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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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GX Solutions Innovation Continues with Launch of Laboratory & Plasma Freezers

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by Ben Greenfield

Helmer Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of GX Solutions Laboratory and Plasma Freezers for vaccines, medications, blood therapies, and sample storage. Powered by OptiCool™ technology GX Solutions are the first professional medical-grade freezers that are...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates: Update

Posted on Nov 19, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Every day it seems like there is new and exciting information available that indicates we are closer to having access to new COVID-19 vaccines. The CDC released the COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations; updates to this Playbook were already made in late...

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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Posted on Nov 13, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) met on October 30, 2020. ACIP is a committee within the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and consists of medical and public health experts that develop recommendations for immunization programs in the United...

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Emerging Standards for Vaccine Storage Units

Posted on Oct 01, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

The CDC recently released a playbook to assist states, public health facilities, and partner organizations in planning for distribution of new COVID-19 vaccines. This document reinforces the critical nature of appropriate storage and handling of vaccines to prevent loss and...

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Vaccine Storage: Capacity and Quality Considerations for the 2020-2021 Influenza Season

Posted on Sep 11, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Vaccines have never been more important. According to the CDC, 2020-2021 influenza vaccinations further protect public health by decreasing flu symptoms that can be very similar to COVID-19.  This can limit unnecessary stress on our healthcare providers by reducing severe...

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Demystifying Medical Grade Refrigeration

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Many manufacturers market solutions for clinical cold storage applications but it can be confusing to truly understand the differences between these products. As life-saving blood therapies, vaccines, and medications all have unique cold chain requirements, ensuring cold...

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Local Health Departments: A Critical Role for Immunizations

Posted on Aug 14, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Local health departments (LHDs) play an important role in keeping their communities healthy from disease and outbreak. Many serve as a physical location to deliver basic health services, such as immunizations, primary care, family planning, STD control, nutrition, WIC, CSS,...

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Helmer Refrigerator Safeguards Investigational Product for First US-Based Phase III Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine!

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

CNN reported that COVID-19 vaccine was injected into a volunteer on Monday, July 27 as part of the first US-based Phase 3 clinical trial in Savannah, GA. The trial uses a vaccine candidate developed by Moderna in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health.

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Supporting Good Cleanroom Practices with Interlocking, Ambient Pass-through Cabinets

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Ambient temperature pass-through cabinets, also known as pass-through chambers, are used across a variety of applications and environments. They assist in managing risk of contamination which is critical for safety and compliance in clean room environments. Pass-through...

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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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