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Coronavirus and Concerns About the Blood Supply

Posted on Mar 17, 2020 by Colleen Holtkamp

News about novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to break every day. As of March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. Top priorities include healthcare system preparedness and slowing transmission of the disease to prevent...

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Clinical Applications Benefit from Improvements in Refrigeration Technology

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by Colleen Holtkamp

Advances in refrigeration technology are making it possible for facilities to achieve optimal temperature management and realize benefits such as reduced energy consumption. Temperature-sensitive products such as patient samples, reagents, blood, medications and vaccines must...

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Remote Access Control – Using 3rd Party Validation Systems to Control Access to Temperature-Controlled Storage Devices

Posted on Mar 06, 2020 by Jesse Smith

Developing optimal workflows to manage product security and accessibility in a healthcare environment can be a challenging task. When these processes are appropriately developed, user workflows are streamlined, consistent, and controlled. In addition, administrators can...

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Clinical Labs Can Save Energy and Reduce Cost with GX Solutions

Posted on Feb 25, 2020 by Colleen Holtkamp

Laboratory refrigerators that use conventional cooling technology have been available for many years. These systems provide a temperature-controlled environment for patient samples, reagents, and controls, but tend to consume more energy than newer approaches.

Technological...

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Saving Energy and Reducing Cost with GX Solutions Refrigerators

Posted on Feb 04, 2020 by Colleen Holtkamp

Did you know that technological advances have made it possible to minimize energy use while also achieving optimal temperature management? GX Solutions professional medical-grade refrigerators from Helmer Scientific utilize innovative OptiCool™ technology. Designed for...

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Clinical Laboratory: The Best of 2019

Posted on Jan 16, 2020 by Colleen Holtkamp

We have gathered the top clinical lab posts from 2019. Topics include the launch of our new GX Solutions upright refrigerators, an ultra-low freezer survey, a guide for selecting Laboratory Refrigerators, and a demonstration of the UltraCW® II Automatic Cell Washing System....

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Survey: Medical-Grade Refrigeration in the Clinical Lab

Posted on Jan 10, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Using appropriate medical-grade refrigerators and freezers in clinical lab environments is critical to the delivery of patient care. These specialized cold storage units include features that ensure proper performance for storage of sensitive, expensive, and sometimes...

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How Samples Are Protected During Ultra-Low Freezer Door Openings

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 by Colleen Holtkamp

An Ultra-Low freezer should be designed to prevent stored materials from being exposed to warmer temperatures. Accessing the contents of an Ultra-Low Temperature Freezer is a regular occurrence that should not have a dramatic impact on the temperature throughout the entire...

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Helmer Sustainability: An Interview with Troy Rector

Posted on Dec 10, 2019 by Donna Holpuch

Recently, Helmer Scientific was awarded the Environmental Excellence Award for Pollution Prevention during the 2019 Indiana Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. I sat down with Troy Rector, Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain at Helmer Scientific, to...

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Introducing Helmer Custom Products!

Posted on Dec 06, 2019 by Ben Greenfield

Helmer Scientific provides temperature-controlled solutions designed to safeguard products used as part of life science discovery and clinical applications. Products such as medications, vaccines, blood therapies, biologics, and research samples, are temperature sensitive,...

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