Kristen Yawit

With over 5 years of experience in healthcare marketing strategy and pharmacy product development and management, Kristen is the Segment Marketing Manager at Helmer Scientific, focused on the Pharmacy and Vaccine segments.

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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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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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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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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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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted on Aug 12, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed annually to highlight the importance of routine vaccinations for people of all ages. With many children preparing to head back to school, now is an important time for parents to ensure children are caught up with...

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Update on Drug Shortages

Posted on Aug 03, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The pandemic has put stress on supply chain and inventory in multiple industries, including pharmaceuticals. Drug inventory and supply continue to face challenges, which has led to conservation efforts and in some cases, drug shortages.

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New Standard for Vaccine Storage Published

Posted on Jul 29, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The Joint Committee for Vaccine Storage, formed under a partnership between CDC and NSF International, has finalized and published a new standard for vaccine storage. The new NSF / ANSI 456 Vaccine Storage Standard is designed to help providers better understand the...

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5 Tips for Ensuring Vaccine Storage Safety

Posted on Jul 23, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Ensuring vaccines are stored in accordance with manufactures’ recommendations and in compliance with facility, state and local guidelines are important to maintaining a safe vaccine program. Protecting vaccines from improper storage can help prevent ineffective or destroyed...

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Cold Storage Solutions for Hazardous Drug Rooms

Posted on Jul 15, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

When it comes to determining what refrigerators are safe and effective for use in your hazardous drug clean room, it is important to follow the guidelines set forth by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).

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