Tests show that gel blankets significantly help maintain temps below 6oC On a recent visit to a blood bank customer who uses Safe-T-Vue 6, we learned something that we felt was worth sharing. During the approximate 10 minutes that it … Continue reading
Thank you to the 115 of you who participated in our October survey about platelet management and provided your feedback on a platelet temperature indicator. We’re excited to share what we learned….. and even more excited to tell you what we plan to do about it! Continue reading
Lessons you’ve taught us – and why they work!
Keeping blood cold can be a challenge. In this VUEPOINT we present a 4 EASY TIPS that can be readily incorporated into the day-to-day handling, receiving and dispensing of blood in your blood bank – and make a significant difference. Learn more in this VUEPOINT>> Continue reading
Using a medical device that doesn’t have 510(k) clearance is like operating a vehicle without a license
During recent customer visits, we became aware that many blood banks don’t clearly understand the significance of the FDA 510(k) clearance for medical devices – including users of Safe-T-Vue temperature indicators. In this VUEPOINT, we explain what the 510(k) is, why it matters, and how you can know if a product that you are using has been cleared by FDA 510(k). Continue reading