What Are Best Practices for Selecting Platelet Incubators and Agitators

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp

Helmer Scientific has been serving the blood bank community for 40 years.  Over time we have received questions about what is important in the design of platelet storage equipment. What is it...

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Private Clinics in Hong Kong will Face Random Inspections after Providers were found to be Storing Vaccines in Household Freezers

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 by Miranda Allen

Professor Sophia Chan Siu-chee stated that during the month of October, around 50,000 people received the flu vaccine, nearly 8,000 more than the number of people who received it in October of...

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Managing Red Blood Cells After Issue from Blood Bank

Posted on Nov 10, 2017 by Ben Greenfield

Maintaining appropriate temperature control of blood products is a critical priority for transfusion medicine clinicians.  Great care is taken to ensure therapies are maintained at recommended...

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Helmer Scientific to Exhibit at Upcoming MEDICA 2017 World Forum for Medicine

Posted on Nov 09, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp

Updates Regarding USP General Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings

Posted on Nov 07, 2017 by Miranda Allen

USP General Chapter <800> provides standards for safe handling of hazardous drugs to minimize the risk of exposure to healthcare personnel, patients and the environment. Originally, the standard...

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Posted on Oct 27, 2017 by Ben Greenfield

As part of Helmer Scientific's voluntary partnership with the EPA we are pleased to help bring attention to ENERGY STAR® through celebrating ENERGY STAR® Day. ENERGY STAR® Day is an annual event...

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Helmer Scientific Makes Planning for New Construction and Renovations Easier by Partnering with Attainia and Revit

Posted on Oct 25, 2017 by Colleen Holtkamp


Healthcare construction and renovation projects are complex, with innumerable details that must be planned and executed correctly in order to achieve success. To make this process easier, Helmer...

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Work-based Learning Opportunity Makes a Difference

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by Donna Holpuch

The Excel Center, opened in 2010, is a free public high-school for adults who want to earn a high school diploma.  This exceptional program is operated by Goodwill Education Initiatives, Inc....

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Your Quick Hit List of CDC Vaccine Refrigerator and Freezer Requirements

Posted on Oct 20, 2017 by Miranda Allen

The CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling toolkit provides need to know information on safely and effectively storing vaccines. The toolkit outlines specific features for refrigerators and freezers...

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What Makes a Medical-grade Refrigerator the Safe Bet for Vaccine Storage?

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by Miranda Allen

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) continues to push for proper the storage and handling of vaccines. Medical-grade cold storage plays an extremely important role in meeting the CDC vaccine...

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