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IRS Section 179 Can Provide Benefits for Capital Equipment Investments

Posted on Sep 15, 2022 by Brandon Russell

As we approach the fall and winter months, ensuring vaccine clinics, pharmacies, physician’s offices, and other healthcare sites are equipped with the resources needed to serve patients is an important step in improving patient outcomes and supporting overall public health. 

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Helmer Scientific Continues Expansion of GX Solutions; Adds Pass-thru Refrigerator

Posted on Sep 13, 2022 by Ben Greenfield

Helmer Scientific announces the launch of GX Solutions Pharmacy and Blood Bank Pass-Thru Refrigerators for clean rooms, pharmaceuticals, cancer therapies, blood therapies, research applications, and sample storage. Powered by OptiCool™ technology, GX Solutions are the first...

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When Blood Products Are Scarce, It’s Essential to Protect Them

Posted on Aug 30, 2022 by Colleen Holtkamp

During the summer months, blood centers typically have lower inventories of blood products. Regular donors tend to be busy with vacations and summer activities. At the same time, the demand for blood is high when more people are active and the risk for accidents and trauma...

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Pandemic Responsible for Largest Vaccination Backslide in 30 Years

Posted on Aug 23, 2022 by Brandon Russell

The World Health Organization and UNICEF have released data showing a continued decline in vaccination rates among children. In 2021, 25 million infants worldwide did not receive one or more doses of routine immunizations. This represents the largest sustained decline in...

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Clinical Labs Can Save Staff Time with the i.C3® Information Center

Posted on Aug 18, 2022 by Colleen Holtkamp

What drives decisions about a patient’s medical care? About two-thirds of the time, medical decisions are based on the results of laboratory tests. Therefore, test results must be accurate and timely.

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Pharmacists Expected to Maintain Expanded Role in a Post-COVID World

Posted on Aug 16, 2022 by Brandon Russell

Pharmacists have always served a critical role in supporting public health. During the pandemic, a shortage of healthcare workers and limited access to hospitals, clinics, and traditional doctor offices due to restrictions, created an expanded role for pharmacists that patients...

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Giving Blood, Saving Lives

Posted on Aug 09, 2022 by Donna Holpuch

Blood donation is the easiest way to save lives. By giving blood, you are making a sacrifice that seems small to you but could be the difference between life and death for someone else.

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Helmer Scientific Addresses Cold Storage Challenges in Clinical Lab

Posted on Aug 04, 2022 by Donna Holpuch

Last week, Helmer Scientific joined more than 18,000 clinical laboratory professionals at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago. The meeting offered valuable opportunities to learn from expert speakers, attend educational sessions, network, and...

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Reliable Storage Equipment is Critical to Safeguarding Platelets

Posted on Aug 02, 2022 by Colleen Holtkamp

Platelets are blood cells that are essential to hemostasis, the body’s process to prevent and stop bleeding. Under normal circumstances, platelets respond to injuries such as cuts and scrapes by sticking together, causing the blood to clot, which helps seal the injured area.

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Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Receives FDA Approval, CDC Endorsement

Posted on Jul 26, 2022 by Brandon Russell

In the midst of a summer surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States, the FDA has approved the vaccine developed by Novavax for emergency use. The CDC has endorsed the use of this vaccine as a primary dose for people older than 18. 

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