Four Key Considerations for Selecting Lab Freezers

Posted on Apr 11, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

To ensure accurate test results, clinical laboratories need to ensure temperature-sensitive reagents and specimens are stored properly. Medical-grade cold storage designed to maintain strict temperature ranges helps safeguard the integrity of these materials and supports...

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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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Reliable Cold Storage Equipment Benefits Short-Staffed Labs

Posted on Mar 12, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

A long-standing challenge faced by clinical laboratories is the availability of enough qualified personnel to meet staffing needs. It can be difficult to fill open positions, which means that many labs struggle with being understaffed.

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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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GX Solutions Ultra-Low Freezers Support Sustainability in Clinical Lab

Posted on Feb 06, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

Clinical labs rely on ultra-low freezers to store patient samples and other materials within a specified temperature range. Storage at the proper temperature safeguards the integrity of these items. It is critical for ensuring accurate test results, maintaining regulatory...

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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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Downloadable Temperature Graphs and Event Reports Support Compliance

Posted on Jan 09, 2024 by Colleen Holtkamp

The i.C3® Information Center is a touchscreen user interface integrated into i.Series® refrigerators and freezers from Helmer Scientific. The i.C3® provides intelligent diagnostic information and temperature data while providing security features to keep the information safe....

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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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