Temperature Monitoring

New & Noteworthy: Environmental Monitoring

November 8, 2019

Is Your Hospital Storing Vaccines Correctly?

April 5, 2018

An in-depth study by the U.S. Department of Health Human Services (HHS) revealed a significant problem for the medical community — improper vaccine storage. The study, which focused on Vaccines for Children (VFC), a program led by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), found that more than 75 percent of the 45 VFC providers exposed […]

Freezer Failure – How to Protect Critical Biomedical Materials

March 16, 2018

Earlier this month, more than 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos were accidentally partially-thawed at an Ohio-based hospital fertility clinic. The accident was caused by an unexpected temperature fluctuation with the tissue storage bank where the specimens were stored in liquid nitrogen. The eggs and embryos were moved to a different cryotank but the incident has […]

Safeguarding Blood Inventory: A Critical Component of Patient Care

August 3, 2016

  Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator Editor’s Note: At the time this blog was written, the American Red Cross has declared an “emergency level” of needing blood donations. If you are interested in donating, please visit http://www.redcross.org/give-blood to find a blood drive near you.  Considered to be a hospital staple, blood is used in almost every department. To save lives, […]

Do More with Less Using RTLS – A Response to the Staffing Shortage in Healthcare

July 6, 2016

In April 2016, Healthcare Business News published an article on the staffing shortage crisis in America. The article suggests that the aging patient population increasing the demand for healthcare services as well as the number of healthcare workers entering retirement age are partially responsible for the shortfall. While the problem exists across the board for […]

Prevent Vaccine Product Loss with a Wireless Temperature Monitoring Solution

December 17, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator As we approach the end of the year, people are busy thinking about holiday shopping, finishing up 2015 work projects, family parties, winterizing their homes, and of course seasonal winter treats and beverages. As we all prepare for the busy few weeks to come, there is of course, another force out […]

Temperature and Environmental Monitoring Systems Prevent Vaccine Spoilage

August 21, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator In the past 60 years, vaccines have helped eradicate diseases and prevent more than 2.5 million deaths each year.1 However, the history of vaccines has been far from glamorous; mostly due to the recent controversy  that has caused vaccinations to be the hottest debate topic on parenting Internet forums and playgrounds […]

Maintaining Patient Safety with Wireless Environmental and Temperature Monitoring

June 9, 2015

Josette Weinstein, Marketing Coordinator Think for a moment about the various assets and products used for patient care in a hospital. From the blood bank, to the pharmacy, the OR, and even the clinical labs, maintaining proper, regulatory-recommended environmental conditions of the consumable products is a top priority. Remote environmental and temperature monitoring is essential […]

How to Protect Medical Assets that Require Strict Temperature Monitoring

May 7, 2015

Think for a moment about the various assets and products located throughout your hospital, clinic or resident care center: the pharmaceuticals, for instance, or the vaccines, or even the perishable food items. As far as your institution is concerned, do you know which of those products has the most financial value? Would it be damaging […]

The Importance of Wireless Temperature Monitoring in Healthcare

August 3, 2012

System failure is simply not an option. Adam Peck, Director of Marketing   CenTrak Temperature/Humidity Tag Today, nobody in healthcare would question the importance of a reliable temperature monitoring system. When temperature alerting systems fail, really bad things can happen. Recently, The New York Times published an article about the freezer alarms at McLean Hospital, […]