011 9:17:02 AM
Thought BH Medwear only offered hospital supplies? Think again
Some medical professionals and customers are under the impression that BH Medwear only offers products that are useful at the hospital or to people with special medical needs.
12/6/2011 4:48:18 PM
Save money by purchasing baby bibs from BH Medwear
Anyone who has children or has spent any time caring for babies knows how messy they can be during meal time.
12/6/2011 4:47:25 PM
Adaptive clothing can be practical and professional
Adaptive clothing is practical for people who have limited mobility and trouble dressing.
12/6/2011 9:42:16 AM
How do I pick the pillow that is best for my health?
A perfect pillow can be hard to find at your local home goods or department store.
11/30/2011 8:54:19 AM
What female nurse uniform is right for you?
If you work in an office or facility that does not require you to wear a particular uniform, why not wear something that reflects your personality and sense of style?
11/29/2011 9:07:07 AM
Decrease hospital errors with proper health care products
Doctor and nurse errors in a hospital can result in a loss of lives, decreased public credibility and multi-million dollar law suits. Many hospital errors are preventable, especially when the staff is equipped with the right products and the facility has optimal healthcare devices.
11/29/2011 9:06:00 AM
Five products at BH Medwear that will keep you warm this winter
The cold, winter months often seem to drag on and on.
11/29/2011 9:05:02 AM
Keep geriatric patients warm with Lava Shoulder Pads
A retirement center or geriatric ward should do its best to keep its elderly patients as comfortable as possible.
11/29/2011 9:02:53 AM
Provide comfort to patients during bathing
In hospitals and retirement centers, it is a common responsibility of the nurses and certified nurse's assistants to bathe patients.
11/28/2011 5:49:17 PM
Make your dentist office as comfortable as possible for patients
The dentist is an extremely intimidating experience for most people.
11/28/2011 5:48:14 PM
Help your loved one enjoy the holidays with incontinence care products
Anyone that has cared for a loved one with incontinence issues knows how hard it can be on both of you.
11/28/2011 5:47:17 PM
This Christmas, get the nurse in your family a gift she could use at work
Deciding what loved ones would like for holiday gifts can be hard and overwhelming.
11/21/2011 4:39:14 PM
Equip your pediatric office with infant hospital gowns
In many cases, infants will come into a pediatrician's office more often than patients from any other age group.
11/18/2011 1:04:07 PM
Prepare your child for urinary incontinence at school
Children feel the need to fit in with their peers at school.
11/18/2011 1:02:27 PM
Do you feel like Goldilocks trying to find the right pillow?
Everyone is familiar with the classic, beloved story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
11/18/2011 1:01:22 PM
Five things you didn't know BH Medwear offers
Whether you are first time visitor to BH Medwear or a frequent customer, you probably are familiar with the items that BH Medwear mostly sells.
11/18/2011 9:06:33 AM
Provide physical therapists with the proper equipment
Physical therapists are very important to have on staff at a variety of clinics from hospitals to chiropractic offices.
11/16/2011 4:47:33 PM
Patients receiving sling surgery will appreciate incontinence products
When other incontinence treatments are not effective, patients sometimes decide to undergo surgical procedures to treat their stress urinary incontinence.
11/15/2011 2:37:26 PM
Slipper socks make a great stocking stuffer
During the holidays, it can be tricky to find gifts that are unique to all of the gifts you have given in previous years.
11/15/2011 2:35:27 PM
A new study finds hospital acquired infections and post operation complications are increasing
Hospitals have recently implemented the use of new drugs in order to reduce hospital acquired infections, however, new research suggests that these infections are not decreasing and, in fact, post operation complications are increasing.
11/14/2011 8:42:43 AM
Study suggests possible cause of incontinence in women
Incontinence is a growing problem for men and women of all ages.
11/9/2011 1:25:10 PM
Stay dry on your way to the hospital
There's not a lot that can put a downer on your morning like looking out the window only to find a torrential downpour occurring outside.
11/9/2011 1:10:57 PM
Provide hospital gowns specially made for teens
The teenage years are some of the most difficult for many people.
11/9/2011 1:09:06 PM
Help make your nursing home facility feel like a home
Nursing homes across the country are aiming to make their facilities look and feel more like a home, and less like a nursing home, according to the New York Times.
11/9/2011 1:07:36 PM
What your scrubs say about you
Most women like to show off their individual style when they spend the weekend with friends or go out for a night on the town.
11/8/2011 4:56:44 PM
November is national diabetes month
This month is national diabetes month, a time when the country can focus on the prevention of the disease and help to comfort and take care of those currently suffering from it.
11/8/2011 4:55:49 PM
The growing need for incontinence products increases market
According to Global Industry Analysts, Inc., the market for incontinence products is expected to reach $15.7 billion by 2017 in the United States.
11/7/2011 8:33:37 PM
Hospital gowns fit for children
No one likes being stuck in the hospital during the holidays, especially children.
11/7/2011 8:32:20 PM
Caring for incontinence in the hospital
Busy surgical units and other hospital wards don't always have staff that are trained to deal with patients with regular incontinence issues.
11/7/2011 8:26:58 PM
Adult bibs from BH Medwear make mealtime easier
The best nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities have extremely organized staffs that keep every hour planned with activities, mealtimes and doctors visits.
11/7/2011 8:25:44 PM
Incontinence care at home
As you and your partner age, it can be difficult to care for each other while trying to remain in control of your own health, safety and hygiene.
11/7/2011 4:52:07 PM
It is important to wear a trauma chemotherapy gown
BH Medwear offers an extensive amount of hospital gowns for both patients and physicians.
11/7/2011 4:50:49 PM
Bariatric slipper socks are great for larger patients
Patients who are in the hospital for bariatric surgery or diabetes treatment sometimes need socks that will comfortably fit and provide traction for safe mobility.
11/4/2011 3:51:30 PM
Help your patients to feel comfortable during a mammogram
Going to the doctor is a very uncomfortable experience for many people. The ordeal can cause anxiety as many patients await to hear what causes their symptoms and can become humiliated when asked to put on a revealing hospital gown.
11/4/2011 3:50:20 PM
My child with incontinence issues wants to have a sleepover
One of the best things about childhood are the sleepovers with your best friend or going to a birthday slumber party.
11/3/2011 4:34:29 PM
Velcro gowns offer more comfort to patients
Anyone who works in a hospital or doctor's office knows that no one can seem to figure out those back tying hospital gowns.
11/3/2011 3:57:38 PM
Dealing with high school incontinence
High school can be a difficult time.
11/3/2011 3:56:12 PM
The importance of surgeon caps
It is the general policy of most U.S. medical facilities to require physicians to wear hospital scrubs while in surgery and while interacting with sick patients.
11/2/2011 12:59:35 PM
Help diabetes patients with proper hospital apparel
Patients with diabetes can suffer from multiple symptoms and side effects, including poor circulation, which result in discomfort.
11/2/2011 12:58:30 PM
Breastfeeding is most important during baby's first days
Most people know that breastfeeding offers countless benefits to both the baby and the mother when compared to formula feeding. However, what some do not realize is the importance of the baby receiving breastfed milk in the first couple hours after birth.
10/31/2011 10:57:02 PM
Why adult diapers are best purchased online
Incontinence is an extremely common problem, yet because its embarrassing stigma, people often don't bring up their issues with their doctors, and many fail to address the condition at all.
10/31/2011 10:56:20 PM
Keep your professionalism with lab coats from BH Medwear
Many hospitals and individual physicians are moving away from lab coats because they feel they offer unnecessary distinction or promote a snobbery that they are trying to avoid.
10/31/2011 10:55:17 PM
Adult bibs offer more than convenience
Nursing home professionals care for hundreds of residents each day who suffer from a range of health problems, many of which can cause messiness and in turn, loss of dignity.
10/31/2011 10:53:57 PM
Dealing with forgetfulness and incontinence in the elderly
It may be frustrating to care for an aging loved one with incontinence problems.
10/31/2011 10:52:51 PM
Stay warm this winter, even in your scrubs
Winter's coming and no one feels the cold quite like medical professionals who wear scrubs to work everyday.
10/25/2011 9:14:45 PM
Throw a costume party for the children on your pediatric floor
Being a kid in the hospital is never fun, but there are things you and your staff can do to keep their minds off their illnesses.
10/24/2011 3:32:54 PM
Just because you gave up your nurse's uniform doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your apron
Many veteran nurses are nostalgic for their old uniforms that consisted of dresses, aprons and caps.
10/24/2011 3:31:56 PM
Stocking your nursing home with affordable incontinence care products
Many nursing home residents have problems with incontinence.
10/24/2011 3:31:13 PM
Hospital apparel available online through BH Medwear
Hospital administrators aren't always recognized as they should be. Administrators and other office support are responsible for keeping doctors, nurses and patients happy.
10/24/2011 3:30:00 PM
Take charge of your loved one's incontinence problem
Nurses and technicians who work in nursing homes have a lot on their plates. They tend to residents' healthcare needs as well as their day-to-day tasks.
10/24/2011 11:51:30 AM
Traditional nursing uniforms vs. scrubs
Though still worn in many parts of the world, traditional nursing uniforms have largely been replaced by scrubs in the United States.
10/21/2011 4:05:09 PM
The history of nursing uniforms
Early nursing uniforms were reminiscent of nun's habits because, before the 19th century, nuns took care of the sick and injured.
10/21/2011 4:03:33 PM
The importance of finger drawing with food for infants
Many pediatricians and child psychologists recommend allowing infants to play and draw using foods like pudding on their high-chair tray before they are old enough for crayons and paper.
10/18/2011 5:04:46 PM
Housekeeping in nursing homes
Nursing home employees keep residents safe, healthy and comfortable - often while they're at their most vulnerable state.
10/13/2011 7:58:18 AM
Adaptive clothing and equipment for senior citizens
Sometimes you need patience and creativity while working in a nursing home or assisted living center.
10/11/2011 1:50:46 PM
Preparing for an emergency room visit with and Alzheimer's patient
Hospital visits are never pleasant, especially when you're dealing with a patient with Alzheimer's or dementia.
10/6/2011 2:23:35 PM
Proper diabetes foot care
Diabetics need to take extra care of their feet, as reduced blood flow and neuropathy can lead to serious problems.
10/5/2011 3:52:40 PM
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that means you'll be seeing a lot of pink being worn to honor the fight.
10/4/2011 2:57:57 PM
Make residents feel at home in assisted living facilities
Even when family members have the utmost dedication and best intentions, it can be impossible to care for their loved ones.
10/4/2011 2:57:05 PM
Odor control and sanitation in nursing homes
Some of the hardest aspects about working in a nursing home are the smell and sanitation. No matter how hard you try to keep things spotless, there are just too many residents to care for to keep things constantly fresh and clean.
10/4/2011 2:55:34 PM
University of Minnesota, Duluth, White Coat Ceremony
Medical students at the University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) received their white lab coats in the school's traditional White Coat Ceremony.
10/3/2011 7:28:17 AM
Who can benefit from adult bibs?
Adult bibs, like those available through BH Medwear, can be helpful for people with a variety of conditions.
10/3/2011 7:27:01 AM
Who can benefit from reusable underpads?
Many think that reusable underpads are strictly for those with incontinence problems.
9/30/2011 5:55:16 AM
Star treatment on the maternity floor
Working on the maternity floor, making new mothers comfortable is your top priority.
9/30/2011 5:53:39 AM
Taking pride in hospital lab coats
A lab coat is a sign of respect. It's the true symbol that after all your hard work, you have finally become a doctor.
9/29/2011 2:34:38 PM
Keep your uniforms clean
It's important that physicians, nurses and all other hospital staff stay clean at all times.
9/27/2011 4:41:03 PM
Hospital apparel for children
Unfortunately, even little ones have to stay in the hospital sometimes.
9/27/2011 4:39:46 PM
Benefits of isolation gowns
It's always important for doctors and nurses to wear the appropriate medical apparel, and sometimes scrubs and lab coats just aren't enough.
9/27/2011 4:38:39 PM
Uses for disposable underpads
Issues with bladder control are common concerns in many families. Incontinence can affect people of all ages, especially children and the elderly.
9/27/2011 4:37:20 PM
Patients need the warmth and comfort of home
Patients who are chronically ill have a lot on their plates. It's hard to focus on getting better when they are constantly in and out of hospitals or rehabilitation centers.
9/27/2011 4:35:29 PM
Incontinence and home care
Being a live-in or visiting nurse can be a difficult profession that is often under appreciated.
9/27/2011 4:34:21 PM
Keep your residents clean and comfortable
If you work in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility, you are no stranger to messes.
9/26/2011 3:40:28 PM
Drop seat slacks can be a lifesaver for many
Many older adults have a hard time making it to the bathroom.
9/26/2011 3:38:56 PM
Stay warm in your scrubs
Hospital scrubs may be convenient and comfortable dress, but they aren't insulated at all. It can get cold walking around in scrubs all day.
9/26/2011 3:34:31 PM
Quality hospital gowns through BH medwear
Hospital gowns are almost impossible to tie, especially while trying to dress quickly as you're waiting for the doctor to come in.
9/26/2011 8:11:51 AM
Incontinence and home care
Do you care for an elderly parent or other family member? Incontinence is a common problem as people age. Accidents and leaks can happen as mobility is compromised, and many medications cause frequent urination.
9/23/2011 11:41:35 PM
Hospital gowns for teens
It's hard enough to be a teenage girl without being stuck in the hospital. Worst of all, hospital gowns never fit during those in-between teen years.
9/19/2011 3:21:34 PM
New movie exemplifies the importance of being prepared
In our post-9/11 nation, September has been designated as National Preparedness Month to increase awareness of how to prepare in case of an emergency. Public health officials in Peoria, Illinois, are excited about educating local citizens on health awareness and safety.
9/19/2011 3:19:07 PM
Bedwetting in older children
Bedwetting can be disturbing for all children, especially as they get older, as it may start to effect their social relationships.
9/19/2011 8:30:30 AM
Disposable gowns that don't feel disposable
Let's face it, if you work in a busy doctor's office or medical clinic, you know that sometimes patients feel disposable.
9/15/2011 10:56:15 PM
Sanitation and safety with disposable shoes
Doctors, nurses and other hospital workers hang around some pretty questionable materials and substances.
9/14/2011 8:36:04 PM
Why the hospital linens you choose make a difference
Most people dread going to the doctor's office, even for the simplest physical examination, because it calls to mind impending illness or injury.
9/14/2011 8:19:36 PM
Adaptive clothing for seniors
As seniors age, they may need to make adjustments to their everyday routines, household chores and even clothing to adapt to their changing bodies and abilities.
9/13/2011 4:40:35 PM
Options in hospital apparel
Medical administrators have the difficult job of running a clinic, scheduling appointments, keeping the office stocked and, in many cases, keeping workers appropriately outfitted.
9/12/2011 4:05:43 PM
Tips for caregivers: Factors that can aggravate incontinence
For workers and patients in nursing homes and other group residences, incontinence care can be a top priority and a real nuisance.
9/12/2011 4:04:47 PM
Vermont hospital leads the way in wireless medical technology
The Rutland Regional Medical Center in Vermont is already a leader in the healthcare industry, as it's the premier trauma center for the area's ski destinations.
9/9/2011 8:29:53 PM
Treat your patients to the best hospital apparel and linens
Working in a clinic or hospital unit with people with chronic diseases can be challenging and rewarding.
9/8/2011 11:55:20 PM
Mock hospital room helps grieving children
Erin's House in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was founded in 1993 as a center for grieving children and teens.
9/7/2011 3:50:01 PM
Disposable medical linens from BH Medwear
We may be living in a world full of green initiatives, but medical clinics often have no choice but to use disposable products.
9/7/2011 12:15:05 PM
Why the white coat?
White coats are recognized and respected as a distinct part of a doctor's dress code. Physicians began wearing them over 100 years ago as a way to better associate medicine with modern science.
9/7/2011 12:13:57 PM
Keeping healthcare professionals clean and disinfected
If doctors and other healthcare professionals don't change or properly clean their clothes often, disease and other infections can spread at an alarming rate.
9/6/2011 8:51:59 PM
Incontinence care products online
The need for incontinence products can be a difficult and embarrassing issue to bring up with your doctor.
9/2/2011 3:03:22 PM
A better option for adults who need bibs
BH Medwear knows that just because patients need special assistance doesn't mean they've lost their desire to look good and stay clean.
8/31/2011 3:49:58 PM
Your choice of medical linens makes all the difference
If you are a hospital or clinic office manager, you know that a patient's comfort is the most important thing.
8/30/2011 3:19:19 PM
Essentials for caring for an elderly parent
Many people choose to care for elderly or disabled parents at home rather than sending them to a nursing facility.
8/30/2011 3:15:22 PM
Trends in hospital apparel
Many medical workers and healthcare professionals are saying goodbye to drab scrubs and lab coats and hello to brighter, more stylish hospital apparel.
8/30/2011 3:14:30 PM
The convenience of disposable shoe covers
Disposable shoe covers are important for hospital workers and employees in a variety of other medical settings.
8/30/2011 3:10:06 PM
Pediatric exam gowns to comfort the little ones
Pediatrics is a difficult but rewarding field. Working with sick kids everyday can be a challenge, and pediatric healthcare professionals are always looking for ways to make children smile.
8/29/2011 5:06:27 PM
Scrubs for the style-conscious medical worker
The medical field is an exciting, fast-paced industry that draws intelligent people from all walks of life.
8/29/2011 4:43:20 PM
Stylish hospital lab coats
If you work in a hospital, you're probably well aware that many uniform companies hold a little too close to the one-size-fits-all mantra.
8/29/2011 4:41:44 PM
Adult bibs are perfect for adults with special needs
While caring for adults with special needs (whether they have a developmental disability or age-related needs), making their lives easy and comfortable while still allowing them dignity is the primary objective.
8/26/2011 10:32:56 PM
Say no to back-baring hospital gowns
Paying a visit to the doctor's office or a hospital can be embarrassing enough for some - healthcare professionals poke and prod while asking patients personal questions.
8/25/2011 4:27:27 PM
Underpads for nursing home residents
Those who work in nursing homes know all-too-well the importance of the use of underpads on residents' beds. Many elderly patients refuse or forget to wear adult diapers, which means uncomfortable nights for them and messy mornings for the staff.
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