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Easily Generate PDF Temperature Graphs, Event Reports with i.C3® Information Center

Posted on Oct 21, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

i.Series® temperature-controlled storage products from Helmer Scientific feature the i.C3® Information Center. This touchscreen user interface provides continuous temperature monitoring as well as reporting capabilities. The i.C3® supports clinical laboratories and blood...

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What is a Certificate of Calibration?

Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

For vaccine storage providers, having a valid Certificate of Calibration is necessary in order to meet CDC and Vaccines for Children guidelines. Having an accurate certificate can also help providers and facilities meet third-party audits and compliance reviews.

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Protecting Platelets During Supply and Demand Challenges

Posted on Oct 14, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Platelets have a limited shelf life, which means inventory management has been a long-standing challenge. More recent developments are exacerbating the situation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for platelets has remained relatively constant or, in some cases,...

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The Importance of Point-of-Care Access to Medications

Posted on Oct 12, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Over the last decade, facilities have slowly been moving away from a centralized distribution model to a decentralized or point-of-care distribution model. More than half of facilities rely on automatic dispensing cabinets to support efficient, point-of-care distribution.

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CDC Releases Provider Resources for the 2021-2022 Influenza Season

Posted on Oct 07, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The CDC has updated their Seasonal Influenza Resource Center to include materials and other information related to this year’s flu season. The CDC’s seasonal flu vaccination resources are available to assist providers and other partners in communicating the importance of...

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Video: How to Achieve a Quieter Working Environment in Your Lab

Posted on Oct 05, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Excessive noise in any workplace can be an issue, increasing stress and the risk of impacting the health of employees exposed to high sound levels. In the clinical lab, job stress can be a persistent problem. Workforce shortages are already a concern, with the associated...

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Integrated Medical-Grade Refrigeration through i.Series®

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Helmer’s i.Series® refrigerators and freezers offer optimized control in temperature, noise, and energy management. Powered by OptiCool™ technology, GX Solutions pairs variable capacity compressor (VCC) technology and natural hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerant to achieve...

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Helmer Scientific to Exhibit at AABB Virtual Annual Meeting 2021

Posted on Sep 28, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

The AABB Annual Meeting brings together the latest research and resources for the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. This year’s meeting will take place as a virtual event, providing a platform for high quality learning and collaboration even during the ongoing...

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Ultra-Low Freezers Designed to Prevent Warm-Ups

Posted on Sep 23, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Laboratories depend on ultra-low temperature storage to safeguard sensitive samples and protect them from exposure to unacceptable temperatures. Freezer malfunctions that cause the temperature inside the unit to rise cause disruption to laboratory operations. In addition to...

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

Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Thank you to our speaker and participants for joining last week’s webinar: Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season. Dr. L.J. Tan from the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) discussed the upcoming flu season; how to avoid a...

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