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Ben Greenfield

With over 10 years of experience in Medical Device and Life Sciences marketing, Ben is the Director of Marketing at Helmer Scientific with a focus on inbound / outbound marketing, strategic marketing, and new product development.

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Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) Cabinets to Safeguard Medications

Posted on Jan 31, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

In General Chapter <1079>, the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) provides detailed guidance for the storage and distribution of drugs. As part of this guidance, USP <1079> addresses risk related to medications that require temperature-controlled storage. 

USP reinforces that...

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Survey: Medical-Grade Refrigeration in the Clinical Lab

Posted on Jan 10, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Using appropriate medical-grade refrigerators and freezers in clinical lab environments is critical to the delivery of patient care. These specialized cold storage units include features that ensure proper performance for storage of sensitive, expensive, and sometimes...

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Introducing Helmer Custom Products!

Posted on Dec 06, 2019 by Ben Greenfield

Helmer Scientific provides temperature-controlled solutions designed to safeguard products used as part of life science discovery and clinical applications. Products such as medications, vaccines, blood therapies, biologics, and research samples, are temperature sensitive,...

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GX Solutions: New Medical-Grade Refrigerator Models Recognized by ENERGY STAR®

Posted on Oct 18, 2019 by Ben Greenfield

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently recognized additional Helmer Scientific products as meeting ENERGY STAR® energy efficiency requirements for High Performance Laboratory Refrigerators. New Helmer Scientific GX Solutions laboratory, pharmacy, and...

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OptiCool™ Technology Benefits Medical-grade Cold Storage in Helmer Scientific's GX Solutions

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 by Ben Greenfield

OptiCool™ technology in Helmer Scientific’s GX Cold Storage Solutions ensures temperature-sensitive blood therapies, clinical samples, reagents/controls, medications and vaccines are appropriately safeguarded. OptiCoolis necessary to maintain patient safety, support...

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Medical-Grade Refrigeration Adoption Continues in the Lab

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Ben Greenfield

Medical-grade refrigerators and freezers are used across clinical applications in acute and non-acute healthcare environments. These specialized cold storage units include special features to ensure proper performance for storage of sensitive, expensive, and sometimes...

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Where Does Tube Testing Fit for Pretransfusion Testing?

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by Ben Greenfield

Automation has increasingly been adopted in clinical laboratories and blood banks, providing alternatives to the traditional method of manual tube testing for pretransfusion testing.  Pretransfusion testing techniques all have advantages and limitations; it is important to...

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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust Implement BloodTrack® System

Posted on Oct 05, 2018 by Ben Greenfield

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT) has implemented the Haemonetics® BloodTrack® Software System! The Haemonetics BloodTrack System is designed to improve efficiency and safety of storing and dispensing blood products at the point-of-care. This is...

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Hospital Pharmacy use of Medical-Grade Refrigeration: 2018 Survey Results

Posted on Aug 30, 2018 by Ben Greenfield

Pharmacy Purchasing & Products recently released results from their 2018 refrigeration survey.  This survey contained feedback from 367 Directors of Pharmacy from US-based hospitals. The results of the survey indicate that hospital adoption of medical-grade refrigeration...

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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 temperatures through the use of specialized blood bank refrigerators designed to...

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