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Clean Room Best Practices

Posted on Sep 16, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

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. The goal of this chapter is to help prevent patient harm from inaccurate or...

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Video: Blood Banks Can Save Energy and Reduce Cost with GX Solutions

Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Blood products are a precious resource, and blood banks face ongoing challenges trying to ensure that inventory levels are adequate to keep pace with demand. Optimal temperature management is critical for maintaining quality and safeguarding these life-saving products.

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Helmer Scientific to Exhibit at 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

Posted on Sep 09, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

At Helmer Scientific, we are looking forward exhibiting at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo. This year’s meeting will be an in-person event at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from September 26-30. This will be Helmer’s 16th consecutive...

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New COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Capacity Tool Available

Posted on Sep 07, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Helmer is pleased to announce the rollout of our COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Capacity Tool. This tool is available on our website and is designed to assist providers in selecting the right vaccine storage equipment for their inventory needs. With varying storage requirements for...

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Consider Refrigerated Meds in Your Medication Storage Safety Review

Posted on Sep 02, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Ambient medications stored throughout the hospital in medication rooms are often stored inside of automated dispensing cabinets which provide inventory tracking, organization, and security. Refrigerated medications, on the other hand, are often overlooked when it comes to...

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Video Series: See How the i.C3® Information Center Supports Blood Bank Compliance

Posted on Aug 31, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

The i.C3® Information Center is a touchscreen user interface integrated into i.Series® blood bank refrigerators, plasma freezers, and Pro Line platelet incubators. It offers integrated control and monitoring for blood storage devices, along with temperature data, intelligent...

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How to Get Ready for Flu Season

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Summer is winding down and providers are preparing for the upcoming flu season and the beginning of flu vaccination efforts. According to the CDC, last year’s flu season saw the highest number of flu vaccine doses ever administered. More than 193 million doses were given, and...

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Where It Makes Sense to Use Test Tube Methods for Pre-Transfusion Testing

Posted on Aug 24, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Over time, automation has increasingly been adopted in blood banks, providing alternatives to traditional test tube methods for pre-transfusion testing. The available technologies for this type of testing each have their own advantages and limitations. Therefore, it is...

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Helmer eStore Offers Easy Ordering for Parts, Disposables, Accessories

Posted on Aug 19, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Clinical laboratories, blood banks, and pharmacies using products from Helmer Scientific have a convenient option for ordering the items needed to support or customize their equipment. Many parts, accessories, and disposables can be ordered directly from our online store.

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Upcoming Webinar | Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season

Posted on Aug 17, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Join us as we discuss the current state of COVID-19 vaccination efforts amid return to school and work. We’ll also be discussing the upcoming flu season and strategies for increasing flu and other routine vaccination rates with Dr. L.J. Tan, MS, PhD, from the Immunization...

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