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Understanding the CDC Recommendation for Having a Certificate of Calibration

Posted on Apr 06, 2017 by Miranda Allen

Proper vaccine storage and monitoring equipment is essential to delivering safe and effective vaccines to patients. Medical-grade vaccine refrigerators and accurate temperature monitoring...

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Don't Let Refrigeration Stand in the Way of Storing Controlled Substances on the Units

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 by Miranda Allen

 Securing refrigerated controlled substances in the pharmacy can be challenging, but storing these medications on nursing floors adds yet another layer of complexity. Not only do...

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An Evaluation of Two Compact Refrigerators Marketed for Medication and Vaccine Storage

Posted on Mar 23, 2017 by Miranda Allen

Recognition of the need for medical-grade refrigeration is on the rise. Tight temperature control has proven to be very influential in the potency and effectiveness of certain vaccines and...

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Influenza Activity Remains Elevated in the United States

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 by Miranda Allen

Each week during flu season, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) posts FluView, a weekly influenza surveillance report prepared by the Influenza Division. The report provides a quick...

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New Video Highlights i.C3® Enhanced Feature Set

Posted on Mar 08, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp

Helmer Scientific recently announced that the i.C3® Information Center, the integrated control and monitoring system for the i.Series® line of refrigerators and freezers, has been updated with an...

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How to Improve USP <797> Clean Room Workflows

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 by Miranda Allen

USP <797> details the procedures and requirements for compounding sterile preparations and sets standards that are applicable to all practice settings in which sterile preparations are compounded....

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Maintaining the Safety and Efficacy of Mother’s Milk with Medical-grade Refrigeration

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 by Miranda Allen

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Hospitals have the responsibility to properly store and handle medical expressed breast Milk (EBM). EBM is to be collected and stored in a manner that reduces the risk...

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Helmer Scientific Expands Feature Set of the i.C3® Information Center

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp

Helmer Scientific, a leading supplier of cold storage and processing equipment, has announced that their i.C3® Information Center is now available with an expanded feature set. The i.C3®...

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Best Practices: Integrating Pharmacy Refrigerators and Freezers to Automated Dispensing Cabinets

Posted on Feb 03, 2017 by Ben Greenfield

Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADCs) allow for decentralized medication distribution across hospitals, and allow for medication storage and dispensing close to the point of patient care. By...

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What You Need to Know About Medical-grade Refrigeration

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 by Miranda Allen

To better protect precious or irreplaceable patient samples, safeguard expensive and sensitive vaccines / medications, or store reagents and controls that are critical to patient care, the...

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