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CDC Vaccine Storage: Helping you Meet the Guidelines

Posted on Jul 08, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Storage at manufacturer recommended temperatures is essential for maintaining vaccine efficacy. Loss of potency can result from exposure to excessive heat, cold, and/or light. Once potency is lost, it cannot be regained. Administering ineffective vaccine puts patient and...

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Healthcare Providers Prepare for a Huge Push of Flu Vaccinations this Fall

Posted on Jun 23, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Whether you’re a primary care physician, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care professional (HCP), you play a significant role in helping protect your patients against influenza. Experts predict a huge push for influenza vaccinations this fall to help curb the thousands of...

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Medical-grade Refrigerators: What Makes Them Different?

Posted on Jun 16, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Healthcare facilities are under increased pressure to ensure consistent and reliable refrigeration for the storage of temperature sensitive medications, vaccines, reagents, and patient samples. There are significant implications when a refrigerator used for clinical...

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Remdesivir Clinical Trials are Underway

Posted on Jun 09, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Two hospitals local to Helmer Scientific are currently participating in Remdesivir clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19. The drug has recently been made available for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the United States after a placebo-controlled trial conducted by...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Active Clinical Trials

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

The race is on to safely and effectively develop a preventative COVID-19 vaccination. There are currently 9 COVID-19 vaccines actively going through clinical trials. The trials are in the United Kingdom, China, the United States, and Canada. Traditionally, it takes several...

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Supporting Good Cleanroom Practices with Interlocking, Ambient Pass-through Cabinets

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Ambient temperature pass-through cabinets, also known as pass-through chambers, are used across a variety of applications and environments. They assist in managing risk of contamination which is critical for safety and compliance in clean room environments. Pass-through...

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7 Immunization Facts You Might Not Know

Posted on May 05, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Vaccines have been protecting us from deadly diseases since the late 1700’s. They are essential to public healthwellness in our communities and health across the globe. 

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Vaccine Refrigerator Best Practices Guide

Posted on Apr 17, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has detailed recommendations around the selection and operation of your vaccine refrigerators and freezers. To follow best practices for vaccine storage and handling, there are many important design factors to consider.

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What is a Purpose-built Vaccine Storage Unit?

Posted on Mar 13, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Numerous vaccine storage units have entered the market that are designed specifically for the storage of vaccines. These units can take many physical forms. Some look like traditional stand-alone units, while others can take the form of dispensing or vending units, either...

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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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