Preparing Your Practice for Influenza Season

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 by Miranda Allen

The 2016-207 influenza season is upon us. Providers are expected to receive approximately 160 million doses of flu vaccine across the United States. The following tips will help you get your...

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Compassion Experience

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 by Natasha Mazur

Helmer Scientific started partnering with Compassion International in 1999 by sponsoring our first child Yetenayet Beheru in Ethiopia. She was were 6 years old at that time. Now, in her early...

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Zipline Launches Drone Delivery of Blood Products in Rwanda

Posted on Oct 21, 2016 by Ben Greenfield

Zipline, a US robotics and drone technology, has implemented the world’s first drone delivery service for life-saving blood products in Rwanda. The Ministry of Health of Rwanda and the National...

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Helmer Scientific to Exhibit at 2016 AABB Annual Meeting

Posted on Oct 19, 2016 by Colleen Holtkamp

At Helmer Scientific, we are looking forward to our 37th consecutive year of exhibiting at the AABB Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting takes place in Orlando, Florida, October 22 – 25, 2016....

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Protecting Samples During Ultra-Low Freezer Door Openings

Posted on Oct 14, 2016 by Colleen Holtkamp

Accessing samples stored in an Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer is a routine activity that should not have a dramatic impact on the temperature throughout the entire freezer. It seems evident that an...

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Further Enhancing Vaccine Storage Guidelines as Flu Season Begins

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 by Ben Greenfield

Proper vaccination is the CDC’s primary recommendation to protect against seasonal flu.  It is estimated that between 157 and 168 million doses of injectable vaccine will be administered during...

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A Clinician's Guide to the Anti-Vax Parent's Most Burning Questions (Part 2)

Posted on Oct 06, 2016 by Miranda Allen

In part one of this blog series, we answered three questions parents are asking their physician's about child vaccinations. More and more parents are opting their children out of the regular...

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Orlando Health Safely Stores Samples with the Helmer MLR102 Countertop Refrigerator

Posted on Oct 04, 2016 by Miranda Allen

Many departments throughout the hospital are extremely tight on space. From the lab, to the pharmacy, there are various items that require refrigeration such as patient samples and medications,...

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Ultra-Low Freezers: Quality Design Keeps Heat Out

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 by Colleen Holtkamp

Reliable cold-storage equipment plays a vital role in safeguarding precious samples and biological products for patient care and research. Quality and performance should be at the foundation of...

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A Clinician's Guide to the Anti-Vax Parent's Most Burning Questions (Part 1)

Posted on Sep 27, 2016 by Miranda Allen

"A new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics has found that vaccine refusal by parents is on the rise. Pediatricians who had encountered at least one child patient with parents...

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