GX Solutions Freezers Safeguard Plasma, Support Regulatory Compliance

Posted on May 23, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Plasma transfusions play a critical role in treating certain conditions. For example, severe trauma, shock, or burns can cause loss of blood volume and deplete many important electrolytes. Plasma transfusions help restore the patient’s blood pressure and volume status, along...

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VFC By the Numbers: 30 Years of Protecting Americans Every Day

Posted on May 16, 2023 by Brandon Russell

2023 marks the 30th anniversary of the passage of H.R. 2264:1993: the legislation that created the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.

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Helmer Scientific Now Part of Trane Technologies

Posted on May 15, 2023 by Donna Holpuch

Acquisition broadens company's capabilities in precision temperature-controlled storage and processing in high-growth clinical, acute care and life sciences markets.

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Short-Staffed Labs Can Benefit from the i.C3® Information Center

Posted on May 09, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Accurate and timely test results are critical to patient care. Unfortunately, the shortage of medical laboratory professionals continues to be an issue at many  healthcare facilities.

According to Forbes, there is currently a shortage of approximately 20,000-25,000 medical...

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New USP Chapters are 6 Months Away

Posted on May 04, 2023 by Brandon Russell

Updates to USP General Chapter <797> become fully enforceable November 1, 2023. This means facilities have roughly 6 months to finalize and validate workflows and processes associated with the new standard. 

Since approving the final version of USP <797>, USP has provided, and...

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What is TrueBlue™ Service?

Posted on May 02, 2023 by Donna Holpuch

Helmer Scientific delivers best-in-class equipment and provides the service to keep it running at its peak for years to come. Our TrueBlue™ service vision is simple: Provide truly different service.

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Video: Reliable Storage Safeguards Platelets, Reduces Ownership Cost

Posted on Apr 25, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Life-saving platelet products must be stored under specific conditions to maintain viability and support regulatory compliance.

AABB Standards detail the requirements for storage, transportation, and expiration of various blood products. According to this guidance, most...

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2023 Vaccine Schedule Updates for Adults, Children

Posted on Apr 18, 2023 by Brandon Russell

Earlier this year, the CDC releasedupdated vaccine schedule recommendations for 2023. The CDC is responsible for setting vaccine schedules for adultsandchildren. The CDC makes its recommendations based on guidance from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). 

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Supporting Sustainability in Clinical Labs

Posted on Apr 11, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies climate change as the single biggest health threat facing humanity.  

Climate change already affects health in multiple ways, including illness and death, from extreme weather events that are occurring more frequently; disruption...

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i.Series® Features and Connectivity Enhance Pharmacy Workflows

Posted on Apr 06, 2023 by Brandon Russell

Helmer Scientific i.Series® pharmacy refrigerators and freezers are designed to provide superior temperature performance as well as advanced intelligent monitoring functionality. This combination provides enhanced workflow support in all pharmacy settings, including accredited...

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