3 Trends in Medical-Grade Cold Storage

Posted on May 21, 2024 by Chris Storey

From the introduction of HMOs in the 1990s to the Affordable Care Act in 2010 to the rise of the Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) and the rapid development of biologics, mRNA, and gene therapies, healthcare has experienced wide sweeping changes in the past 30 years that...

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Rebates Available for Energy Efficient Cold Storage

Posted on May 07, 2024 by Chris Storey

Helmer Scientific entered a partnership with Energy Solutions, an organization that creates transformational programs for environmental change, to help combat climate change and promote decarbonization by offering substantial rebates to customers in eligible locations for...

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Regulatory and Design Considerations for Automatic Cell Washers

Posted on Mar 26, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

Pre-transfusion testing refers to the laboratory tests required to ensure compatibility between a patient’s blood and a transfusion of donated blood. This process includes patient identification, sample collection and labeling, and laboratory testing to determine the patient’s...

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Pro Line Floor Model Platelet Storage Systems Support Compliance, Sustainability

Posted on Feb 27, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

Reliable platelet storage is essential to blood centers and hospital transfusion services. Platelet products have a short shelf life and cannot be stockpiled. Therefore, blood banks constantly face the challenge of making sure enough platelets are available to meet patient...

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ENERGY STAR® Has Certified GX Solutions Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Posted on Feb 20, 2024 by Brandon Russell

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized Helmer Scientific GX Solutions Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers as meeting ENERGY STAR® certification requirements for the High-Performance Laboratory Grade Freezer category.

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Save Lives During National Blood Donor Month

Posted on Jan 16, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

The month of January was designated National Blood Donor Month more than 50 years ago. It is the time of year when blood centers face the biggest challenges to collecting enough blood to keep pace with demand. During the winter months, inclement weather and seasonal illnesses...

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Best of 2023: Blood Bank & Clinical Lab

Posted on Dec 05, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

As we approach the end of the year, the Helmer Scientific team took an opportunity to look back at our blogs throughout 2023. We have gathered the top blood bank and clinical lab posts to share.

Popular topics included new product launches, solutions that support regulatory...

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Helmer Scientific Completes Portfolio Conversion with GX Solutions ULT Freezer Launch

Posted on Nov 14, 2023 by Donna Holpuch

Noblesville, Ind., Nov. 2023 — Helmer Scientific, part of Trane Technologies Life Science Solutions Business and leading manufacturer of cold storage products and processing equipment, has announced the completion of the GX Solutions Cold Storage product line expansion with the...

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Blood Storage Devices Designed for Reliability

Posted on Oct 31, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Blood products must be stored within specific temperature ranges to safeguard their integrity and maintain regulatory compliance. AABB Standards provide the requirements for storage, transportation, and expiration of various blood products.

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Reduce Cost of Ownership with Pro Line Floor Model Platelet Storage Systems

Posted on Oct 03, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

To maintain viability, room temperature platelet products must be stored within a tight temperature range and with continuous gentle agitation. Pro Line Floor Model Platelet Storage Systems from Helmer Scientific offer the precise temperature uniformity, constant agitation, and...

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