Top Laboratory Blog Posts 2017

Posted on Jan 18, 2018 by Miranda Allen

We rounded up our top clinical laboratory blog posts for 2017. Laboratory personnel were reading about ultra low freezer service, platelet storage, and auto defrost. Our customers help us stay on...

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Joint Commission 2018 Updates for Medication Management

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 by Miranda Allen

In December, at ASHP Midyear, Jeannell Mansur, Pharm.D., R.Ph., FASHP, FSMSO, Principle Consultant, Medication Management and Safety Joint Commission Resources, gave a presentation highlighting...

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Utilizing LEAN Concepts to Drive Refrigerated Medication Safety

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Ambient medications stored throughout the hospital in medication rooms are often stored inside of automated dispensing cabinets which provide inventory tracking, organization, and security....

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5 Tips for a Low-Stress Assessment

Posted on Jan 09, 2018 by Donna Holpuch

Have a quality assessment in your future? Don’t let it get you down. AABB News spoke with actual assessors to find out how to pass an inspection. Here are five tips for keeping your blood bank,...

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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute uses Helmer Scientific Refrigerators for the Safe Storage of Temperature Sensitive Medications

Posted on Jan 04, 2018 by Miranda Allen

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute serves as the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is one of the top rated...

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DREAM Christmas Empowers Scholars

Posted on Dec 20, 2017 by Donna Holpuch

DREAM Alive’s DREAM Christmas Celebration, hosted at the Indianapolis Colts’ complex, brings joy to children and their families who have been forced from their homes to emergency shelters due to...

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Update on Screening Blood Products for Zika Virus

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp

On December 1, 2017, the Blood Products Advisory Committee (BPAC) gave input to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on strategies for safeguarding the blood supply from current and future risks...

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How to Access the ASHP Midyear Session Materials & Claim your CE Credits

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 by Miranda Allen

Last week, at ASHP Midyear 2017, thousands of pharmacists from across the globe met in Orlando, Florida to learn, share, and discuss the most prevalent topics in clinical pharmacy. The meeting...

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Emergency Medical Services Save Lives by Transfusing Blood Prior to Arrival at Hospital

Posted on Dec 08, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp

In traumatic injury situations, early intervention is critical. It is possible for an injured person who is bleeding to die within 5 minutes. Over time, more than half of EMS helicopters in the...

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Helmer Scientific Product Donations Chill the World

Posted on Dec 07, 2017 by Donna Holpuch

In 2017, Helmer Scientific donated life-saving cold-chain and blood bank equipment to multiple countries as part of its generosity program, Chill the World. This equipment will help make safe...

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