Video: i.C3® Event Log Documents Storage Device Alarms

Posted on Jun 27, 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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GX Solutions Freezers Safeguard Plasma, Support Regulatory Compliance

Posted on May 23, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Plasma transfusions play a critical role in treating certain conditions. For example, severe trauma, shock, or burns can cause loss of blood volume and deplete many important electrolytes. Plasma transfusions help restore the patient’s blood pressure and volume status, along...

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What is TrueBlue™ Service?

Posted on May 02, 2023 by Donna Holpuch

Helmer Scientific delivers best-in-class equipment and provides the service to keep it running at its peak for years to come. Our TrueBlue™ service vision is simple: Provide truly different service.

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Video: Reliable Storage Safeguards Platelets, Reduces Ownership Cost

Posted on Apr 25, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Life-saving platelet products must be stored under specific conditions to maintain viability and support regulatory compliance.

AABB Standards detail the requirements for storage, transportation, and expiration of various blood products. According to this guidance, most...

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Why Service Matters in Healthcare Space: Part 2

Posted on Apr 04, 2023 by Brandon Russell

This is the second part of our conversation with Wes Peik, Director of Global Technical Services. We are continuing our discussion on Service in Healthcare Settings with a deeper focus on what Wes and his team hears in the market pertaining to preventative maintenance and...

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Why Service Matters in Healthcare Space: A Conversation with Wes Peik

Posted on Mar 28, 2023 by Brandon Russell

Preventative maintenance and equipment service are ongoing topics of discussion in clinical settings. However, there is still a high-level of variance in how facilities prioritize and manage these activities.

We sat down with Wes Peik, Director of Global Technical Services, at...

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Helmer Scientific is Your Resource for Blood Bank Cell Washers

Posted on Mar 21, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

As manufacturers refine their portfolios and cell washers are more difficult to come by, Helmer Scientific continues to support our customers by offering the UltraCW®II Automatic Cell Washing System. The UltraCW®II saves time and effort by automating the manual steps associated...

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i.Series® Blood Bank Cold Storage Supports Regulatory Compliance

Posted on Feb 07, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Maintaining appropriate temperature control of blood products is a high priority for blood banks. Great care is taken to ensure these therapies are stored within recommended temperature ranges.

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Giving = Living: Donations Needed During National Blood Donor Month

Posted on Jan 10, 2023 by Colleen Holtkamp

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States needs blood for surgeries, cancer treatments, childbirth, anemia, serious injuries, blood disorders, and more. Giving blood is crucial to saving lives and making sure blood is available for patients when it’s needed.

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Best of 2022: Blood Bank & Clinical Lab

Posted on Dec 20, 2022 by Colleen Holtkamp

As we approach the end of 2022, the Helmer Scientific team looked back at our blogs from the past year and compiled a list of the top blood bank and clinical lab posts.

Popular topics included the importance of reliable temperature-controlled storage, how climate change impacts...

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