John Jones

John Jones

CEO of LabLynx, Inc and the Laboratory Informatics Institute

Greater Atlanta Area

Total Contributions 3,562
Nov 3, 2017Check out this Journal article on a new Free open source ELN for Chemists
Oct 26, 2017The Secretive Family Making Billions from the Opioid Crisis. Am I wrong in being disgusted?
Oct 26, 2017Does a Lab Execution System and a QMS go hand-in-hand?
Oct 26, 2017Can anyone recommend an open source QMS software package?
Oct 16, 2017Are there any experienced Lab Process BPMN analysts that can help me?
Oct 6, 2017Can anyone recommend some SDMS (scientific data management system) applications to look at?
Aug 27, 2017Is the future of software open source? Why not LIMS / LI applications?
Jul 9, 2017The Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics: Summer 2017 Edition
Jun 19, 2017Very interesting journal article on the analysis of the bioinformatics professional field.
Jun 6, 2017When is a LIMS a platform and when is it just an application?
May 26, 2017HIPAA stifles innovation and customer service and more. A real case incident happened today.
May 26, 2017An important legal concept when it comes to group discussions...
May 11, 2017Key elements used to build a professional networking community
May 4, 2017Wow, did groups just get worse for group owners?
Apr 2, 2017Can anyone point to or share examples where there are increased charges from vendors because of HIPAA compliance requirements?
Mar 30, 2017Does a cloud vendor need to execute a BAA with a CE if the vendor....?
Mar 17, 2017Ten simple rules to enable multi-site collaborations through data sharing
Mar 10, 2017For all have been hacked and come short of compliance with HIPAA
Jan 21, 2017Is it time to get rid of HIPAA / HITECH? I hope so.
Jan 19, 2017Are there any commercially available "Used Oil Analysis Expert Systems"?
Jan 10, 2017Directory of degree programs for laboratory, scientific & healthcare informatics
Dec 27, 2016Directory of degree programs for laboratory, scientific & healthcare informatics
Dec 27, 2016The growing need for microservices in laboratory, scientific & healthcare organizations. How will your lab use them?
Nov 10, 2016Will the future of Public Health be impacted by the US election outcome?
Sep 27, 2016Does anyone use Evernote as an ELN (electronic laboratory notebook)?
Sep 26, 2016Making the leap from research laboratory to clinic: Challenges and opportunities for next-generation sequencing in infectious disease diagnostics
Sep 13, 2016Do you need to validate the software tool used to document the validation of software that must be validated?
Sep 10, 2016Is Continuous Integration (CI) compatible with CSV requirement in a validated environment?
Aug 12, 2016Bug Fix needed - Invitation to join team does not work correctly
Aug 12, 2016Bug fix needed - Unable to save settings
Aug 12, 2016Feature request - Transfer avatar image from limsforum to scinote
Aug 11, 2016sciNote tutorial video & app tour
Aug 11, 2016Free Cloud based Research ELN available for LiMSforum group members
Aug 8, 2016Does anyone use #Slack as a part of their lab work or research projects?
Jul 20, 2016Is there a common API for LIMS?
Jul 10, 2016Why are researchers so slow in adopting ELN software?
Jun 15, 2016HIPAA Compliance Training guide and course. Can I get feedback on our Study Guide?
Jun 14, 2016I just had an interesting conversation about the definition of a successful LIMS company. What's your opinion of that definition?
Jun 1, 2016Are there any suggestions on LIMS courses you would like to have created and shared with our group?
May 26, 2016LIMS Directory Spring 2016 Released. Directory of LIMS vendor products, features, pricing and demos.
May 13, 2016What is it with the large instrument companies and the LIMS love 'em and leave 'em game?
Apr 22, 2016LiMSjournal - 2016 Winter Edition, Peer Reviewed LIMS papers and articles ready for download
Apr 19, 2016This is a very bad idea from AACC.
Apr 19, 2016What do salaries in the LIMS profession look like?
Apr 3, 2016Could I get your help with feedback on the Web Application Security book?
Mar 21, 2016LIMS related articles on Linkedin.
Mar 16, 2016How much does a LIMS cost?
Mar 9, 2016Do you have questions about Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)?
Mar 8, 2016Are there any Labware LIMS professionals that can help with this user's question?
Mar 1, 2016Will IoT (Internet of Things) have a positive impact on the integration & automation of the laboratory?
Feb 29, 2016Does anyone have first hand experience with the Abaxis PIccolo Xpress blood chemistry analyzer?
Feb 25, 2016Book Review - An Introduction to Biomedical Informatics
Feb 24, 2016Is there such a thing as a free LIMS?
Feb 20, 2016Do HIPAA regulations apply to a Medical Examiner's office (Coroner)?
Feb 1, 2016Can anyone help this user with his questions about Labware?
Jan 29, 2016Here is a good posting I wanted to share that provides "Tips For Learning to Gather LIMS Requirements"
Jan 25, 2016Are LIMS consultants and LIMS vendors actually competing with each other?
Jan 23, 2016Can anyone help with this question: "Has anyone out there changed the frequency of their QC after the implementation of IQCP?"
Jan 20, 20162016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics released and ready for download.
Dec 28, 2015Problems embedding wiki pages within Wordpress sites
Dec 28, 2015The LabVia Roadmap / Mindmap
Dec 25, 2015Open Source Web Reports & browser based report designer
Dec 21, 201510 more Raspberry Pi projects primed for IT
Dec 20, 2015Pentaho Reporting and Data Analytics - Product and informational Playlists
Dec 19, 2015What is the difference between an Odoo Module and an Odoo Web App?
Dec 18, 2015Laboratory Informatics Industry leadership and sharing information
Dec 6, 2015Development of LiMSpec for OLiMS
Dec 1, 2015Where is LiMSforum.com headed
Dec 1, 2015Welcome to the new sciNote.net group
Dec 1, 2015Welcome to the OLiMS discussion Group
Nov 20, 2015Conference Announcements Group
Nov 19, 2015Introduction to Bioinformatics
Nov 3, 2015Open Source Application Demo sites
Nov 1, 2015Is the Bioinformatics Geek group on Linkedin dying?
Oct 30, 2015Volunteer needed to help test and document Open Source LIMS
Oct 23, 2015If I as a physician host my EHR at Amazon or some other cloud provider, do I need to have a BAA with them?
Oct 23, 2015Does HIPAA allow for a clinical reference lab to email PHI data directly to a physician's patient?
Oct 20, 2015Please help us improve this site
Oct 19, 2015The LiMSforum group from Linkedin has moved to LiMSforum.com (an editorial)
Oct 17, 2015Group Rules
Oct 16, 2015Interesting discussions posted on Linkedin
Oct 16, 2015Is this the beginning of the end for Theranos?
Oct 10, 2015Test Discussion at the new LIMSforum site
Oct 6, 2015The LIMSforum group is moving from Linkedin
Sep 21, 2015What are the key elements of a good User Interface (UI) for a LIMS?
Sep 14, 2015Crowd Sourced Science - A real world example for DiY Chromatography
Sep 9, 2015Do labs need the following functionality: Inventory, Asset Mgt, Safety Audit Tracking?
Sep 6, 2015Open Source vs. Proprietary Software... Make Love not War.
Sep 2, 2015What are the key elements of the ideal Laboratory Informatics platform?
Aug 22, 2015Nice article about Open Source for Science
Aug 15, 2015How the cloud will devour open source
Aug 1, 2015Did you know that Amazon carries laboratory instruments & supplies?
Jul 7, 2015You know the laboratory profession is getting hot when.....
Jul 2, 2015Which approach is best, an extensible LIMS "Platform" or a purpose built LIMS?
Jul 1, 2015LIMS forum is now 6 Years old. Thanks for the support in building this community.
Jun 15, 2015What are some technologies that LIMS/LI products need to take advantage of?
Jun 11, 2015A LIMS blog posting with good advice. What are your thoughts and experiences?
Jun 11, 2015How have you interfaced the Beckman AU480 analyzer
Jun 10, 2015A reminder to folks that jobs are not to be posted in this group
May 21, 2015Here is a blog post that I think many will find interesting
May 21, 2015LIMS RFP for: TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
May 19, 2015LIMS RFP for Washington State
May 14, 2015Does this conversation look familiar?
May 11, 2015Be sure to read the updated group rules.
May 8, 2015How does everyone like the new look of Linkedin Groups?
May 7, 2015Using Linkedin to blog about LIMS and other stuff
May 6, 2015LIMS RFP for City of Durham, NC. - Drinking Water LIMS
May 3, 2015New Group/Discussion Search Facility across all Linkedin groups.
Apr 29, 2015Is it possible to work remotely as a Medical Laboratory Scientist?
Apr 14, 2015A book review of: "Computerized Systems in the Modern Laboratory"
Apr 8, 2015RFP for LIMS consultant for a Medical Examiner LIMS
Apr 7, 2015How much time needs to be allocated to LIMS administration?
Apr 7, 2015Is there something better than Linkedin Groups for discussions?
Apr 6, 2015The evolution of Open Source or the End of Open Source?
Apr 1, 2015Do you need expert help with your lab data management systems? How do you find those experts?
Apr 1, 2015What is the best way to form a collaboration to share laboratory integrations?
Mar 23, 20152015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released
Mar 8, 2015Here is an interesting commentary on LIMS careers and the opportunities of FOSS to advance that career
Mar 7, 2015Did you know that your content on Linkedin (and this group) are licensed under Creative Commons?
Mar 7, 2015The LIMS forum group now has a new Discussion Search facility. Please try it out.
Feb 20, 2015Software Development for Medical Devices – a brief introduction
Feb 18, 2015A good article on the merits of the wiki
Feb 17, 2015LIMSforum Top Contributor Awards for 2011 - 2014
Feb 10, 2015The spam in this group has been cleaned up
Feb 6, 2015Popular LIMSforum Group Discussions Archive now available. Please check it out and provide feedback on this new feature.
Feb 5, 2015Formal evaluation of the FOSS product: Open-LIMS
Feb 2, 2015Which regulatory standards should apply to Cloud Hosting providers?
Jan 25, 2015When looking for a LIMS professional, should you choose a LIMS Consulting firm or a LIMS Staffing firm? What's the difference?
Jan 22, 2015Take a look at this great example of using Linkedin as a Social Media Platform for lab informatics
Jan 19, 2015New site for LIMSforum.com. Can I get you test the group discussion functionality?
Jan 15, 2015For those of you who do LIMS development work, what have you seen as good tools for customizing the LIMS you work with?
Jan 2, 2015Which makes up the largest share of a LIMS solution: Labor or Software?
Dec 20, 2014What are some of the Regulatory / Standards that apply to Agricultural Testing labs?
Dec 19, 2014Are there any good Tools or Templates for validating software systems other than using MS-Word templates?
Dec 17, 2014Does your lab need LIMS Strategic Planning? Consider this...
Dec 15, 2014Which web browser do you recommend for validated environments? Chrome is a non-starter.
Dec 6, 2014Would any ELN experts in the group like to collaborate with me on creating an ELN / LES combo using BonitaSoft?
Nov 13, 2014Check out the demo site for Saiku Business Analytics
Nov 13, 2014Does anyone have any recommendations on a control charting software package?
Nov 7, 2014Labkey LIMS demo server setup for use
Nov 7, 2014Does anyone in the group use a Cloud hosting provider to host any software you use in your lab?
Nov 6, 2014Evaluation of Alfresco as an SDMS
Nov 4, 2014Evaluation of Open Source LIMS against the ASTM E1578-13 Standard
Oct 31, 2014Example deployment of LIMS using Docker. Please test it and see what you think.
Oct 31, 2014What do you think is the best way to list Lab Informatics vendors and products such that it help folks find the most relevant product for their needs?
Oct 28, 2014What is typically covered in an Annual Maintenance & Support Agreement for a LIMS? Is it worth the cost?
Oct 15, 2014Is it time for a new era in LIMS?
Oct 2, 2014As technology matures, are we seeing more fake innovations?
Aug 27, 2014LIMS problems in Ireland
Aug 25, 2014Alfresco as an SDMS?
Aug 12, 2014CPOE for lab orders. Am I understanding this concept correctly?
Aug 11, 2014Example Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory Quality Manual
Aug 9, 2014Can anyone suggest some good wiki sites dedicated to bioinformatics, healthcare informatics and other informatics disciplines? Please post links.
Aug 7, 2014Can anyone suggest an example of a good LIMS demo script?
Aug 6, 2014Does anyone have any experience with Medical Laboratory Billing or can recommend some possible billing service providers?
Aug 4, 20142014 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released
Jul 28, 2014Does anyone make use of Project Management applications within the laboratory?
Jul 18, 2014What is the most common interface for PoCT devices?
Jul 17, 2014How prevalent is middleware for integration of instruments in clinical labs?
Jul 3, 2014Has anyone used Mirth Connect as the basis for device connectivity?
Jun 28, 2014LIMSforum - 5 years and 61,000 members later
Jun 15, 2014LIMSwiki Article Compilation - a cool example of wiki to ebook functionality
Jun 6, 2014Does it make any sense to integrate lab instruments to the EHR?
May 26, 2014For those interested in Raspberry Pi.
May 6, 2014Does anyone use Mirth Connect?
May 5, 2014LIMSforum - Atlanta Chapter created. If you live in Atlanta, please join and plan to attend our first meetup
Apr 23, 2014Would anyone be interested in helping me establish a local LIMSforum chapter in Atlanta?
Apr 12, 2014What is the best way to handle date/time stamps on LIMS transactions & records?
Apr 7, 2014What is a Laboratory Execution System (LES) and what type of operation needs it?
Mar 23, 2014eLearning is evolving. Are there opportunities to embed eLearning into LIMS?
Mar 23, 2014What are the thoughts about trends driving the ELN market?
Mar 10, 2014RFI, RFP, RFQ - What's the difference and which to use and when to use?
Mar 4, 2014Open Source & Internet of Things (IoT) - is it the future for instrument integration?
Mar 3, 2014For those of you who publish academic research papers, do you think a wiki is a suitable venue for publishing your research paper?
Feb 27, 2014Is a "Turnkey" LIMS possible?
Feb 14, 2014Is the concept of a DIY (do-it-yourself) LIMS realistic? Is it for you?
Feb 12, 2014Interesting trend in User Interfaces. This is bound to affect where LIMS and other lab informatics applications move to in terms of UI
Feb 1, 2014What are the differences between a Physician Office LIS and a Clinical Diagnostics LIS for a Reference Lab or Hospital Lab?
Feb 1, 2014Are Physician Office Labs (POL) becoming more commonplace? Why would a physician's office establish a POL?
Jan 31, 2014Would like feedback on an idea of how to objectively compare LIMS and other LI systems.
Jan 21, 2014The Internet of Things (IoT) and the application to instrument interfacing and control
Jan 20, 2014Java Primary Cause of 91 Percent of Attacks: Cisco Reports. With HIPAA penalties, avoid use of Java based apps.
Jan 15, 2014Hundreds of great LIMS discussions cataloged. Please take a look and join into old discussions you might have missed.
Jan 10, 2014On-Campus vs. Distance Learning. I would like to get some feedback from others as to what works for them
Jan 10, 2014Does anyone in the group use the Bika Open Source LIMS? Can you provide some feedback?
Jan 9, 2014I like the new group banner. Should that logo be the new logo for the group?
Jan 8, 2014Open Source Software Hits a Strategic Tipping Point. I wish that were the case for laboratory instrumentation interfaces.
Jan 1, 2014What software solutions are there for the Physician's Office Lab (POL)?
Dec 16, 2013Is 2 Factor authentication recommended for software systems that have PHI data regardless of whether or not it is on the local network or in the cloud? Same question for PHI data encryption.
Dec 3, 2013It really is true... Cloud Computing will do to traditional software what the Internet did to newspapers.
Nov 24, 2013Middleware is considered to be a Medical Device Data System (MDDS) and thus subject to FDA regulation 21 CFR part 880.
Nov 19, 2013Point of Care Testing (POCT) information resources. Please help by posting your links to POCT articles and presentations
Nov 18, 2013What are the different types of interfaces found on POC devices?
Nov 14, 2013What are the choices for integration of POCT (Point of Care Testing) with LIS and EHR systems?
Nov 10, 2013Stuck in the Middleware... little has changed
Oct 30, 2013Does this patent attempt to prevent other used oil labs from offering a portal to their clients?
Oct 30, 2013Has anyone setup a wireless network dedicated for lab instrumentation such that it is not mixed with regular network traffic?
Oct 21, 2013The highly automated and integrated lab to the extreme
Oct 9, 2013Top 50 Discussions for LIMSforum and LIMS/LI groups
Sep 19, 2013HTML5 & Javascript versus native app development for mobile applications
Sep 19, 2013How do you find good Laboratory Informatics professionals?
Sep 10, 2013All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14
Sep 3, 2013Do you make use of Business Analytics within your lab?
Sep 2, 2013Which LIS do you use in your clinical laboratory?
Aug 29, 2013What's the next big thing in Laboratory, Scientific & Healthcare Informatics?
Aug 28, 2013A simple way to improve your web browsing experience
Aug 26, 2013How does your lab train and track staff training?
Aug 19, 2013Is your LIMS/LIS integrated with EHR systems?
Aug 5, 2013What article topics in the area of Laboratory & Health Informatics are you interested in?
Jul 29, 2013Open Source is racing to the top! Can it do the same for LIMS
Jun 27, 2013Does this article make sense to you as a LIMS users?
Jun 21, 2013How to find a LIMS consultant to help with your LIMS project?
Jun 18, 2013Can anyone recommend medical billing software or services?
Jun 11, 2013For those of you in the commercial testing labs, what CRM do you use?
May 3, 2013Has anyone implemented Mirth for exchanging data between LIS and EHR?
May 1, 2013Blood banking and tracking software requirements
May 1, 2013What are some good solutions & techniques for Instrument Interfacing?
Apr 17, 2013How should one go about learning LIMS in general or a particular LIMS package?
Apr 15, 2013Need feedback on this 21 CFR part 11 checklist for auditing apps and systems
Apr 6, 2013Which middleware products do you consider good for integrating LIS, Instruments, EHR, etc.?
Mar 26, 2013Current List of LIMS Vendors. Please check it to make sure it is accurate and complete
Mar 25, 2013What is the easiest way for a lab to define their LIMS requirements?
Mar 20, 2013Here is an interesting find for all you NGS LIMS folks
Mar 20, 2013Laboratory Informatics Standards / Guides, which one should you use?
Mar 6, 2013Is this list of ELN features comprehensive and accurate?
Mar 5, 2013Is this list of ELN features comprehensive and accurate?
Feb 23, 2013Request for comment on LIMS Features
Feb 20, 2013The top 10 questions about the People's Liberation Army's cyber attacks
Feb 11, 2013Someone is always bragging they have a bigger one than anyone else!
Feb 7, 2013Are there any Open Source ELN systems available?
Feb 7, 2013Are there any Open Source ELN systems available?
Feb 7, 2013Are there any Open Source ELN systems available?
Jan 31, 2013Can anyone recommend an Open Source equivalent to ChemBioOffice?
Jan 18, 2013Telling folks to stop using Java is a bit like telling the Chinese to stop breathing air
Jan 16, 20135 of the Best Free and Open Source Data Mining Software
Jan 12, 2013U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to disable the Java software on their computers
Jan 8, 2013Open Source should be embraced by the lab as a very mainstream, viable solution
Jan 2, 2013Is a Lab Execution System just another name for a LIMS?
Dec 31, 2012Another funny Dilbert Cartoon related to LIMS pricing and other such mysteries
Dec 24, 2012The cloud tipping point - 2012 seems to have been the year. When will labs follow suit?
Dec 22, 2012Beware of Cloud Providers with a nuclear option... This is serious stuff!
Dec 11, 2012Independent Requirements Definition Service For LIMS Projects from a LIMS vendor? Hmmm.
Dec 4, 2012How IT will be blown to bits. Will this provide new opportunities for science?
Nov 28, 2012Does anyone know of a good resource, book, anything that harmonizes various regulatory requirements?
Nov 10, 2012Group Member Warning! - Beware of top-paying-jobs.com
Nov 7, 2012Popular LIMS discussions in 2012 on Linkedin
Oct 31, 2012LIMSwiki.org has been improved greatly. I want to thank Shawn Douglas for the great work.
Oct 26, 2012Are serial port based instruments still common in the lab?
Oct 12, 2012Open Source as an engine for growth (in the lab?)
Oct 11, 2012Is there a reason for a lack of innovation in the LIMS industry?
Oct 9, 2012What tools do you use to describe graphically what your lab does?
Sep 20, 2012LIMS final reports and the need to edit those reports
Sep 18, 2012Can Open Source be the next disruptive innovation for LIMS / LI
Sep 11, 2012A pretty cool example of the power of HTML 5
Sep 4, 2012Web Browser based apps have been the trend for about 10 years now. What is next?
Sep 4, 2012The DiY LIMS... Does this Dilbert cartoon remind you of anything?
Aug 27, 2012Has anyone used an open source alternative to Chemstation such as openChrom?
Aug 21, 2012When defining your lab's informatics requirements, what are the key points to cover?
Aug 17, 2012'Shadow IT' can be the cloud's best friend
Jul 18, 2012Suggestions on how to migrate LIMS data from a legacy LIMS to a new LIMS
Jul 16, 2012Is the future of Open Source to become Open SaaS?
Jul 9, 2012This is a good sign for cloud computing in the scientific enterprise
Jul 4, 2012Forecasting public cloud adoption in the enterprise
Jul 1, 2012Open Source alternative to the forms based Nexus ELN
Jun 26, 2012Does "Big Data" apply to Lab Informatics in ways other than Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)?
Jun 13, 2012Has anyone compared the Open Source GNomEx LIMS to the proprietary Exemplar LIMS?
Jun 13, 2012I am curious... Has anyone in this group found a job because of this group or any group on Linkedin?
May 30, 20122012 LIMS Buyer's Guide now available for download
May 22, 2012Consumerization of IT, will this be a trend for Laboratory Informatics?
May 14, 2012Does Open Source have some advantages when it comes to validation?
May 3, 2012For those interested in DiYBio and the building your own Thermal PCR, check this out
May 2, 2012Announcement from LiMS forum - Regarding job postings
Apr 30, 2012Cloud Computing Usage in Biotech & Pharma Market Study
Apr 25, 2012ASTM Standard LIMS Guide - Webex Meeting on April 26th
Apr 23, 2012Would like feedback on an idea to improve the group
Apr 21, 2012Are there any good work group collaboration tools that can be an alternative to a LIMS?
Apr 20, 2012Amazon offers cloud apps at hourly rates from IBM, SAP, others - what about LIMS and ELN
Apr 18, 2012Forensics Laboratory Fraud: Is the foundation of so called Forensics Science in question?
Apr 10, 2012It's time to run Java out of town, are LIMS built on Java the next to go?
Apr 3, 2012Has anyone integrated a LIMS and a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)?
Mar 26, 2012Laboratory Key Performance Indicators (KPI)... what KPI measurements does your lab use?
Mar 20, 2012Do Nutraceutical manufacturers fall under GAMP 5 or 21 CFR part 11 or is it purely optional?
Mar 14, 2012Does your LIMS need a "Tune-up"?
Mar 12, 2012Does anyone use openELN from Amphora?
Mar 11, 2012Does anyone use a Serial-to-Ethernet device to interface lab software to serial instruments?
Mar 1, 2012What is the difference between a LIS and a LIMS?
Feb 27, 2012The most comprehensive list of LIMS Vendors / Products in the industry
Feb 16, 2012LIMS Consultant vs. LIMS Contractor. What is the difference?
Feb 15, 2012Is anyone interested in evaluating the Agilent OpenLab ELN?
Feb 14, 2012Has anyone purchased any of the LIMS Market Research reports?
Feb 4, 2012Open Source Data Integration... Could use some help with this project
Jan 28, 2012What are some of the key functional requirements of an ELN for Research and for QA/QC?
Jan 23, 2012Global Laboratory Information Management Systems Market to Reach US$1.4 Billion by 2015
Jan 8, 2012List of Cloud based Lab Informatics applications. Please suggest others you know of.
Jan 4, 2012Medieval Tech Support for your Laboratory Notebook
Dec 21, 2011Would you build a LIMS in Fortran? How about SmallTalk?
Dec 20, 2011List of Open Source LIMS
Dec 11, 2011No overtime for IT? Lawmakers want to take away overtime pay for thousands of IT workers. What's wrong with these people?
Dec 6, 2011How do labs want their LIMS to handle Time Zones where there are multiple lab sites?
Nov 30, 2011Which metric is most important to you when considering a LIMS vendor?
Nov 22, 2011What tools do you use for LIMS data migration
Nov 20, 2011Does anyone know of any free or open source SPC charting software?
Oct 29, 2011Is an ELN simply a module of a LIMS?
Oct 18, 2011Does anyone use Amazon Cloud Services for hosting software for regulated laboratory environments?
Oct 11, 2011With 100's of LIMS and other Lab Informatics systems on the market, what questions should be asked to narrow the list of systems to look at?
Oct 7, 2011We need some expert help in doing a thorough evaluation of a particular ELN
Oct 4, 2011The LIMSource is gone and so is the content.
Oct 3, 2011To Buy or to Build a LIMS?
Sep 23, 2011Does anyone have any experience in using the Quartzy LIMS?
Sep 11, 2011Is this LIMS group useful to you?
Sep 4, 2011John Trigg's - Where Do the Ideas Come From? An editorial on Laboratory Knowledge Management
Aug 20, 2011Has anyone developed any applications of the Netduino for Laboratory Informatics?
Jul 13, 2011I have never posted any rules on how this group is to conduct itself. I got bored and decided to write up some. Check them out.
Jun 24, 2011Would anyone be willing to help out on researching and writing content for the LIMS wiki?
May 8, 2011Will Cloud Computing make a commodity of LIMS & IT in general?
May 5, 2011LIMS in manufacturing seems to me to have a negative trend
May 4, 2011The definition of an ELN
Apr 26, 2011What are some trends that LIMS consultants are seeing in the Laboratory Informatics marketplace when it comes to the consulting business?
Apr 21, 2011How to check references of a LIMS Consultant?
Apr 18, 2011I think we all know that MS-office is used the most by labs to create data management systems. Is there a possibility for the equivalent SaaS app that can work better for the lab?
Apr 17, 2011Does anyone use RFID in the lab and is there really any practical use in the lab? While RFID works for book stores, libraries and places where you worry about theft, does it really work for the lab?
Apr 8, 2011With the proliferation of 2D barcodes is there any reason for a lab to continue to use the old traditional 1D barcodes?
Apr 7, 2011Do we need a new term to descibe systems that manage Laboratory Information?
Apr 3, 2011Help to create an ELN Functional Requirements Specification
Mar 26, 2011Does anyone in this group use an SDMS (scientific data management system)?
Mar 22, 2011The LIMS Buyer's Guide was recently released at PIttcon. I wanted to poll the group members and see if users think a LIMS price list is of use.
Mar 21, 2011Data Visualization can be an important LIMS tool
Mar 12, 2011caBIG (cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid) Professional Network Group
Mar 9, 2011Can anyone share some examples of how they are using 2D barcodes in the lab?
Feb 19, 2011This is a first! I just found a LIMS Poem of all things. It's too funny
Feb 12, 2011Is the Labware LIMS available through GSA?
Feb 11, 2011Which report design software do you use with your LIMS? How would you rate it?
Feb 11, 2011Is PerkinElmer leaving the LIMS business?
Feb 9, 2011Is there much demand for time tracking in a LIMS?
Jan 7, 2011Where is the LIMS industry headed?
Dec 30, 2010Poll: Would you consider a SaaS (Hosted) LIMS for your Laboratory?
Dec 23, 2010LiMS forum, the professional network for LIMS, Laboratory, Scientific & Health Informatics is now an open group
Nov 18, 2010Which report design software do you use with your LIMS? How would you rate it?
Nov 12, 2017I am actually working with Alfresco Share Community Edition to build a QMS. I think...
Nov 9, 2017Ok, we are finally getting to the point where we can make some progress on...
Nov 5, 2017Ok, so far no luck with installing this application from the Github repository. It is...
Nov 5, 2017Allison Dolan, money is the standard for putting things right in court. The government and...
Nov 2, 2017Another good journal article to act as a companion to this one is: https://www.limsforum.com/electronic-lab-notebooks-can-they-replace-paper/69065/
Nov 1, 2017Peer pressure will work with these folks. This family likes to be seen as philanthropic....
Nov 1, 2017Allison Dolan, this not about HIPAA but about accountability. If employees of this healthcar...
Oct 31, 2017Maurice Levie, I am sorry but I do not understand your reference to theranos? This...
Oct 31, 2017Carlton Gentry, careful about generalizations like that one. They are akin to stereotyping b...
Oct 30, 2017What ever happened about the breach of government personnel records. Millions were harmed by that...
Oct 29, 2017Gopal Rangaraj, of course the right tool for the job is everyone's goal (or should...
Oct 29, 2017Hi Sachin Bhandari, thanks for that comment. I will invite you to connect and we...
Oct 29, 2017Frank Johnson, system is a relatively ambiguous word in this context since the whole ecosystem...
Oct 28, 2017Does anyone in this group actually have a Lab Execution System running within their lab?...
Oct 28, 2017Frank Johnson, this looks like simply a really bad case of self centered greed coupled...
Oct 25, 2017Ok, I just did the following google search on Sackler Public Health and guess what,...
Oct 25, 2017Can anyone defend these people? I guess you can use the same logic people use...
Oct 25, 2017This article is even more insightful: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/30/the-family-that-built-an-empire-of-pain...
Oct 25, 2017and another: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/saving-normal/201610/connecting-dots-between-the-opioid-epid...
Oct 19, 2017Your approach with Mirth sounds identical to our approach at LabLynx for integrating with clinical...
Oct 19, 2017Additional... for distance issues with rs232 we typically use Lantronix devices to go serial <->...
Oct 19, 2017Yes, Logic Supply devices are a lot more than a PC but they are rugged...
Oct 18, 2017sciNote is an example of an open source project that we financially sponsored at its...
Oct 18, 2017scinote is a ruby application and obviously not python like Bika but if you wish...
Oct 17, 2017Hi Jose, sorry it has taken a while for me to respond but I never...
Oct 17, 2017BTW, when it comes to open source projects, my company sponsors a lot of development...
Oct 17, 2017In our company, we have to do c#, javascript, python, php and GO. We deal...
Oct 17, 2017Hi Shameek Ray, MS, TOGAF, PSM, I have sent you an email with your account...
Oct 16, 2017Hi Ken, everyone is welcome to participate in this project. Glad to have you on...
Oct 16, 2017Ken Steinberg, PMP, could you post back here, a list of different types of workflow...
Oct 16, 2017All, we are adding Alfresco for document management and OpenHIM for integrations. The site will...
Oct 16, 2017Site is back up and running now. We are going to put Alfresco on its...
Oct 16, 2017Ken, the controlled substance samples sounds interesting. The other areas are typically covered within a...
Oct 15, 2017Claude, thanks so much for your help on this. The tool we will use to...
Oct 15, 2017Does anyone have any suggestions on some example workflows to build and share?...
Oct 15, 2017Jason, I have created an account for you and sent you a message through linkedin...
Oct 15, 2017Jeff, I have setup your account and sent you the login information. Don't worry about...
Oct 15, 2017Mauricio, thanks and I will respond to your email and get an account setup for...
Oct 15, 2017All, Mauricio has loaded an interesting workflow that is a great example of how BPMN...
Oct 7, 2017Thank you Shameek Ray, MS, TOGAF, PSM, yes those are two very popular ones. I...
Oct 5, 2017Sophia, please be sure to post all of your job ads on our free job...
Sep 30, 2017China will forever be in a Tom and Jerry (Cat and Mouse) cartoon episode trying...
Sep 5, 2017For those interested in more specific information on WET, see: https://www.epa.gov/npdes/whole-effluent-toxicity-wet With regard to reporting...
Aug 31, 2017Terry Iorns, all of course are valid concerns regardless of license model. Open Source is...
Aug 31, 2017Continued.... So perhaps the crux of the matter is to develop an SOP set for...
Aug 30, 2017Bogdan Iliescu, absolutely. First step is that I have to get the LIMS refactored so...
Aug 29, 2017Greg Mendizabal, those are valid comments to address. To address the malicious code aspect.....
Aug 29, 2017To continue concerning audits. This is a very important aspect. When you get a system...
Aug 28, 2017Borislav Milev, there is nothing inherent with Open Source apps that would preclude them from...
Aug 28, 2017I found this good presentation that builds a very strong case for a vibrant future...
Aug 26, 2017While my company (LabLynx) has always provided our proprietary LIMS, the time is right to...
Aug 16, 2017Joe, thanks for the post but I do need to point out that I have...
Aug 10, 2017Yes, I see some possibilities for this technology. For those wanting to know more about...
Aug 2, 2017Jorge, I have posted code out on our git repository (https://github.com/sciCloud) . Given a number...
Jul 17, 2017Ed, an excellent choice these days for this is actually a Free ELN hosted within...
Jul 12, 2017Take a look at CaseBox: https://www.casebox.org/ ...
Jul 9, 2017Some comments came in and I approved them to post but they have not shown...
Jul 8, 2017If you are a LIMS/LI vendor and wish to be listed in the Fall 2017...
Jul 2, 2017Gireesh, what you decide to review is up to you based upon what is dictated...
Jun 28, 2017James Powers, thanks for posting this announcement. This is a very important initiative and I...
Jun 28, 2017Hi Raquel, I really think most all of the LIMS that serve commercial testing are...
Jun 25, 2017All I can say is that this really does have the ring of a Fools...
Jun 24, 2017Samantha Bailey, all of that was very well put. I like the stats you presented....
Jun 24, 2017I am totally baffled as to how LI could actually lose money. It is only...
Jun 24, 2017Never mind... It is easy to see how they lose money. This is directly from...
Jun 24, 2017Del Boy of the 80's sitcom Fools & Horses always said: This time next year,...
Jun 24, 2017By the way, I have found a new open source app for creating discussion groups...
Jun 22, 2017I have gotten a lot of good comments from my groups base for archiving our...
Jun 18, 2017I am not a lawyer but my firm has plenty of them for the various...
Jun 18, 2017Basically, a good move for a group owner is to announce a change in rules...
Jun 15, 2017Nicolae, I do not understand what you mean by Intelligent Direction. Can you please elaborate....
Jun 12, 2017Yes, moderation is exactly what keeps this group a good quality resource. I run the...
Jun 12, 2017All of this is so very true. Another thing that all BA's should know is...
Jun 11, 2017I have no first hand experience with this LIMS and only found it after doing...
Jun 7, 2017Jason Ball, I personally see it a very different way. If Linkedin groups go away,...
Jun 7, 2017Oh, one last thought about organic traffic... once linkedin groups become unusable or disappear, the...
Jun 5, 2017If you can engineer the processes such that the two units are separated under different...
Jun 5, 2017I apologize for providing this link to a Forbes article with all their adverts but...
Jun 5, 2017Here is a good excerpt from the article that sums up the benefits of a...
Jun 1, 2017David Meinhard, I certainly respect your opinion but it is one thing to say that...
Jun 1, 2017That is correct, my company does not take security lightly at all. The very life...
May 31, 2017Is my observation correct in that Linkedin has been doing nothing but taking away functionality...
May 31, 2017Hernan Serrano, of course the risks are different in varying degrees for each business entity....
May 31, 2017Additional... Let's look at it real simply. A hospital has a million patients in their...
May 31, 2017Allison Dolan, that is very nice to know but this still leaves business with a...
May 30, 2017I like the analogy Carlos Leyva....
May 28, 2017Allison Dolan, I hope you are right about that. I have absolutely nothing against standards...
May 28, 2017I guess that I have never paid much attention to PCI because I am not...
May 28, 2017That is why the process takes a very long time so if you want to...
May 27, 2017This risks are those of accidents and the legal threats that follow. A patient portal...
May 27, 2017I am sure that I am not alone in preferring to avoid HIPAA risks by...
May 27, 2017I bring up this topic to get group owners who are thinking of leaving Linkedin...
May 25, 2017When you delete a group you own on Linkedin, what happens to all of the...
May 22, 2017Nicholas Tee, those are all great comments and questions. To keep it short, I propose...
May 21, 2017That is very interesting. The Groups API was removed over 2 years ago. That was...
May 21, 2017Samantha Bailey, the announcement has no effect on LIMSforum.com. We do not...
May 21, 2017Samantha, do you want me to remove those LIGOMM discussions from the LIMSforum. I use...
May 11, 2017Bill Giovino, I will be watching that from Google. My only hesitation about Google is...
May 11, 2017Fiona Fender, thank you for those very kind words and it is real pleasure to...
May 11, 2017Samantha Bailey, I agree completely. If this concept is to work, then there must be...
May 10, 2017The first element to choose is the social platform on which to hang all other...
May 10, 2017Continued... Are there any other platforms that one should consider to build a professional networking...
May 10, 2017Well, I asked for it and got it. My take away from this is that...
May 9, 2017Jamie Fender, very glad to be here. The ideas that have been shared on this...
May 6, 2017Don't worry too much about the new UI. Remember the hole digging analogy I used...
May 5, 2017I want to thank Samantha Bailey for inviting me into this group. I agree 100%...
May 5, 2017Continued: This concept does not compete with Linkedin but leverages it and gives power and...
May 5, 2017Whether we like it or not, marketing and branding is a key ingredient to the...
May 5, 2017Continuing more.... So the domain I purchased for this initiative is: OPin.world. To break that...
May 5, 2017Ok, so I cannot shut up. I want to make sure folks understand what this...
May 5, 2017So how does this all look from the end user's perspective? The end user will...
May 5, 2017BTW, note that my site, www.limsforum.com is a wordpress site. Also, the site linked to...
May 5, 2017Obviously, Wordpress is THE social network / content platform of choice for this because of...
May 5, 2017Most all of those examples are built on wordpress. As you can see, those would...
May 4, 2017Bill Giovino, an alternative for professionals is industry specific communities that have sucked in all...
May 4, 2017Here comes my broken record... From a patient privacy standpoint, from a safety standpoint.... WHO...
May 4, 2017It is all about money. They go young so they can go cheap. Silicon Valley...
May 4, 2017Joseph Frazier, all I can say is wow but also that I see the passion...
May 4, 2017Bill Giovino, I of course agree about the UI but as to LI going the...
May 4, 2017Samantha Bailey, thanks for that and that is exactly what I was communicating. I am...
May 4, 2017We all agree the problem is not the developers, it is the management of Linkedin...
May 3, 2017You know what this looks like... It reminds me of the futility of digging a...
Apr 22, 2017Manish, we do have the functionality now for courses and the courses we have posted...
Apr 20, 2017Let's look at groups from Linkedin's point of view. Group owners are too central to...
Apr 20, 2017Samantha Bailey, I agree completely with what you describe as the future. That makes tons...
Apr 13, 2017I guess for me, this is all just too political and government centered. The comments...
Apr 13, 2017Just a little more... I see at least two levels of public health (National/International and...
Apr 4, 2017All of these comments are correct and acknowledged and make sense. No issues there. The...
Apr 4, 2017Will do on the cannabis group when I actually launch it. Right now I am...
Apr 2, 2017I think the ship has sailed on cannabis. The industry has traction and is in...
Apr 2, 2017Here is an interesting article with some cost figures for HIPAA compliance: http://blog.securitymetrics.com/2015/04/how-much-does-hipaa-cost.html...
Apr 2, 2017And here is an interesting article on cost figures for HIPAA non-compliance: http://www.hipaajournal.com/the-cost-of-hipaa-non-compliance-2843/Add the...
Apr 2, 2017Here are some more costs to medical research in a well cited paper: http://c-changetogether.org/Websites/cchange/images/HIPAA/C-C...
Apr 2, 2017Here is an interesting perspective from a lawyer: http://www.wmolaw.com/?p=1028...
Apr 2, 2017HIPAA Breach Costs Infographic: http://hitconsultant.net/2015/09/15/healthcare-security-breaches-cost-31b/...
Apr 2, 2017Those are enough links to be digesting in terms of discussing the cost impact of...
Apr 1, 2017Jay Trinckes, thanks for that clue. ...
Apr 1, 2017Erik Newlin, that is sound advice and I will definitely ...
Apr 1, 2017Allison Dolan, the question regarding the Cloud Provider ...
Mar 31, 2017Under that interpretation of the reg, everybody and their brother just about needs a BAA....
Mar 31, 2017BTW, to put all of this in context, I am not trying to get out...
Mar 30, 2017David Low, I really, really like wor...
Mar 30, 2017David A. Feinberg, yep, I have read all those words and ...
Mar 30, 2017So why is all of this important. The BAA is a legal document and carries...
Mar 30, 2017@David A. David A. Feinberg, I agree but to the extent t...
Mar 30, 2017John Eaton, even charity is a market driven force. Much ...
Mar 29, 2017I do not see any changes in HIPAA. It will remain as it is and...
Mar 29, 2017I do like the choice they have made for this position. He is in alignment...
Mar 29, 2017So am i understanding it right that the landlord for the CE needs to sign...
Mar 29, 2017David A. Feinberg, Here is the applicable definition I t...
Mar 29, 2017Basically, any vendor that does not have a BAA with a CE should not be...
Mar 27, 2017Allison Dolan, this is all just business for me, just lik...
Mar 27, 2017Allison Dolan, I hope to work until I drop. I don't know...
Mar 27, 2017I listened to the audio, there really is no video. Basically, the answer the OCR...
Mar 27, 2017Owen D. Kurtin, yes, that show is timeless. I have used...
Mar 26, 2017Allison Dolan, my company is a BA. However, we serve man...
Mar 26, 2017Allison Dolan, I admit that freely. No doubt my calc is ...
Mar 26, 2017This message is simply freedom in action. There are those who oppose the trump plan...
Mar 25, 2017Allison Dolan, what you really have a problem with is tra...
Mar 23, 2017Allison Dolan, I am sorry all of this is so confusing for...
Mar 23, 2017Continued.... when OCR stops having HIPAA fines and penalties then we will remove the line...
Mar 22, 2017Allison Dolan I really did not do this as a marketing plo...
Mar 22, 2017Continued... Also, I really dislike the concept of self insurance. In my book it is...
Mar 21, 2017Allison Dolan, if I missed a few of your questions to me,...
Mar 21, 2017Continued... you use the logic that you have to have government enforce good practices or...
Mar 21, 2017One final note... I don't want to say that what the OCR is doing is...
Mar 20, 2017Carlos Leyva &
Mar 20, 2017Allison Dolan, I get that point of view. Depending on wh...
Mar 20, 2017For those remotely interested in the cost impact of certain provisions of HIPAA, here is...
Mar 20, 2017This is the sort of cost analysis I would have expected from the CBO but...
Mar 20, 2017If HIPAA risks could be insured/underwritten then we could see very clearly what the real...
Mar 20, 2017Allison Dolan, given your experience, if you had a client...
Mar 20, 2017This is an interesting article that might help with the costs per head for breaches:...
Mar 20, 2017This is another interesting article: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/cost-data-breaches-climbs-4-million...
Mar 20, 2017I have seen a number of arguments in this forum that suggest that without HIPAA,...
Mar 19, 2017Carlos Leyva, your statement: " I would NOT be surprised...
Mar 19, 2017Cybersecurity is definitely a part of National Security. HIPAA punishes the victims of cyber attacks...
Mar 18, 2017PhDAysenur Demirkale, true, but many institutions put up obstacles or there are natural built in...
Mar 16, 2017Raj Goel, I agree of course with your statement: "Complian...
Mar 13, 2017Chris Apgar, CISSP,
Mar 10, 2017How does this differ from what is covered in this risk assessment tool: https://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/security-risk-assessment-tool...
Mar 10, 2017Allison Dolan, make a very good point that has been echoe...
Mar 10, 2017Alan Davis, PMP, GSLC, I missed your comment about not ...
Mar 10, 2017Brenda K Manning JD CHC CHPC, I am using the word "Hacke...
Mar 10, 2017Owen D. Kurtin, I doubt that it is misinformation that i...
Mar 10, 2017David Harlow, I agree strongly with your technical approa...
Mar 9, 2017I belong to group owner's group here on Linkedin that is keeping a running tab...
Mar 7, 2017Joseph Healy, are you familiar with DreamFactory.com? I have ...
Feb 23, 2017Since this subject some how migrated to discussion of Ubuntu, I will share this...https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-main-d...
Feb 13, 2017Chris Apgar, CISSP, yes, I am aware of that part and agre...
Feb 12, 2017What do we all think of a Wall of Shame for repeat HIPAA violations and...
Feb 9, 2017I sympathize with being disgusted with breaches and repeat breaches. It should make anyone mad,...
Feb 9, 2017continued.... (this linkedin comment limit sucks).... continued.... and give that money to the government and...
Feb 8, 2017Glad I managed to see this posting. The group that I have in LI is...
Feb 8, 2017Continued... Now I do not really depend on LI for much of anything anymore other...
Jan 31, 2017From my experience, a LIMS provides more real roi and productivity improvements because of its...
Jan 30, 2017Donna Wypych MHA CEO, what you say strikes at the heart ...
Jan 30, 2017Chris Apgar, CISSP, you say: " The increase in civil pen...
Jan 30, 2017I think that grid computing is an excellent compute model for microservices. It is basically...
Jan 30, 2017This is a good paper to read to learn more about Grid Computing: https://www.ogf.org/documents/GFD.80.pdfGrid computing...
Jan 29, 2017The LabMD case is very interesting. https://www.law360.com/articles/877421/labmd-gains-industry-support-in-ftc-data-security-row...
Jan 29, 2017I would like to summarize where we stand in this discussion.The Pro-HIPAA side:1. Government needs...
Jan 29, 2017Continued...Tha Anti-HIPAA side:1. The Government provides a security and legal recourse framework to provide guidance...
Jan 29, 2017Basically, one approach is to encourage good security and privacy practices by paying the OCR...
Jan 28, 2017I have started playing with http://screenster.io/ So far it is easy and seems to work...
Jan 28, 2017additional... Please do provide more information on the app you are creating and the technology...
Jan 28, 2017Gerry Blass, of course what you say is absolutely correct...
Jan 28, 2017Additional.... The ability to purchase an insurance policy to protect against the risks of HIPAA...
Jan 28, 2017Hernan Serrano, so you have run into organizations that ...
Jan 26, 2017I heard on NPR this morning that the 20% tax was a trial balloon that...
Jan 26, 2017Tracy Reed, RHCE, ATP, there is no need to guess about that...
Jan 26, 2017The threats I just described is just the sort of threats that all CE and...
Jan 26, 2017Chris Apgar, CISSP, this discussion thread is very long a...
Jan 26, 2017Allison Dolan, I do not mean any disrespect when I say th...
Jan 26, 2017Gerry Blass, you are right, this conversation can go on a...
Jan 25, 2017Great information David A. Feinberg, I have created an ...
Jan 25, 2017David A. Feinberg, all the words do make a lot of sense,...
Jan 25, 2017continued... or give the fines to the victims or to law enforcement to hunt down...
Jan 25, 2017I am so sorry to keep this thread going but... There is a real opportunity...
Jan 24, 2017Allison Dolan, I appreciate your difficulty with this dis...
Jan 24, 2017Continued.... Once this research effort is completed we will then formulate a change campaign in...
Jan 24, 2017LOL, Allison Dolan, you are reading my mind quite honestl...
Jan 23, 2017Tracy Reed, RHCE, ATP, I am for defensive measures, always ...
Jan 23, 2017George Grachis CISA, CISSP, I agree with your comment. ...
Jan 23, 2017Sorry, one more comment... If we are going to change HIPAA through executive action, I...
Jan 23, 2017Ok Michael Peele, there is no need to be taking the Mick...
Jan 23, 2017David A. David A. Feinberg, thank you for citing that an...
Jan 23, 2017Continued.... Feedback is valuable to me and to the staff who are developing the alternative...
Jan 23, 2017Tracy Reed, RHCE, ATP, thanks for that very meaningful feed...
Jan 22, 2017Tracy Reed, RHCE, ATP, do you really, honestly think I am p...
Jan 22, 2017One final comment and I think this discussion probably should be closed... My company is...
Jan 21, 2017My definition of Breach for this discussion was a reportable Breach to the OCR. That...
Jan 21, 2017Alan Davis, PMP, GSLC, are there any objective, scienti...
Jan 21, 2017Continued... Bottom line, reform HIPAA by continuing with the penalties but give the money to...
Jan 21, 2017Googling Healthcare privacy study brings up a lot of interesting links. Here is one that...
Jan 21, 2017That brings me to another possible solution to my complaint. Take the fines generated by...
Jan 21, 2017You cannot have security through defensive measures, it only comes through aggressive, offensive measures of...
Jan 20, 2017There are movements to get rid of HIPAA: http://www.petition2congress.com/5471/repeal-hipaa...
Jan 20, 2017And some more information:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3954681/
Jan 20, 2017Well, I hear what you are saying Roger. So let's run with that. If you...
Jan 20, 2017I need to clarify something... "We do not need lawyers, consultants or government bureaucrats to...
Jan 20, 2017So are you expecting victims to hire a lawyer to get justice? We all know...
Jan 20, 2017LOL... Nope, you're hearing it wrong. I am saying kill it off or fix it...
Jan 20, 2017The NIH article I posted a link to earlier provides a good solid argument as...
Jan 20, 2017Just one more point or question... a few have pointed out multiple times:
Jan 20, 2017Brenda K Manning JD CHC CHPC, you appear to have deleted...
Jan 19, 2017This should only happen if the resource is both Open Source and Open Access and...
Jan 18, 2017I am starting with a google search and if anyone else has the same questions...
Jan 18, 2017One concept that comes to mind that might already exist is to have a cloud...
Jan 18, 2017Another interesting article on the subject: http://www.oetg.at/fileadmin/Dokumente/oetg/Proceedings/WTC_2001_files/html/M-52-07-...
Jan 18, 2017Here is an example of an open source expert system: http://pyke.sourceforge.net/index.htmlThe real trick is building...
Jan 10, 2017My company has had many silos in the past and all driven around contracts. We...
Jan 9, 2017Claude, absolutely. Shawn Douglas will follow this discussion and update the directory accordingly....
Jan 8, 2017You might want to look at an ELN for that group that is quite simple...
Jan 6, 2017HI Subba, you are in the right group to get help with that. This group...
Jan 5, 2017Joseph Healy, you say: "figure out if your organization, management practices and methodologies don't need...
Jan 5, 2017Continued...There is more to come but the crux of the platform is community, open source...
Jan 4, 2017Joseph Healy, I can appreciate that point of view. However, there are over 300 LIMS/LIS...
Dec 29, 2016Sam, most LIMS products are proprietary and not open source and therefore do not allow...
Dec 26, 2016BTW, this is the first draft of the book and we really want to get...
Dec 22, 2016LabLynx offers a cloud based Used Oil Analysis (Tribology) LIMS. We have a number of...
Dec 20, 2016Aaah, that explains a lot. As for chemical analytical labs, there are many fine products...
Dec 20, 2016Hi Denise, in looking at your profile it appears the LIMS application might be for...
Dec 18, 2016I do not know of any LIMS vendors in Turkey but there may be some...
Dec 11, 2016Blog posting in Linkedin Discussions area is not a very good choice because of its...
Dec 10, 2016G M Butcher when is a DQ required and w...
Dec 6, 2016Gloria Sims, RN, MSN, government can provide a leadership...
Dec 2, 2016Samuel Gbogbo, I agree with you to the extent that govern...
Nov 21, 2016What Eric Engstrom describes are things that many public h...
Nov 19, 2016I am not an expert in this topic but it leads me to question the...
Nov 17, 2016There appears to be 3 options... 1. Remove government entirely with the exception of epidemic...
Nov 16, 2016The healthcare system is busted for most people. ACA tried to fix that and things...
Nov 13, 2016An excellent and productive way of looking at things. This will make data collection, management...
Nov 10, 2016Roger, that is interesting information and good to know. Thanks for posting that....
Nov 9, 2016Hi Pat, you are most welcome. Please browse around. Much of the site is still...
Nov 8, 2016Nan Wilson, from a functionality point of view, there i...
Nov 8, 2016I forgot to mention that SuiteCRM allows for unlimited users. That makes it a reasonable...
Nov 4, 2016Hi Nickolas, thanks for posting that detailed question. However, the right place for this is...
Oct 27, 2016So how is it that Open Source app validation is any different from Closed Source...
Oct 23, 2016Well, then I won't jump to the conclusion that the government is doing the right...
Oct 23, 2016Hi Mukunth, I am not sure I understand your question. Can you provide more context...
Oct 22, 2016Owen D. Kurtin are you saying that OCR waived the fine u...
Oct 19, 2016Those would be great topics. Why not write about them right on Linkedin? Linkedin has...
Oct 19, 2016I think the main reason that there is such a scarcity of good blogs on...
Oct 10, 2016A number of years ago, Gartner identified what they call: "The Nexus Forces of Change"....
Oct 4, 2016Pierre Rodrigues, than...
Oct 4, 2016Well, 10 seconds after my last post, google delivered up a bunch of interesting search...
Oct 4, 2016Here is a journal article that discusses just such a use case for Evernote: "Using...
Oct 4, 2016Here is a discussion on this specific topic on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/labrats/comments/37lmp7/can_evernote_be_used_as_a...
Oct 3, 2016For those interested, here are some tutorials that Joe has published to Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCms7_A8o1LlXQ1m6TF0PcdwThey are...
Oct 3, 2016Jeff, I will ask the scinote developers to chime in here. They are best to...
Sep 29, 2016Announcements of updates will go out on the weekly LIMSfinder newsletter. ...
Sep 29, 2016That function is only available in version 1.3 of sciNote. The version currently hosted on...
Sep 28, 2016It would be nice to have YouTube video tutorials on all of your various topics....
Sep 26, 2016BTW, here is a journal article you will find useful as it covers a Use...
Sep 26, 2016My interests in Evernote is in the API. I am thinking that when your LIMS...
Sep 25, 2016Felisha Sandifer, that is an excellent a...
Sep 23, 2016Debasish Mukherjee, I agree with your an...
Sep 22, 2016My personal observation is that growth areas are in Asia. Also the economics outside of...
Sep 22, 2016continued... The proprietary field of LIMS/LI is saturated and crowded with literally hundreds of offerings...
Sep 13, 2016Lemoene Smit, I too find that keeping thing...
Sep 13, 2016Yves Samson, yes we are in agreement. CI ...
Sep 13, 2016Akash Arya, I am not selling anything. I am providing thi...
Sep 12, 2016Yves Samson, I agree with you completely a...
Sep 12, 2016Akash Arya, your first response I think provides the answe...
Sep 12, 2016G M Butcher , thanks for your response and care for good b...
Sep 11, 2016Allison Dolan, why are you fine with the ...
Sep 11, 2016@Mark Owen and @G M Butcher, thanks for the excellent comments.
Sep 11, 2016There is the Mobile platform but that is about as exciting as a PC. Don't...
Sep 11, 2016I agree with you Terry Iorns. Those 2 points have initiate...
Sep 11, 2016Gloria Metrick, I don't think the discussion is getting off...
Sep 11, 2016I can provide some great examples of open source apps outside of our industry that...
Sep 9, 2016There are so many systems on the market and so many things to choose from,...
Sep 9, 2016In today’s mature LI market, I think Open Source is the clear way to disrupt...
Sep 8, 2016Allison Dolan, I agree with your risk analysis but if they (OCR) wish to enforce...
Sep 7, 2016This bug has been fixed under the 1.2.2 release. I understand it was fixed by...
Sep 6, 2016I think open source play a significant role in this market space. It will be...
Sep 5, 2016If you remember Allison Dolan, I had post...
Sep 4, 2016I think the risks are very low with this sort of integration. Many LIMS vendors...
Sep 1, 2016What makes this an ecosystem? Are there any Open Source alternatives?...
Sep 1, 2016Make sure Steve Kratochvil knows about this as he is working to get scinote hosted...
Sep 1, 2016Alan, please be sure when you test scinote to test it at both: http://www.scinote.net and...
Aug 31, 2016Alan, there is no action needed for scinote users. The upgrade happens automatically from the...
Aug 29, 2016If the IQ for each unit is the exact same and is documented as such...
Aug 28, 2016Hi Pradip, thank you so much for posting that video testimonial for Odoo in the...
Aug 25, 2016Allison Dolan - that structure promotes a...
Aug 24, 2016Sounds like they are doing their job. Now who gets the money generated from the...
Aug 24, 2016Did this ever get resolved? Once it is resolved, please post that and then close...
Aug 22, 2016Take a look at this comment: http://www.rfidjournal.com/blogs/experts/entry?10676Basically, it says you can use rfid tags in...
Aug 22, 2016Being in manufacturing and needing to provide consolidated data to corporate, many manufacturing operations will...
Aug 21, 2016Manfred Raida, it sou...
Aug 21, 2016A wedge type reader is easy for scanning in barcodes into fields on a screen....
Aug 18, 2016I agree with all of the comments from Lemoene S...
Aug 17, 2016Michael Wang, not free lunch from the sk...
Aug 14, 2016Hi Angela, we are currently working on user documentation and tutorials for sciNote. Once we...
Aug 13, 2016Additional, I consulted a professional connection I have, Bruce Berrest, that has many years of...
Aug 13, 2016You say: “In this situation would you state the print-out as raw data or as...
Aug 12, 2016Steve thanks. That works, I now see my avatar. ...
Aug 12, 2016Here it is, not even a year later from when the Kickstarter campaign was started...
Aug 12, 2016Perfect. Please post back when this feature is working and then I will close this...
Aug 11, 2016please be sure to post feature requests and bugs in the support forum...
Aug 11, 2016Here is a link to the code repository for scinote: https://github.com/biosistemika/scinote-web ...
Aug 10, 2016I forgot to mention that when you go to http://www.limsforum.com/scinote/ that if you scroll to...
Aug 8, 2016I recommend the use of Open Source applications within China. The trick is to find...
Aug 8, 2016Laurence Kurz-Misslin, slack is actually...
Aug 7, 2016Slack seems to be a popular messaging tool today but I wonder how much it...
Aug 5, 2016I think the bulk of the public thinks of FOSS as free speech, liberty, freedom...
Aug 2, 2016Ned, I hear those same things and it is hard to escape the rigors of...
Aug 1, 2016This sounds very strange and to the point of being unconstitutional. Mind you, my knowledge...
Aug 1, 2016I see one the unique aspects of sciNote compared to other ELN applications is the...
Jul 25, 2016I don't think much of the one tool: ResearcherID.com www.orcid.org already does this and has...
Jul 24, 2016Are you more specifically speaking about clinical trials? Would your software be more like OpenClinica...
Jul 24, 2016Simple arithmetic functions should be standard and then occasionally you need more complex algorithms that...
Jul 22, 2016What is wrong with using an EHR to collect this sort of patient data? There...
Jul 20, 2016Here is the full article that John Joyce developed for evaluating FOSS applications: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1hujIvHpfUwQjR0UlgtcGNCYU0/viewA...
Jul 20, 2016I agree with Terry, that is worth getting the vendor to do a real time...
Jul 20, 2016Happy to help. If you are in need of a LIMS/LIS, my company, http://www.lablynx.com can...
Jul 20, 2016I have reposted this discussion to Linkedin in order to solicit more help with your...
Jul 20, 2016Sorry for the messed up google link. Here it is shortened: http://bit.ly/2au7KoU ...
Jul 20, 2016Brian, blood banks are unique and have regulations that are specific to them. I know...
Jul 15, 2016Hi Laura, what is the reason for looking at those 3 LIMS? What are the...
Jul 11, 2016In speaking with the developer assigned to integrate sciNote.net with the limsforum.com site, we discussed...
Jul 4, 2016Ivan, I am not sure how a game works for education. Do you have some...
Jun 28, 2016The attack vectors increase with IoT. A cloud app provider may have the best security...
Jun 26, 2016Uuuugh :-( and that case of the Stanford swimmer who raped a girl and then...
Jun 25, 2016All that is said in the article is stuff that is said regularly. It has...
Jun 25, 2016Continued... I am losing patience with government bureaucrats who punish institutions because they have been...
Jun 21, 2016Suggest you not provide any paper copies of your SOPs and that they only be...
Jun 17, 2016Thank you Veronika for the feedback and links. That guidance will be valuable as a...
Jun 14, 2016Howard, all that is posted in your article is very true. However, we need to...
Jun 14, 2016BTW, our first course to be developed for the new site is a HIPAA training...
Jun 13, 2016Serge, that is more of list of key functions that would be part of a...
Jun 2, 2016Joe, very well put. I had not thought about educating the employers but I agree,...
Jun 1, 2016Tuhin, that is a great and logical question. These are simply on-line courses to educate,...
May 31, 2016BTW, here is the course on how to create your own courses.http://www.labcourses.com/labcourses/how-to-create-a-labcourse/...
May 26, 2016Kim, Shawn Douglas is the manager / editor for the LIMSwiki team. Here is his...
May 20, 2016Tim Strutt, those are great comments and advice. It is pretty timeless. I see the...
May 18, 2016I am sorry, I wish I could help you. I just suggest that you invite...
May 17, 2016Manish, I think your comments are spot on. Labware is a great career builder where...
May 16, 2016Pierre, there is no doubt the LIMS business is a very tough business. This is...
May 16, 2016Manish, most of the proprietary lims products have a very closed loop. The marketplace is...
May 15, 2016Roger A. Maduro, I agree completely. With the advent and acceptance of Cloud Computing &...
May 14, 2016Michael Wang, yes, history is the image in your rear view mirror. All of the...
May 13, 2016James Traub, it is a perspective with history. I would say that there are always...
May 12, 2016There is an on-line manual for labware 6: http://limshelp.labware.com/limsv6/V6Help_Main.htm ...
May 12, 2016Simon, thanks for posting that. I visited your company blog and it is most impressive....
May 12, 2016Please describe your implementation of Odoo as a LIMS. Also please provide a link to...
May 12, 2016Unfortunately, I do not believe Labware offers any public courses or access to their system....
May 11, 2016Chris, thanks for that ;-)...
May 9, 2016Yelena, we have found that setting up a dynamic data migration is the key to...
May 1, 2016Hi Umo, that is a very good discussion and a very large scope of that...
May 1, 20161. Telecon with vendors and get demonstrations of the products capabilities. 1. Be candid with...
Apr 27, 2016Sasidhar, we do plan to add courses on LIMS here within this site. Please check...
Apr 25, 2016This does not answer your question completely but doing a google search I did find...
Apr 19, 2016Here is the salary stats on bioinformatics professionals: http://www.indeed.com/salary?q1=bioinformatics&l1=...
Apr 19, 2016Hi Vijay, I am a bit disappointed that no one has posted any use cases...
Apr 9, 2016This generally sounds like an SDMS type of application. Not sure that the SDMS contains...
Apr 9, 2016Subhendu Mukhopadhyay, thank you for sharing this link with me: http://www.scientificcomputing.com/articles/2015/10/future-service I w...
Apr 9, 2016Aniruddha Paul, the short answer would be Yes. This is less about a specific product...
Apr 8, 2016I have never heard of Data Lake. What is it and can you post some...
Apr 6, 2016Joe, would you be willing to make the content on your site "Open Access" licensed...
Apr 6, 2016Joe, a great example of how training courses are licensed under Creative Commons is MIT...
Apr 5, 2016Bob Tonen, the scope of the book is focused on how to technically secure web...
Apr 5, 2016Bob, I do not quite understand the context of your questions and comments. If it...
Apr 5, 2016Bob Tonen, you have been mentioning iCloud. I assume you are speaking of Apple iCloud?...
Apr 4, 2016Tonny Sasse, sorry about that. I did not see where you tried to download it....
Apr 1, 2016Veronica, I have sent you an invite. Look forward to your edits....
Mar 31, 2016Looking forward to it Joe. Please be sure to publish everything under a Creative Commons...
Mar 27, 2016The limsbook site is currently undergoing some database maintenance. We should have the site back...
Mar 27, 2016Hi Konul, I am glad that guide is helpful to you. Please post back any...
Mar 18, 2016Pradeep, I need your email address in order to invite you....
Mar 16, 2016I have started a mindmap to help our discussions along. This map will evolve and...
Mar 16, 2016If anyone wants to add/edit the mindmap as part of this collaboration, please let me...
Mar 16, 2016In speaking with one of our group members, Shawn Douglas, he will kick things off...
Mar 12, 2016Gloria Metrick, that description sounds a little like tribal knowledge sharing through the spoken word....
Mar 11, 2016Sorry, I am located in USA. With the Internet there are no boarders... "Software without...
Mar 11, 2016Gloria, I think you make a good point about something I have thought about. Many...
Mar 11, 2016Andrew, my company makes a one-size-fits-all style LIMS. We have configurations that are precisely specific...
Mar 8, 2016I am posting a link back to this discussion for the original user. Thanks for...
Mar 8, 2016I posted a link to your question above to a discussion group on Linkedin and...
Mar 3, 2016Giulia Nacci, the booklet does not cover anything directly specific to lab automation. It covers...
Mar 2, 2016One example of an IoT device that we have been working with for clinical instrument...
Mar 2, 2016One example of an IoT device that we have been working with for clinical instrument...
Mar 2, 2016Edith Nadine Brackman, please feel free to cross post to FB. Everyone is welcome to...
Mar 1, 2016This book is a work in progress. I plan to revise it as I get...
Mar 1, 2016Jalal, funny you mention this. That is precisely the area I am looking at. Vet...
Feb 27, 2016Interesting article. Vermont is a small state so it is reasonable they pack in a...
Feb 26, 2016I am disappointed that no one has provided any comments on this. I am about...
Feb 25, 2016Joe, if you do find anything please be sure to post it back here. ...
Feb 24, 2016The short answer is: NO Even if the software is free to download and use...
Feb 23, 2016I have looked and cannot find a group either. What does the vendor offer? ...
Feb 19, 2016People are the single biggest solution and single biggest cause of the problem. The phrase...
Feb 18, 2016Manfred, ideally of course this randomizing would be done inside your lims. Is your lims...
Feb 18, 2016For what it does it seems fine but if you need a complete enterprise class...
Feb 18, 2016Very true Matthew. If you choose an open source solution or proprietary, you will want...
Feb 17, 2016If you can export your list of samples to be randomized to excel then you...
Feb 17, 2016If you are speaking of medical imaging, there is a good open source pathology system...
Feb 7, 2016Here is a follow-on article with additional suggestions: http://outonalims.com/2016/02/04/three-more-tips-on-writing-requirements/...
Feb 7, 2016Yes Roger, I have fallen into the same trap. That is the reason for the...
Feb 6, 2016Just to bullet list a few things I see as part of the requirements: *...
Feb 6, 2016Item number 5 can be fairly broad and is where the real meat needs to...
Feb 6, 2016Ok, I have digested the information presented by you Joe. I am interested in the...
Feb 5, 2016Nikhil, thanks for posting that question. I can tell you what our clients do in...
Jan 29, 2016Kaiszad, I am reaching out to my labware contacts to see if they are able...
Jan 29, 2016Amanda, we are migrating our career opportunities to our new Free job board at http://www.labcareers.com...
Jan 29, 2016Amanda, we are migrating our career opportunities to our new Free job board at http://www.labcareers.com...
Jan 27, 2016You are most welcome David. Any suggestions on improvements is most welcome....
Jan 27, 2016Ron, thanks for the kind words and please take advantage of the limsforum. We have...
Jan 25, 2016I am glad to see it go and hopefully not replaced with anything "Meaningful". It's...
Jan 25, 2016I see 4 different services providers: 1. LIMS software vendor's direct consulting staff 2. Independent...
Jan 25, 2016I note that many of the LIMS jobs are through #4, the staffing and placement...
Jan 25, 2016Terry, I was not referring to the lims selection process. I was really referring to...
Jan 25, 2016Yes Terry, only speaking about implementation services. So my original question is... Is there a...
Jan 25, 2016Terry, resource constraints are a definite problem for everyone. I personally think that having numerous...
Jan 25, 2016Hi Nicolas, your best bet is to contact Labware. They have local offices in China...
Jan 22, 2016Sam, I posted your question in another forum and solicited feedback. One person has replied:...
Jan 22, 2016Hi Vibha, both LabLynx and Labware have a combination of LIMS and ELN for those...
Jan 19, 2016Joe, there is much to digest here.  Stay tuned, I hope to come back with...
Jan 15, 2016LabLynx is interested as a SaaS/Cloud provider of LIMS.  If a Cloud based LIMS will...
Jan 5, 2016Sunita, I believe you will have to contact Thermo directly to get those files.  They...
Dec 31, 2015My updated thoughts about Theranos:  Bottom line is they are waaaaaaaaay over valued.  Their technology...
Dec 30, 2015The outline formatting I put in got all screwed up. I will start a mindmap...
Dec 30, 2015I see books on the following topic areas would cause the creation of a lot...
Dec 28, 2015Here is the github repository for LabVia: https://github.com/sciCloud/labvia ...
Dec 27, 2015Here is a journal article that applies the Raspberry PI to Bioinformatics: http://www.limsforum.com/journal4273%CF%80-bioi...
Dec 26, 2015Hi SMMA and welcome to the group.  Please post questions and everyone will do their...
Dec 25, 2015Thanks Chris, I have created a group called LabVia so we can use this for...
Dec 25, 2015Chris, Bob and I will make an attempt to release our LabVia as open source...
Dec 22, 2015Yasir, I hate to say it but I think we need to stop with Pentaho....
Dec 21, 2015Yasir, after more review of Pentaho, please make the standard reports with Odoo and not...
Dec 20, 2015Theranos is a good case study to watch within the laboratory industry.  To that end,...
Dec 20, 2015Please post any Pentaho videos that you find interesting and helpful to the project and...
Dec 20, 2015These are old videos but the concepts should still apply. ...
Dec 20, 2015Here is a playlist of videos that demonstrate Odoo/OpenERP and Pentaho Integrations:
Dec 20, 2015Yasir, can you please use Pentaho for developing the reports in OLiMS.  I do not...
Dec 19, 2015Given this reality that Odoo is a framework like Flask, I want to start another...
Dec 19, 2015I found the following doing a search that helps everyone better understand the concept of...
Dec 18, 2015Here are the thoughts I had and that I posted in response to the blog:
Dec 18, 2015The serial to ethernet converter device is fine but in the end the LXL probably...
Dec 16, 2015Bob Walters will be sending you the code we have and will help you with...
Dec 16, 2015I am looking forward to sponsoring the next project which will be to recreate OpenEMR...
Dec 16, 2015Yasir, how are reports created in Odoo?  Will you be using the Odoo report creator...
Dec 16, 2015Yasir, it sounds like you and your team are making great progress.  For our part...
Dec 16, 2015We don’t sell our LabVia product.  We simply use it as a tool / code...
Dec 15, 2015I did not expect you to post your email address here. I gave my email...
Dec 15, 2015Sorry but I am as open source as I care to be.  If you want...
Dec 15, 2015Great, I will get with my developer in the morning and he will email you...
Dec 15, 2015BTW, which LIS are you trying to interface to? ...
Dec 15, 2015Hi Chris, this actually sounds like it should be straight forward.  I will forward this...
Dec 14, 2015Congratulations to the sciNote.net folks.  I have gone ahead and boosted my contribution from 500...
Dec 13, 2015Try Eric Vest at Labware: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericbvest Try Simon Wood at Starlims: 
Dec 13, 2015That is a very interesting and useful observation about the Russian market.  I guess you...
Dec 13, 2015Hi Alexandr, do you think that Open Source applications in this area would have a...
Dec 11, 2015Tony, your test worked. ...
Dec 11, 2015Hi Jana, maybe you could share some screen shots and demo videos in this group....
Dec 8, 2015Yasir, what does POC stand for? Also, we are going to need to setup a...
Dec 8, 2015Hi Chris, we are actively working on adding a job board into the LIMSforum site....
Dec 7, 2015One other thing to consider…  I strongly recommend that your wiki have a Creative Commons...
Dec 7, 2015Hi Rasha, what you describe seems to be ideal in a wiki format.  For instance,...
Dec 6, 2015Yasir, can you please post some screen shots by creating a new discussion and share...
Dec 3, 2015Jana, thank you for that update and we all look forward to the initial release....
Dec 2, 2015I was not aware that SAP had a stability module or any functionality that was...
Dec 2, 2015I think there are plenty of good, free options for clinicians and small practices. On...
Dec 2, 2015Both of those are free offerings that include unlimited support and unlimited users....
Dec 2, 2015Alexander, there is very much a desert when it comes to good Open Source LIMS/LIS/ELN/SDMS....
Dec 2, 2015Alexander, here is the Github repository for the project: https://github.com/sciCloud/OLiMS Remember, we are in early...
Dec 1, 2015Yasir, when do you think a beta release will be ready for our members to...
Dec 1, 2015I personally think that Theranos is little more than a PoCT provider for a limited...
Nov 30, 2015One starting place is the list of open source software that is cataloged on the...
Nov 24, 2015The MPL license is a good license and a wise choice for this product. It...
Nov 24, 2015One of my questions was answered on the kickstart page for the project. It is...
Nov 24, 2015I like this project and just finished pledging $499 to it. I really hope it...
Nov 24, 2015Katarina, this is very exciting. Is it open source? Can you please provide a link...
Nov 23, 2015Kami, this sounds much like a previous discussion in the group.  Here is the link...
Nov 22, 2015Thanks for posting that Srikanth. ...
Nov 22, 2015Katarina, thanks for that posting. My personal commentary on this is that the observations in...
Nov 22, 2015The association of public health laboratories has an initiative to deliver LIMS to public health...
Nov 21, 2015I have added the LIMSwiki.org as a fundamental part of the Laboratory Informatics Institute in...
Nov 21, 2015Johan, I think we have the proper ssl cert for limsforum.com applied now.  Keep in...
Nov 20, 2015Here is the link to the Conference Announcements Group ...
Nov 20, 2015I think it is important to recognize that a LIMS is more of a business...
Nov 20, 2015Johan, thanks for posting this and I will indeed get that fixed. As a side...
Nov 19, 2015[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqn_AvoC3hM] ...
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Nov 19, 2015[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8n6q3phB-U] ...
Nov 19, 2015Lecture 4: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lq7aQZ_Ry0] ...
Nov 19, 2015Lecture 3: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pkj3XuAGvc] ...
Nov 19, 2015Second part of the introductory series:
Nov 18, 2015This posting was approved because it covers a discussion recently posted by another member. PET...
Nov 14, 2015Ok, we are making some progress. We now have a tool for managing our projects...
Nov 14, 2015Sounds good Claude, I hope I can help with this. Will give it our best...
Nov 13, 2015I have modified the mindmap to be more comprehensive to include the entire scope of...
Nov 13, 2015Well, actually, I am wrong… It is not limited at all. If you are assigned...
Nov 13, 2015Kinda cool but of limited use. It just lets folks know what we have planned....
Nov 13, 2015BTW, for fun, I am sharing the mindmap that Shawn and I are working on...
Nov 13, 2015Shawn, thanks for the post and for posting on our Linkedin group as well. ...
Nov 13, 2015Claude, we use Mirth to handle many different types of files and for parsing those...
Nov 4, 2015BTW, we have now put all Docker experiments on hold.  We were putting various apps...
Nov 3, 2015For this effort, the next step planned is get the Odoo app into our member's...
Nov 3, 2015Additionally and parallel to this, Alan Vaughan will be developing the LIMSpec for Open Source...
Nov 3, 2015Samir, right now I am finding out who all is interested. The following tasks must...
Nov 3, 2015Lluis, I completely forgot about Biostars.... Yes, that is the goto place for bioinformatics discussions....
Nov 2, 2015The new OLiMS is a fork of Bika LIMS as I had mentioned earlier. So...
Nov 2, 2015BTW, we have a lot of research projects planned within the Laboratory Informatics Institute and...
Nov 2, 2015Rebecca, thank you for joining in on the Informatics Research Fellowship. Per our discussion this...
Nov 1, 2015Terry, sorry to take so long to get back with you. I wanted to let...
Nov 1, 2015The type of help needed is testing the application that is being developed. The testing...
Nov 1, 2015Vivek, do you have a link you can share to the other groups that you...
Nov 1, 2015I found it: https://www.reddit.com/r/bioinformatics/ You are right, much better. I am working on a group...
Oct 30, 2015Take a look at: * http://lablynx.com/Customers/Environmental/tabid/836/Default.aspx *
Oct 30, 2015You will also want to get this guide: http://www.limsbook.com/the-complete-guide-to-lims-laboratory-informatics-2015-edit...
Oct 29, 2015Qian, there is nothing specific about a clinical tox lab that precludes any particular QC...
Oct 29, 2015Also, here is a good discussion that took place that covered this topic in detail...
Oct 29, 2015Here is a clickable link: 
Oct 26, 2015There was a blog post from Gloria along with some comments back and forth concerning...
Oct 26, 2015Rod, I agree completely about community colleges taking this on. This discipline does not rise...
Oct 26, 2015Hi Peng, Radiopharmacy is different from regular pharma QC or research. Lablogic is one of...
Oct 26, 2015Manuals on the LIMS might help. Since Peng mentioned Labware, here is their LIMS on-line...
Oct 26, 2015If I can find any detailed tech docs on other PET LIMS, I will post...
Oct 25, 2015I think things are taking a turn for the worse for Theranos:  http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/25/9607804/walgreens-halt...
Oct 25, 2015You are most welcome. Please be sure to join into our group at: http://www.limsforum.com. Our...
Oct 25, 2015Yes, good idea. It is a specialty area....
Oct 25, 2015There are other choices: http://www.limsforum.com/new-pet-and-radiopharmacy-lims/52024/ Also, you may want to get this guide:
Oct 23, 2015Actually, what I need to do is vet the groups on Linkedin and identify the...
Oct 23, 2015Jerry, I am glad our forum was helpful.  Please be sure to use it again...
Oct 23, 2015Smells of hype to me. It is also a rather pathetic sort of marketing stunt...
Oct 23, 2015Thanks for that feedback. So it sounds like the obligation is on the CE to...
Oct 23, 2015Owen, I can see that case law has not yet been established with this example...
Oct 23, 2015Bart, in the main discussion title, the word "them" refers to Amazon or other Cloud...
Oct 23, 2015So how would you counsel Dropbox to ensure that they (dropbox) comply with a law...
Oct 23, 2015Allison, thanks for that reply. I think that really clears things up for me. I...
Oct 23, 2015Owen, I know that in law, every case is unique and cannot be generalized too...
Oct 23, 2015Ok, to try and put a fine point on this... We agree that Dropbox is...
Oct 23, 2015Here is an article that discusses click-wrap BAA: http://www.insidecounsel.com/2012/08/10/technology-cloud-computing...
Oct 23, 2015Allison, I understand the position that Dropbox and other cloud providers take. However, if I...
Oct 23, 2015James, if an AWS client puts PHI data on an AWS hosted server and the...
Oct 23, 2015James, your statements appear to be at odds with the statements from Owen. Please look...
Oct 23, 2015All, I did not start this discussion to talk specifically about Dropbox. I am using...
Oct 23, 2015James, that is not my statement but my interpretation of all the comments from Owen....
Oct 23, 2015Owen, if you are correct (and I have no reason to doubt it given your...
Oct 23, 2015Forewarned is forearmed. I agree that given what you say, there is going to be...
Oct 23, 2015Allison, that rings true to me from a practical stand point. However, if I am...
Oct 23, 2015It seems to me that given the dire penalties that can be imposed for HIPAA...
Oct 23, 2015Allison, I also prefer the option where the patient can get an email notification that...
Oct 23, 2015Allison, that is brilliant IMO... Social media login account is a great way to handle...
Oct 23, 2015Sounds like a huge risk and no reward. You send an email to a patient...
Oct 23, 2015Allison, I think email is a very, very bad idea except as a notification that...
Oct 23, 2015As a patient, I prefer emails too but I am not the one who is...
Oct 22, 2015Mary, we will be adding a pretty nice xray search facility in this group to...
Oct 22, 2015The RTP area has quite a number at Quintiles and many other places in the...
Oct 22, 2015Agree with your take on Theranos Rebecca.   I really hope they succeed.  We need...
Oct 22, 2015Rebecca I got rid of the other 2 repeated comments ...
Oct 22, 2015One of the interesting features of this new forum is that you can paste in...
Oct 21, 2015Terry, today turned into a very, very busy day and I am out the rest...
Oct 21, 2015Terry, that is fantastic information and a very thorough analysis. I don't know how to...
Oct 20, 2015Terry, thanks for helping out on testing things. Maybe the Linkedin service was down for...
Oct 20, 2015If anyone else is having trouble logging in with Linkedin, please post back here. Terry,...
Oct 20, 2015Terry, are you able to get to this discussion and see all the comments without...
Oct 19, 2015Howard, as you know the industry is still evolving on how to share pricing.  You...
Oct 19, 2015I like the embedded slideshare.  Did you paste in embed code? ...
Oct 19, 2015Howard those are good thoughts.  Our LIMS does not currently have that sort of forecasting...
Oct 19, 2015Hi, thanks for the posting.  We will fix the bug that is preventing links in...
Oct 19, 2015Thanks Amin, yes everything is being tweaked.  I need to put in a facility for...
Oct 19, 2015Owen, thanks for sharing that.  Always helpful to have unique postings that focus on areas...
Oct 18, 2015Tony, I agree, this discussion should be over.  However, there are some that still exist...
Oct 17, 2015Setti...
Oct 17, 2015Please post links to any discussions in any groups you belong to that might be...
Oct 17, 2015Please post any suggestions about the rules you think are appropriate. ...
Oct 16, 2015Well, that actually sounds very, very high.  Remember this is just the lab.  The LIMS...
Oct 16, 2015Hi Moyin, one of the first things you would want to do is develop the...
Oct 14, 2015Hi labsoftlims…  Thanks for posting this back.  We are busy testing out the new LIMSforum...
Oct 14, 2015Lauren, as promised, here is a brief video demonstration of functionality in our LabLynx LIMS...
Oct 13, 2015James, I have updated the site as you suggested. Please take a look at it...
Oct 13, 2015Rebecca, thanks for the reply. To get to the site through your smartphone, there is...
Oct 13, 2015James, good idea. I will take care of that today and post back here as...
Oct 12, 2015Is everyone getting an email alert about new comments? ...
Oct 12, 2015Thanks David. ...
Oct 12, 2015Subhendu, your posting did not appear on the LIMSforum group on Linkedin but it did...
Oct 12, 2015Rebecca, it works well on the smartphone too. ...
Oct 12, 2015Shawn, it could be all the things you say but in business, few of us...
Oct 12, 2015The table that compares when LIMS, when SAP is quite good. That hits it dead-on...
Oct 12, 2015A very good place to start is by downloading the Complete Guide to LIMS and...
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Oct 11, 2015Thanks Artur. I am planning logins beyond just LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great social platform...
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Oct 10, 2015I like this article. ...
Oct 10, 2015Hi Giovanni, thanks for helping me test the new site for our group. Please feel...
Oct 10, 2015One important test is to see if you get notified when a comment gets posted...
Oct 10, 2015This is a test posting of a comment ...
Oct 9, 2015Ok, we will get an example posted for you next week. ...
Oct 9, 2015Does my response answer your question? I am happy to create a small video example...
Oct 9, 2015Alex, I have noticed that the DiY approach is used most often in the academic...
Oct 9, 2015HIPAA/HITECH is exclusive to the US and the laws here. I am sure other countries...
Oct 9, 2015Joe, that is an excellent list. Here is also a very comprehensive list on the...
Oct 9, 2015It pays to have penetration testing performed on all regulated systems. As Gloria points out,...
Oct 9, 2015Nicholas, while this does not directly answer your question, it is the best I could...
Oct 9, 2015I hope this actually takes off with the instrument vendors. In the clinical world most...
Oct 9, 2015Congrats Terry and Alex. Keep up the great work!...
Oct 9, 2015All of those are excellent points. Not everything is controlled within the LIMS or any...
Oct 9, 2015I recommend C#. The MS visual studio is great and there is a ton of...
Oct 9, 2015We had to make the choice quite a number of years ago about migrating from...
Oct 9, 2015Katharine, my feelings on Java come from the popular IT press. There is enough bad...
Oct 9, 2015I would like to make one final point about development languages. I do not see...
Oct 9, 2015Scott, I agree completely with you. The focus should be less on the security of...
Oct 9, 2015Speaking as a vendor we get that sort of question a lot. However, the question...
Oct 9, 2015As far as I can tell it does not exist, meaning it is not in...
Oct 9, 2015The ASTM standard http://www.astm.org/Standards/E1394.htm while withdrawn, is by far the most popular interface standard in...
Oct 9, 2015Jason, Shawn Douglas developed the list and my guidance was that it should be the...
Oct 9, 2015Jason, I found your discussion: http://lnkd.in/3F9UVA It is definitely a good discussion. I will note...
Oct 9, 2015I am going to propose to Shawn that we combine the 2 tables into just...
Oct 9, 2015Shawn, there are sooooo many good discussions, I think we need to drop the top...
Oct 9, 2015Shawn, thanks for making the changes to the listing. For anyone who has not yet...
Oct 9, 2015Shawn Douglas has just updated the wiki site that has a list of all the...
Oct 9, 2015The article is an interesting topic. Not much to do with LIMS but interesting nonetheless....
Oct 9, 2015Justin, what have you heard? Do you know specifically which Payors are asking for test...
Oct 9, 2015I had no idea. So much for privacy. I guess it is a case of...
Oct 9, 2015Alex, the areas that Terry point out are a great starting place. Those and others...
Oct 9, 2015I cannot speak for other cloud vendors but LabLynx is specifically a Cloud/SaaS LIMS vendor...
Oct 9, 2015Alex that is a great question. When we first started hosting for pharma clients all...
Oct 9, 2015Tim, we have experienced having to operate to the SOP's of the hosted client as...
Oct 9, 2015Multi-tenancy like you describe just isn't worth the trouble for us. Unless you are selling...
Oct 9, 2015I like the second one....
Oct 9, 2015Doing a quick google of the topic brings back some potential resources to look at:...
Oct 9, 2015Terry, I am in complete agreement. That is how I manage my group's postings and...
Oct 9, 2015Terry, you say: "A member might inquire how to accomplish something. I think it is...
Oct 9, 2015Now that we are all agreed about everything, let's stop talking about rules stuff and...
Oct 9, 2015@Klaus, I don't think the interfaces that David is describing are for clinical applications. If...
Oct 9, 2015@David, observing that you are a senior product manager at Thermo, would the implementation of...
Oct 9, 2015@David, if you do get an answer to your questions, would you mind posting your...
Oct 9, 2015I feel that thinking is the single most important job of a cxo. Thinking is...
Oct 9, 2015Margaret, I use a mind mapping tool to organize my thoughts and ideas. I use:...
Oct 9, 2015I do see Angelo's point and when he posted this in the LIMSforum group, I...
Oct 9, 2015Angelo, please do not have any bad feelings about this conversation. It is just friendly...
Oct 9, 2015We are working on functionality specific to tablets for our LIMS. It will start as...
Oct 9, 2015Maybe a tablet can act as a clipboard replacement....
Oct 9, 2015I would imagine there is a sound reason that Ivan did not go to Thermo...
Oct 9, 2015@Joel, what you proposed to Ivan seemed like an obvious route for him if he...
Oct 9, 2015Joel, I agree with all that you say. I know from experience that customers in...
Oct 9, 2015I way prefer SQL Server over Oracle. Our LIMS supports both but we charge about...
Oct 9, 2015I had to shorten the link for it to work in linkedin: http://bit.ly/14W3jL7...
Oct 9, 2015@Gloria, I have read a number of comments from you in the past regarding the...
Oct 9, 2015@Gloria, great response and analogy. I think I understand where you are coming from. Speaking...
Oct 9, 2015I think we slightly hijacked Justin's posting a bit. Good discussion none-the-less....
Oct 9, 2015Steve, this problem exists regularly in the clinical world. In fact, so much so, that...
Oct 9, 2015BTW, I see you are with Cristal. We have our LIMS at the Cristal research...
Oct 9, 2015One more note.... If you do use a serial-to-ethernet box like the one linked to...
Oct 9, 2015Steve, I do not know of any journal articles off the top of my head...
Oct 9, 2015Peter, great question. The term does not matter unless everyone is on the same page...
Oct 9, 2015Everything David says is true. This means the winners in the enviro game are the...
Oct 9, 2015"We find that if you focus on high customer service, and deliver what the customer...
Oct 9, 2015Terry, I think the economics of a commercial environmental lab is substantially different from that...
Oct 9, 2015I think besides Cloud stuff, HTML 5 is the most exciting tech. Check out this...
Oct 9, 2015Some think that tablets and smartphones are going to be big in LI. I think...
Oct 9, 2015Christy, do keep in mind we have not launched it yet and the sands are...
Oct 9, 2015We use a "File Monitor" windows service that we developed to monitor files and folders...
Oct 9, 2015David, there are actually quite a few Open Source LIMS projects. One that is quite...
Oct 9, 2015My personal observation of LIMS and ELN is that there is a growing overlap of...
Oct 9, 2015Instrument integration as an added bonus may be a subjective statement. I know many pharma...
Oct 9, 2015@All who posted: I see a lot of overlap between LIMS and ELN. I think...
Oct 9, 2015Terry's approach seems to be process oriented with the right tools mixed in to fit...
Oct 9, 2015Paul, I remember when you guys started that development of LabHQ. Are you an owner...
Oct 9, 2015Patricia, Terry, this same posting was posted in the group I run but I moved...
Oct 9, 2015Has anyone in the group seen a trend similar to this within their own organizations?...
Oct 9, 2015Terry, what you say is sound. However, how many people take sound advice? The world...
Oct 9, 2015Terry, the new group at http://www.limsforum.com is basically up and running but is not ready...
Oct 9, 2015Thanks Will and everyone for the encouraging words. I do not want to move this...
Oct 8, 2015Lauren, this functionality is quite common in most of the LIMS in traditional commercial testing...
Oct 8, 2015Roger, the new venue addresses that. We have a complete archive of all discussions and...
Oct 8, 2015Sorry about all the number 1's, but this is yet another defect in Linkedin software....
Oct 8, 2015Same rules at this group apply to the new group. Here are the rules of...
Oct 8, 2015Howard, it is not really going away exactly. The group will still be here. It...
Oct 8, 2015Yep, you can do this. We are using the JSON data feed for the groups...
Oct 8, 2015Marc, the use case your describe is not the same as what I was describing....
Oct 8, 2015Thanks Herbert. The site development continues and unlike Linkedin, everyone will be able to speak...
Oct 8, 2015Well, I have to post this... A member just posted a response to this discussion...
Oct 7, 2015Marc, hope it helps. Once you evaluate it, please post back here, your findings. It...
Oct 7, 2015Roger, I will not move things until this is all working as expected. I am...
Oct 7, 2015Marc, we have had good success with SoftEther: https://www.softether.org/ In fact we use this as...
Oct 7, 2015Asif, it is clear that Linkedin is having some serious issues with their software. The...
Oct 7, 2015Hi Asif, I am glad the group has been of help. I will be posting...
Oct 7, 2015Yes, a big mess. In fact, not only are the policies worthless and counter productive,...
Oct 7, 2015I found this. Please give it a try and post back what you think: http://www.lynda.com/Crystal-Reports-training-tutorials/1224-0.html...
Oct 6, 2015Yes, a bummer to say the least. Fortunately we won't lose anything in the move...
Oct 6, 2015Here are the most disturbing changes that have caused me to now work to move...
Oct 6, 2015Hi Jerry, for developing applications, there are lots of choices and every developer has their...
Oct 1, 2015It is not offensive or I would move them to promotion. They are valid and...
Oct 1, 2015I used quickbase from Intuit to do exactly this in the past. We have since...
Oct 1, 2015Pietro, we did not find any module that fit either. However it is very easy...
Sep 28, 2015Don't worry Terry. The group is not changing at all. I hate spam worse than...
Sep 27, 2015Can anyone provide a link to an example of a good UI/UX for a web...
Sep 25, 2015Crista, please note the following rules from the rules area of the group: * 5....
Sep 22, 2015Pasquale, I think you are right. User Experience (UX) is the right metric to be...
Sep 22, 2015Ari, that is the sort of thing I was thinking of. Thanks for that link....
Sep 22, 2015I have allowed this posting in the main part of this group because it asks...
Sep 21, 2015That is true but there are things that make the software more usable. Can you...
Sep 21, 2015I was recently at an Open Source Health IT conference and attended a presentation on...
Sep 13, 2015David, here is a video that touches on the things you mention but a bit...
Sep 12, 2015Jordan, that is what we have found as well with our clients....
Sep 11, 2015Kevin, that is exactly the sort of observations I have been making myself. Our LIMS...
Sep 9, 2015Here is a wiki article that helps as well: http://bit.ly/1UkWNd3...
Sep 9, 2015Hi Beri, where is the link?...
Sep 9, 2015Matt I agree that hipaa is a strong consideration as is 21cfr part 11. We...
Sep 9, 2015Greg, I think the basic fear that many people have about Open Source is caused...
Sep 8, 2015Matt, my interpretation of your comment is that you make a great case for a...
Sep 6, 2015Greg, speaking for myself, I have never been paid to work in a lab. I...
Sep 6, 2015Hi Pujing, it has been a number of years now since you first posted about...
Sep 4, 2015A key technology for personalized medicine is Molecular Diagnostics testing. Much of the test development...
Sep 3, 2015Andre, it is funny you mention openPCR. Last year I was going to order one...
Sep 3, 2015Thanks Kimberly for posting this interesting article....
Sep 2, 2015Ron, your comments are very interesting. I can only speak about my own situation but...
Sep 2, 2015John, I don't think the point is missed. Maybe I am just not communicating properly....
Sep 2, 2015@John Newtown, not at all. The ability to have scripting is not a negative. Most...
Sep 2, 2015Very cool!! That was a great demonstration of the capabilities. I see uses for this...
Sep 2, 2015Isaac, the cheapest LIMS is free. Open Source is your best bet. I have made...
Sep 2, 2015You are most welcome Isaac. Please post back here which system you finally settle upon...
Sep 2, 2015Hi Ronald, I was just trying to keep the description short since the site it...
Sep 2, 2015Brandon, I have not dealt much in the academic area but with 73,000 members in...
Sep 2, 2015That looks fun Simon....
Sep 2, 2015Hi Jobin, this is a great and very timely topic. I personally believe that Open...
Sep 2, 2015The Cons to Open Source is that it is basically a community based project that...
Sep 2, 2015I agree with John Joyce about the proprietary license agreements to a degree. The proprietary...
Sep 2, 2015@Matt, those are all practical considerations and add instrument interfacing to the mix with that...
Sep 2, 2015Here is an article for Chemical & Engineering News entitled LIMS In The Cloud: http://cen.acs.org/articles/88/i21/LIMS-Cloud.html...
Sep 2, 2015At our LIMS company (LabLynx), in 2007 100% of our LIMS were installed on premise....
Sep 2, 2015@Matt, I agree completely on all fronts. I think Open Source is a fundamental part...
Sep 2, 2015Alexander, you ask: are there specific features for managing experimental protocols? Answer: Yes. Here is...
Sep 2, 2015@John Joyce - This is a first class paper IMHO. I believe that it will...
Sep 2, 2015Take a look at: HealthCloud - http://healthcloudpol.com - available for Physician office labs to clinical...
Sep 2, 2015Julien, I liked the comparison with the other notebook apps (foss). All the comments he...
Sep 2, 2015Andre, I agree with your thoughts. Open Source projects go beyond the commercial and academic...
Sep 2, 2015Here is the link to download elabFTW Notebook software: http://www.elabftw.net/ The app is very basic...
Sep 2, 2015Arun, in the LIMS industry, there are so many product offerings across so many specialized...
Sep 2, 2015Mark, great comments. I agree that one platform is not realistic but a hybrid system...
Sep 2, 2015For those interested in learning more about AIMS that Mark mentioned, here is a summary...
Aug 22, 2015Very interesting. So is the government above the law since it makes and enforces the...
Aug 19, 2015I bet Amazon will have to come up with an answer to that reality. I...
Aug 2, 2015Cheryl, Larry, I think you both meant to post your comments to this discussion: https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/2069898-60305...
Aug 2, 2015Thanks James. Do post back here any things that need updating or improvement. We seek...
Aug 2, 2015Thanks everyone for the kind words. Just to let you know, we are working on...
Aug 2, 2015Hi Shalaka, what was your basis for comparing QuikLIMS to StarLIMS? I have never heard...
Aug 2, 2015Robert, I have been looking at it myself for some embedded hardware devices that we...
Aug 2, 2015BTW, LabLynx has quietly been introducing our Free Cloud based LIS for Physician Office Laboratories...
Aug 2, 2015Yep, Amazon has a great API so it will not be hard to integrate purchasing...
Aug 2, 2015Andrey, LIMS that have clinical diagnostics functionality is better suited than most traditional clinical LIS...
Aug 2, 2015Have you looked at LabKey?...
Aug 2, 2015I looked at gnomex a few years back. It needed a whole lot of work...
Aug 2, 2015Raashmi, what criteria and requirements are you using to compare these 3 ELNs? Each, undoubtedly...
Aug 2, 2015Others to look at are: * http://khemia.com/ * http://www.chemware.com *
Aug 2, 2015Also forgot to mention http://www.autoscribeinformatics.com/...
Aug 2, 2015Eric, you will want to give a Free Open Source app a try. If it...
Aug 2, 2015Do post back to the group what you finally decide to go with and why....
Aug 2, 2015Hi Shahrooz, I think this posting may be best in our subgroup, ChromatographyTalk. https://www.linkedin.com/grp/home?gid=2288722...
Aug 2, 2015Cheryl, isn't the scripting language of Labware, "LIMS Basic"? I think this is proprietary to...
Aug 2, 2015Here is the discussion: https://www.linkedin.com/grp/post/2069898-6014803184764145666...
Aug 2, 2015Which AU analyzer are you trying to interface to?...
Aug 2, 2015Understood. We developed LabVia to interface to the actual instrument and take care of the...
Aug 2, 2015Jason, not luck, just a bunch of code or bunch of fill in the blank...
Aug 2, 2015Clint, what is your question about the AU400? Perhaps it is about interfacing?...
Jul 2, 2015To continue with this discussion, visit: http://www.limsforum.com/lims-forum/lims-rfp-for-city-of-durham-nc-drinking-water-lim...
Jul 2, 2015What Terry describes is so common place in large organizations. Large is defined by lots...
Jul 2, 2015Howard, can you provide a real world example for both cases? I have not looked...
Jul 2, 2015Anil, I concur. At my company we will not get involved with anything related to...
Jul 2, 2015I vote for Phased Approach most of the time if it involves lots of people....
Jul 2, 2015That is true but are there any suggestions on how to make the integration easier...
Jul 2, 2015I will invite a Beckman person who is in this group to comment on this...
Jul 2, 2015David, I am afraid you are probably right. I was resigning myself to the fact...
Jul 2, 2015BTW, the AU480 does not use the ASTM interface like all most all other clinical...
Jul 2, 2015The au480 takes about 6 to 8 hours to complete the integration and validate it....
Jul 2, 2015I see IoT (internet of things) being a technology trend that goes hand-in-hand with cloud...
Jul 2, 2015Other technologies that may be of interest for application to LIMS/LI systems would be: HTML5...
Jul 2, 2015Here is an interesting application of IoT for the lab and more: https://www.getpixie.com/ Put that...
Jul 2, 2015Joe, with regard to management of an app, I see version control and update management...
Jul 2, 2015Brenda, I think it is best to avoid naming people/companies in something that is controversial...
Jul 2, 2015Vicki, what database is your LIMS built on? How can you develop this functionality if...
Jul 2, 2015I have not heard of this issue since the early '90's. I would have thought...
Jul 2, 2015Most all of the instruments used in the clinical world use these standards: Low level...
Jul 2, 2015Which regulatory compliance applies? SOX, HIPAA/HITECH, etc?...
Jul 2, 2015You need to pick the reg that applies. Don't apply archiving based on a reg...
Jul 2, 2015Jordan, any LIMS that can consume a Service Oriented Architecture API/web services will be able...
Jul 2, 2015Jordan, please be sure to post back your findings and how you are able to...
Jul 2, 2015Hi Ganesh, check out this chemical inventory app. It is browser based, inexpensive and has...
Jul 2, 2015It depends on the size of the company with the lab. For a commercial testing...
Jul 2, 2015There is a short but good article written by Gloria Metrick that is related to...
Jul 2, 2015BTW, some good examples of true platform applications are: Wordpress Alfresco Salesforce SugarCRM Redmine Joomla...
Jun 6, 2015Davut, I know this is an obvious comment but when we have had similar problems...
Jun 2, 2015Pietro, I have successfully sent the file to my kindle account. I got no limitation...
Jun 2, 2015Pietro, thank you for that feedback. I look forward to you complete review after you...
Jun 2, 2015Thanks for the kind words Meiler. The next big thing is to develop a tool...
Jun 2, 2015No, the book is free....
Jun 2, 2015Adam, I looked at the Linkedin search api some time back. I decided against it...
Jun 2, 2015I did a search in Linkedin for all blog posts with the word LIMS... Here...
Jun 2, 2015Be sure to note the link in the upper right of the list. This is...
Jun 2, 2015I must say that I am very disappointed with the quality of the blog posts...
Jun 2, 2015Kaushik, I agree that the ratio of comments to discussions is the best way to...
Jun 2, 2015I still see the stats at this link: https://www.linkedin.com/groups?groupDashboard=&gid=2069898 Are you not able to see...
Jun 2, 2015Interesting application. The first thing that comes to mind is to utilize the smartphone that...
Jun 2, 2015Corey, excellent questions given the changes in the UI from Linkedin. Click the About menu...
Jun 2, 2015I am not sure how a LIMS saves time for patients. LIMS are not used...
Jun 2, 2015The time saving aspects generally occur with: 1. Reduced Data Entry through instrument interfaces 1....
Jun 2, 2015The HIPAA rules of encryption will allow the native data encryption of the database. You...
Jun 2, 2015Here is an MSDN article describing transparent data encryption (encryption of data at rest): https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb934049.aspx
Jun 2, 2015Those requirements would necessitate a smart type of barcode scanner that has computing power built...
Jun 2, 2015Please be sure to post back to this discussion to let everyone know what you...
Jun 2, 2015You might want to take a look at openBIS: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=OpenBIS openBIS is a free extensible...
Jun 2, 2015To save some time here is the rfp download but if you are going to...
Jun 2, 2015Many LIMS have the capability of managing quality. Can you describe some of the functions...
Jun 2, 2015Can you start this off by sharing some of the ideas you have gained from...
Jun 2, 2015This is a great perspective of how commercial labs look at instrumentation or pretty much...
Jun 2, 2015Would a data warehouse do a better job than cloning?...
Jun 2, 2015LIMS project don't have to be painful. You can start by eliminating the IT headaches...
Jun 2, 2015Ouch! you better watch out for those Harley guys :-) Don't you know that half...
May 9, 2015The requirements and regulations for LIS are pretty different from LIMS. There is a lot...
May 2, 2015Conlen, I will take care of it when I am back on Monday....
May 2, 2015Yes Mjete, please download as many of the books as you like....
May 2, 2015Rebecca, yes that is true. The trick is to id the FOSS projects that are...
May 2, 2015Richard, I think there is now a real risk in continuing with Linkedin. This Linkedin...
May 2, 2015I think the only thing most of these large companies understand is mass movement. Protests...
May 2, 2015I agree with most everything you say. I am the owner of limsforum.com so it...
May 2, 2015Terry, I agree. I will do nothing rash. I will keep this group here but...
May 2, 2015Btw, per the Linkedin terms of use, each member owns their own content and licenses...
May 2, 2015Duane, thank for that great feedback. That is very helpful. Hope to hear from other...
May 2, 2015Corey, thanks for that great feedback. It is important for people to see what functions...
May 2, 2015Here is a LIMS RFP for the Cook County Medical Examiner's office that will help...
May 2, 2015Tarrant county has been on the market for a LIMS for the Medex office before....
May 2, 2015Ahmed, I have allowed this posting but it really is not on topic for this...
May 2, 2015This is some old documentation on the LabLynx LIMS but I think it may help...
May 2, 2015Robert, wouldn't a central browser based LIMS make the most sense? You could setup locations...
May 2, 2015If you can handle different rules and calculations based on location then I think you...
May 2, 2015After reviewing this book I would like to see a companion to it in the...
May 2, 2015Joe, we are currently experimenting with a learning management plugin for Wordpress. The current LIMSforum...
May 2, 2015Knowledge is power and when you lack knowledge it costs you money. This is very...
May 2, 2015The pitch for outsourcing is well known and if the words can be believed then...
May 2, 2015Yvette, C class software is a classification of software that can have life threatening ramifications....
May 2, 2015Why is time running out? I agree with Terry that this really cannot be rushed....
May 2, 2015Sainsanaa, I have never heard of LIMS being anything close to C-Class software. How do...
May 2, 2015I am with you on that Jeff ;-)...
May 2, 2015Take a look at this list of vendors. It is comprehensive so I would narrow...
May 2, 2015Are there any language requirements for a LIMS in Mongolia? Finding people to implement the...
May 2, 2015Eric, the term C-Class software is best explained with this blog posting: http://blog.cm-dm.com/post/2012/04/14/Is-my-software-in-class-A,-B-o...
May 2, 2015Jeff, Eric, I think you are both spot on. I think they are talking about...
May 2, 2015Tony, great question. How do you see tools like http://www.myexperiment.org fitting in with the collection...
May 2, 2015Terry, I agree with your analysis. In our case at LabLynx, we have focused on...
May 2, 2015Howard, that is a very good blog posting. I used to be one of those...
May 2, 2015Our industry needs to look outside to see how it is best done. Salesforce has...
May 2, 2015Can you describe what you mean by "Holistic lab informatics application"? Can you provide a...
May 2, 2015Thanks for that definition of Holistic. I know there are at least 2 bodies of...
May 2, 2015To make sure that every vendor gets a shot at it is most important. Not...
May 2, 2015Wow, what an interesting (disturbing) question in the 21st Century. I am sorry that your...
May 2, 2015Matt that is an interesting question. It seems to me that if you can do...
May 2, 2015Aaaah, spelling.... Carve not Crave. Now it makes sense....
May 2, 2015Terry, I am with you on this. I have no idea what "crave" means in...
May 2, 2015Are you referring to the user requirements specifications related to these systems? Are you looking...
May 2, 2015Terry, I will have to think about the best way to accomplish this goal. Linkedin...
May 2, 2015Try out this interesting search: http://www.limsbook.com/user-groups/ Enter: Instrument Integration in the group search box and...
May 2, 2015You know this type of device would be FDA regulated. So the thing that does...
May 2, 2015Yes, I spend a lot of time at Instructables and buying various electronics parts for...
Apr 9, 2015I agree completely with Terry. Speaking as an employer, I prefer those who are diverse...
Apr 9, 2015As you can see there are a lot of choices and opinions and no one...
Apr 9, 2015I hate to suggest this but while you are looking at things like Django as...
Apr 9, 2015There is no comparison. Nubuilder is not a database. It is an app framework to...
Apr 2, 2015Serge, you make good points. If you do get the chance to give the app...
Apr 2, 2015Jeff, I have it running in a cloud instance at Digital Ocean. No idea about...
Apr 2, 2015Steven, John Joyce completed his own review of the software and changed the login so...
Apr 2, 2015I have not looked at the presentation yet but would like to get a summary...
Apr 2, 2015Thats... Holy Guacamole Batman... ;-)...
Apr 2, 2015In the world of internet content, I cannot understand how restrictions on content makes any...
Apr 2, 2015Eric, your question is well timed. An experienced industry consultant recently posted a blog that...
Apr 2, 2015What other groups have you found on Linkedin that might be a fit? I think...
Apr 2, 2015The Table of Contents for this report is very revealing. Don't think it is worth...
Apr 2, 2015I think they should be extremely knowledgeable about lab processes, workflows and regulations and at...
Apr 2, 2015James, what are your personal thoughts on this? What feedback have you received from people...
Apr 2, 2015A secure ecm like alfresco....
Apr 2, 2015Mithun, are the trends and control charts for the purpose of trending the QC of...
Apr 2, 2015BTW, the interface for LV is not a big deal unless they have locked down...
Apr 2, 2015The only value I can see in linking a LIMS with social networking is to...
Apr 2, 2015I like the outline of topics Joe. I think each of those chapters will make...
Apr 2, 2015In addition to reviewing Joe's book, please also look at the books we have put...
Apr 2, 2015Joe, thanks for sending me the eBook to review. I will be able to get...
Apr 2, 2015Happiness with a LIMS is a sort of a strange thing. It is like a...
Apr 2, 2015A great way to assure happiness is through automation. If you automate most everything, you...
Apr 2, 2015I agree with Brenda that a LIMS that is more "purpose built" or "purpose configured"...
Apr 2, 2015POL or Reference lab?...
Apr 2, 2015Will need to get prepared for: CLIA CAP Get a LIS with portal functionality and...
Apr 2, 2015BTW, since it is a Tox lab, I am assuming it is Pain Management. I...
Apr 2, 2015Pretty much all LIS apps can do what you have described. The final report scenario...
Apr 2, 2015I understand. That is quite different from your typical pain/tox lab. However it does sound...
Apr 2, 2015John, please take a look at this: http://www.dwheeler.com/oss_fs_eval.html I think this will help tremendously in...
Apr 2, 2015Do you plan on having some sort of objective scoring mechanism or matrix that the...
Apr 2, 2015With respect to scoring, that makes sense. Maybe we can simply provide a score sheet...
Apr 2, 2015Has anyone tried sending this ebook to your kindle? Please be sure to note that...
Apr 2, 2015Mahasweta, when you register for the book it does not email you the link. After...
Apr 2, 2015Peter, of the 4 which one looks the most interesting and useful to you. Also,...
Apr 2, 2015Peter, my first impression from looking at both of these sites is that they have...
Apr 2, 2015oops... I missed the fact that their are 4 organizations. The link in your title...
Apr 2, 2015Serge, I really, really like that suggestion as part of the solution. What it does...
Apr 2, 2015At our company, we use Redmine for our PM and document control and much more....
Apr 2, 2015Katharine, I just looked at the video link you provided. Do you need all of...
Apr 2, 2015Take a look at this case study of using Alfresco for document control in a...
Apr 2, 2015here is a possible direct link to the Alfresco recorded webinar to try: http://bit.ly/1CUZozX...
Apr 2, 2015Also, we put up a working demo site for everyone to play with Alfresco: http://alfresco.opensourcelims.com...
Apr 2, 2015Katharine, that basic list is very doable with most any DM/CMS. The demo site for...
Apr 2, 2015Katharine, I would suggest looking at Alfresco Community Edition. Agilent uses it as the core...
Apr 2, 2015Yes, his posting is what I was referring to. Regardless of standards, one needs a...
Apr 2, 2015John, there was another recent posting by another group member that identified 4 different initiatives...
Apr 2, 2015BTW, I was asked to sit on a panel at OSEHRA: http://www.cvent.com/events/2015-osehra-open-source-summi...
Apr 2, 2015AniML is very interesting to me. I can see using Mirth as the middleware that...
Apr 2, 2015What has been your best technique for finding the help you need? What sort of...
Apr 2, 2015Mahasweta, Please post this question as a new posting. It deserves its own discussion topic....
Apr 2, 2015Martin, what you describe is very typical in the academic environment for sure. The question...
Apr 2, 2015Terry, thank you so much for that detailed reply and from a perspective that is...
Apr 2, 2015Yakubu, I am not aware of any free tutorials but there is plenty of free...
Apr 2, 2015I have just completed the review of a book recently published by Joe Liscouski. The...
Apr 2, 2015Sheronda, this is more of a business question than a technical question. You really have...
Apr 2, 2015Jiao, you should typically make this post in our LabCareers subgroup. However it is clear...
Mar 9, 2015Commercial Environmental labs use Chain of Custody forms for sample collection and login. That is...
Mar 9, 2015BTW, from your question it does sound like you are most interested in Forensics but...
Mar 9, 2015Good comment Terry. From my experience most commercial LIMS and LIS apps handle this. I...
Mar 9, 2015We had a discussion on this a few weeks ago and it is actually no...
Mar 9, 2015I think what is suggested in the article is a nice thought but is it...
Mar 9, 2015Everyone has there own way of reading things... When I read Joel's article, I pictured...
Mar 9, 2015I agree with Jacek, "thanks" does not feed. If something is worth doing, it is...
Mar 6, 2015Hi Dominic, this discussion is now nearly 2 years old. Did you ever experiment with...
Mar 2, 2015Paul, this white paper may be of help: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/42859073/Efficient%20Sample%20T...
Mar 2, 2015Here is an intersting draft standard for Cloud Computing from NIST: http:/...
Mar 2, 2015I would like to use this discussion as a group collaborative venue for researching the...
Mar 2, 2015Take a look at this booklet I put together and the associated discussion: http://w...
Mar 2, 2015Emil did the other posting or that paper help any?...
Mar 2, 2015John, thank for this thorough technical analysis of the Open-LIMS product. I hope the technical...
Mar 2, 2015Here are some possibilities for Open Access Journals that might have an interest in this...
Mar 2, 2015Tom, do you get an error message saying your IP is blocked. I just went...
Mar 2, 2015BTW, a good thought comes to me... as part of our evaluation of these FOSS...
Mar 2, 2015Steve, do you have any good, free security scanning software you can recommend for scanning...
Mar 2, 2015Well, we had to lock down this particular FOSS app while John Joyce performs his...
Mar 2, 2015John, thanks for that posting of your progress on the app evaluation. One of the...
Mar 2, 2015John, you will want to get Docker running on your computer. Then Steve can send...
Mar 2, 2015BTW, here is a great paper that provides a good overview of what is available...
Mar 2, 2015John, it will be most helpful to have your evaluation on the functional aspects of...
Mar 2, 2015Simon, we have come to the same conclusions about this particular open source lims project....
Mar 2, 2015Terry, absolutely! We are working on a custom google search plugin using the google search...
Mar 2, 2015Francis you are most welcome and look forward to your comments. I hope you find...
Mar 2, 2015Terry, please check this out: http://www.limsbook.com/archived-discussions/ We now have a great search utility for groups....
Mar 2, 2015This posting is most appropriate for our subgroup about oil analysis but this is interesting...
Mar 2, 2015Not a problem, the article is informative and useful. Just want to make sure you...
Mar 2, 2015Would another way of putting that be: the degree of user acceptance of the LIMS....
Mar 2, 2015My experience shows a LIMS to be more of a productivity improvement than a morale...
Mar 2, 2015I will answer these questions in the context of what we find with our clients:...
Mar 2, 2015This is a very popular, purpose built application for what you describe: http://accelrys.com/pro...
Mar 2, 2015Here is a free, cloud based inventory system for labs: https://www.quartzy.com/tour/inventory I have no first...
Mar 2, 2015Thanks Rohan. The real credit does go to our whole community though. I am pretty...
Mar 2, 2015I think crowd sourcing has a tremendous potential in the world of scientific research. We...
Mar 2, 2015To everyone who has downloaded the book, please post your comments back here. One of...
Mar 2, 2015Does the Vitros 250 use a serial connection or network connection for its interface? Is...
Mar 2, 2015What are some cases where you do not see the cloud as the right venue...
Mar 2, 2015I am not sure it is legally correct that it is the responsibility of the...
Mar 2, 2015Unless the lab is on the scale of Quest or LabCorp, you do not need...
Mar 2, 2015Matthias, that makes a ton of sense. I really wish you the best of great...
Mar 2, 2015I personally believe that this more democratic approach to cancer research is needed. Billions if...
Feb 10, 2015Please do check the Promotions tab to make sure I have not gone over board...
Feb 10, 2015Well, so far so good. Only had to nix 2 pieces of spam so far...
Feb 10, 2015Happy to help the group out. It is no trouble at all....
Feb 10, 2015Why not hold that discussion here in the open within this group. This way everyone...
Feb 9, 2015Aneel, here is a pretty good list to start with and then pick and choose...
Feb 9, 2015OpenELIS has both LIMS and LIS functionality, no royalties, no license fees and unlimited users....
Feb 9, 2015@Tom, as a patient, I expect the testing to be guaranteed by my provider. I...
Feb 6, 2015Amit, for a self hosted system, you have internal IT costs. You do not have...
Feb 6, 2015We are getting ready for the release of the 2015 edition. I have asked the...
Feb 6, 2015Jay, whatever happened to your project? What solution did you finally settle on?...
Feb 2, 2015I would agree that those 3 are the best browsers to build to and to...
Feb 2, 2015Scott, I do think that this issue of proactive enforcement will become a reality. I...
Feb 2, 2015Yes, agree completely Scott. I hope that things move in that direction....
Feb 2, 2015Scott that is pretty much my line of thinking. A military response against cyber crime...
Feb 2, 2015I agree that an open source browser is the best choice for full control. I...
Feb 2, 2015Robert, which project was more successful, the 3/4 or the 1/10? Which system was best...
Feb 2, 2015Neil, my interests are across all types of labs, not just enviro. My reason for...
Feb 2, 2015Srinivasa, it is that "variable" labor part that is the basis behind my question. Labor...
Feb 2, 2015Sara, this is just my opinion as one who owns a software company that sells...
Feb 2, 2015I have spun up a fully functioning instance of LabKey for everyone to use: Here...
Feb 2, 2015Hi Deepa, there are a number of fine LIMS products listed within the LIMS Book...
Feb 2, 2015For those curious, here is the wiki article on HELM: http://www.limsforum.com/hierarchical-editing-language-for-macromolecules/32371/...
Feb 2, 2015Mikhail, we have used mirth to integrate our lis with exactly those types of instruments...
Feb 2, 2015Peter, Data Innovations does have drivers for Beckman but does not for Agilent as far...
Feb 2, 2015Howard can you please provide links to these tools....
Feb 2, 2015Mithun, from the way you phrase the question, I am assuming that you are looking...
Feb 2, 2015BTW, we built out an embedded appliance with Mirth installed and we ship that to...
Feb 2, 2015Bradley, that was put very well. I agree that the focus on 21cfr11 is a...
Feb 2, 2015Subhasish, the nice thing about using Linkedin as the login is that the security is...
Feb 2, 2015Howard... it worked. Did you try to access your other groups by clicking on "My...
Feb 2, 2015Brenda, we updated your logo and banner ad....
Feb 2, 2015Terry, this is all covered in the terms of use with linkedin under their development...
Feb 2, 2015Terry, also note you can access the LIMS/LI group or any other Linkedin group through...
Feb 2, 2015Boyd you are right. This site is under construction with a lot of work to...
Feb 2, 2015Boyd, I neglected to mention that the content is sparse and old because we are...
Feb 2, 2015Terry, I checked with Linkedin and they suggest adding the Linkedin Terms of Use link...
Feb 2, 2015Ok, try logging in and look at your other groups and give the functionality a...
Feb 2, 2015Thanks for posting. Please keep them coming....
Feb 2, 2015Thanks for the feedback. I too am working directly from the LIMSforum.com site in posting...
Feb 2, 2015You can't manage groups. The Linkedin API only supports CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) functions...
Feb 2, 2015All feedback is most appreciated. Already have changes planned based upon the feedback posted. First...
Feb 2, 2015David, thanks for posting. In case any of you are wondering why your post does...
Feb 2, 2015Brenda, this is just a working development site for the time being. We have not...
Feb 2, 2015BTW, when you login, you will see "My Groups" next to your profile. You can...
Feb 2, 2015Rebecca, the default sort order for postings in the group is "Popular" postings. Therefore this...
Feb 2, 2015Subhasish, with all respect, I think the need here is a straight forward case and...
Feb 2, 2015Paul, I spun up another open source sample tracker called open-lims if you want to...
Feb 2, 2015Paul or anyone.... Here is the docker repository of apps if you want to download...
Feb 2, 2015Paul, if we can make Single Sign-on (SSO) something that is outside of the app...
Feb 2, 2015Paul, I setup an on-line demo of a FOSS app you may want to look...
Feb 2, 2015Paul, here is Bika LIMS. It may be overkill but that is for you to...
Feb 2, 2015Paul, for what it is worth, I have spun up an app called enventory (german)....
Feb 2, 2015Here is LabKey http://labkey.opensourcelims.com login: labkey@labkey.com pw: labkeyserver As I can spin up more instance...
Feb 2, 2015If you find an open source app that you think will work for you, please...
Feb 2, 2015Paul, do post back to this discussion when you settle on a solution that works...
Feb 2, 2015An example of a LIMS consulting firm is Labanswer and an example of a LIMS...
Feb 2, 2015Very well put Rebecca. Those are my thoughts as well. That being said, I have...
Feb 2, 2015Additional... Developers are very, very literal while the study of lab informatics is a lot...
Feb 2, 2015It is one thing to have education and tools but the other part of this...
Feb 2, 2015Sounds good Rebecca. Keep in mind that we need to not only serve the individual...
Feb 2, 2015Serge, I agree completely. In my company, it is rare that we hire folks from...
Feb 2, 2015I think the answer is which ever can: 1. Provide the most qualified staff in...
Feb 2, 2015If that is the case, I would think that the vendor who helped you get...
Feb 2, 2015Hi Krija, this was discussed in a previous post: http://bit.ly/1zFjEG7 When you go to this...
Feb 2, 2015Krija, please provide some feedback on the article and if that is helping in anyway....
Feb 2, 2015The correct answer, Big Bang or Phased is of course dependent on what is best...
Feb 2, 2015Tim thanks for posting this. Hope the group can make good use of this starting...
Feb 2, 2015Another thought... Is not what is good for the goose should also be good for...
Feb 2, 2015Would like to hear from any of the cloud hosting providers who are in the...
Feb 2, 2015Bob Walters posted this response in your other posting on the same topic: Here is...
Feb 2, 2015Deepak, I am no expert on validation but the basic concept is to develop your...
Jan 25, 2015Please share with anyone who can test this new functionality. I would like to get...
Jan 6, 2015Hi Edith, I am glad that the post was timely. Did it help in any...
Jan 6, 2015Not yet Howard. Does LIMSource still exist? All the vendors that serve and supply Laboratory...
Jan 6, 2015We will get a consulting/staffing directory put in place. It is needed....
Jan 6, 2015Howard, Shawn Douglas pointed out to me that the LIMSwiki does have a list of...
Jan 2, 2015David, we are on our way with this. We of course have the Laboratory Informatics...
Jan 2, 2015Jeff, lets work together on this. I will assign a developer to work on the...
Jan 2, 2015Dave I looked at it. I am looking for a general BPM tool rather than...
Jan 2, 2015All, thanks so much for your interest in this project. This is going to make...
Jan 2, 2015Ok, we now have ProcessMaker up and running: http://processmaker.opensourcelims.com/ Login: admin Password: password I already...
Jan 2, 2015All, thanks so much for your willingness to help out on this experimental project. Before...
Jan 2, 2015The processmaker app is working now but some of you may have noticed that it...
Jan 2, 2015Jeff, I forgot about ProcessMaker. I will spin it up and we can compare the...
Jan 2, 2015Terry, yes, I had thought of that functionality and much more. In fact, one of...
Jan 2, 2015Jeff, are you using the community edition of processmaker or the enterprise edition. Is there...
Jan 2, 2015Rene, that is similar to the approach I have used with Mirth. I looked at...
Jan 2, 2015Prem, I have never signed and was never asked to sign an agreement with Mirth....
Jan 2, 2015@David Wolz, we had the same sort of needs you are describing and we went...
Jan 2, 2015Scott, thanks and I think everyone is going to more than that in 2015. Security...
Jan 2, 2015I agree with Joe. Despite standards, there are enough significant differences in browsers that coding...
Jan 2, 2015Chris, thanks for suggesting PhantomJS. I will give that a look. I agree about testing....
Jan 2, 2015Scott, yes, I agree with John Zenk and this is definitely the only logical approach...
Jan 2, 2015BTW, most LIMS have moved to become browser based so this issue has a solid...
Jan 2, 2015More thoughts... mobile devices have that same sort of indiscriminate updating that makes change control...
Jan 2, 2015Rebecca, that is true about the hazard but in a regulated environment, we must have...
Jan 2, 2015Yes, I dug in and found that you can control auto update on Windows as...
Jan 2, 2015Howard, of course... Don't read to much into the cartoon. It's just funny and like...
Jan 2, 2015Also, I spun up an open source BI tool that looks very promising called Saiku....
Jan 2, 2015Saurabh, I do not have experience with Viewics but I have heard the same things...
Jan 2, 2015LOL! No we do not lie about product release dates, we just miss them :-)...
Jan 2, 2015Howard, that is good stuff to noodle on. To simplify the discussion a bit.... The...
Jan 2, 2015Howard, the license prices that are GSA are the lowest starting points for those vendors...
Jan 2, 2015Howard, on the independent consultant front... speaking as a LIMS vendor, we would like there...
Jan 2, 2015Louis, Touche'. I know you are independent. Trust me though, it is very, very rare...
Jan 2, 2015Cindy, yes, that is a candidate. I have heard a lot of good things about...
Jan 2, 2015Alecia, thanks for that, I will look at Valgenesis: http://valgenesis.com/ Looks very feature rich. Matthew,...
Jan 2, 2015Alecia, I am not against enterprise type apps, I am just looking for something that...
Jan 2, 2015Jack, I agree completely....
Jan 2, 2015One that I can think of immediately is ISO 17025. With respect to Animal Health,...
Jan 2, 2015Thanks Michelle, I wonder what regs or standards apply for: Feed, Seed, Fertilizer, Pesticides, Fuel,...
Jan 2, 2015Most of the LIMS that are built to handle a wide variety of types of...
Jan 2, 2015Howard, I don't think anyone can look at FOSS any differently than Proprietary. Also, just...
Jan 2, 2015Hartmut, you have put your finger on the real problem of FOSS in the LIMS...
Jan 2, 2015Yes and no. You need to do an in depth comparison to judge for yourself....
Jan 2, 2015Here is a comprehensive list of Open Source apps for the lab: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=Category:Open-source_software...
Jan 2, 2015Howard, without naming names, can you provide some real world examples of scattered data and...
Jan 2, 2015Amit if all those apps must come from the same manufacturer of those apps, then...
Jan 2, 2015David, I think I get your analogy... You can have a great LIMS but if...
Jan 2, 2015David, let's run with what you have said. Let's look at the LIMS within your...
Dec 6, 2014It seems that what the LIMS industry needs is more technical people who are educated...
Dec 6, 2014Terry that makes sense and matches the reality I have observed. The fact remains we...
Dec 6, 2014Terry, additional thought... there is a model for what I suggest. In the medical world...
Dec 6, 2014Rebecca, we will get the heads of all in our industry, wrapped around this issue....
Dec 6, 2014Hi Matthew, I posted this discussion back in 2012. For some reason this discussion started...
Dec 2, 2014Doing a quick google provides this: http://www.dakks.de/sites/default/files/72_cl_001.3_15189-2013_e_20130502_v1.1.doc ...
Dec 2, 2014I believe the document produced by Dakks is still high level and to get to...
Dec 2, 2014Thanks Bika team for the positive contributions to this evaluation. This speaks well of the...
Dec 2, 2014I am going to close this particular discussion now. I think the Bika team has...
Dec 2, 2014We are taking the demo site down to add the following module (Records Management): http://docs.alfresco.com/rm2.2/concepts/welcome-rm.html...
Dec 2, 2014One of our next experiments will be to use Mirth as an integration tool to...
Dec 2, 2014Does anyone know of a good checklist or matrix to use for evaluating cloud providers?...
Dec 2, 2014Rebecca, here is some good reading: http://www.scientificcomputing.com/articles/2014/11/clou...
Dec 2, 2014I find it interesting that the healthcare and financial industries have adopted cloud computing in...
Dec 2, 2014Does anyone use Amazon? Will Amazon sign a HIPAA Business Associates Agreement (BAA)? Any first...
Dec 2, 2014Hopefully someone has some first hand experience in dealing with a cloud provider with respect...
Dec 2, 2014Neal, there are LIMS that can do all of this but how good it is...
Dec 2, 2014The app is not overly intuitive so I suggest getting into the documentation and any...
Dec 2, 2014Neil, that is a fair argument. I have no doubt NWA is a very fine...
Dec 2, 2014Peter thanks for posting to this discussion. I am aware of a few LIMS products...
Dec 2, 2014Kevin, I agree that the self service model should not exclude the vendor. That would...
Dec 2, 2014Charles, that is what I remember best about NWA in that it was used by...
Dec 2, 2014I think it will be good to create a list of these packages on the...
Dec 2, 2014Chris, thanks for that post. Looks very purpose built for Cheminformatics. I hope to also...
Dec 2, 2014I looked at NWA back in the 90's. I have heard so little in recent...
Dec 2, 2014I just went to visit the nwa site. Could find no pricing so I figure...
Dec 2, 2014Harry, that is a start but much more is needed. Check out this discussion and...
Dec 2, 2014Hi Elizabeth and welcome to the LIMS Club! Be sure and check out the old...
Dec 2, 2014Hi Rahul, your question is most appropriate in our Oil Analysis Talk subgroup....
Dec 2, 2014Rebecca, I would personally like to discuss a number of research papers to develop for...
Dec 2, 2014There is an online, fully functioning demo for bika at: http://bika.opensourcelims.com/Bika1 login: admin pw: admin...
Dec 2, 2014I think the folks at Bika can best address the pros and cons of open...
Dec 2, 2014Here is a resource from HIMSS that you might want to consider as a good...
Dec 2, 2014Trung be sure and download a copy of the LIMSbook. It provides a number of...
Dec 2, 2014BTW, whatever ELN / LES we create, we will post it here as an open...
Dec 2, 2014I have gone ahead and created the project here: http://community.bonitasoft.com/project/eln Obviously, this is just getting...
Dec 2, 2014Here is a good step-by-step video that provides an app example. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1A4OPDGk5_k...
Dec 2, 2014I have deployed the travel request example app to the bonita portal at: http://bpm.opensourcelims.com So...
Nov 12, 2014Rebecca, thanks for posting this. I am looking forward to your review of the ASTM...
Nov 6, 2014Gabriel, those are all great aspects of cloud hosting providers and those are features the...
Nov 6, 2014Gabriel, what you say is true on all fronts. Don't forget about IoT (internet of...
Nov 6, 2014A nice thing about cloud is that most any application can be hosted in the...
Nov 6, 2014This sounds very similar to condition monitoring used in machine testing applications to predict machine...
Nov 6, 2014Can anyone suggest improvements on how to list vendors and products on the LIMSwiki?...
Nov 6, 2014Anders, yes that is interesting but unfortunately, I can find no public data that I...
Nov 6, 2014Not exactly a LIMS discussion but could be considered a worthwhile discussion from the standpoint...
Nov 6, 2014Well, I did manage to break the Bika LIMS shortly into it from playing around...
Nov 6, 2014Here is a link to the docker repository we have setup: https://registry.hub.docker.com/repos/lablynx/ So far we...
Nov 6, 2014Here is the demo site for openERP: http://openerp.opensourcelims.com Login: admin pw: test I regret that...
Nov 6, 2014If anyone is experienced in Python development, I am willing to sponsor the development of...
Nov 6, 2014I am glad you published this under creative commons. I wish more folks would share...
Nov 6, 2014Rebecca very good article, thanks for posting...
Nov 6, 2014Daniel, yes, LIMS does help simplify lab information management tasks and reporting. Some apps do...
Nov 6, 2014All, I have posted a new LIMSforum discussion specific with an example deployment of LIMS...
Nov 6, 2014Scott, do try out the example site that is setup for the Bika LIMS. Please...
Nov 6, 2014Scott, it is very funny you mentioned Docker. We are in fact packaging our sciCloud.net...
Nov 6, 2014Scott check out this article in today's inforworld: http://www.infoworld.com/a...
Nov 6, 2014Harri, I have been quite skeptical in the past about open source but as time...
Nov 6, 2014Here is a relevant article everyone may find interesting: http://www.infoworld.com/article/2838415/ope...
Nov 6, 2014@Ronald, I agree with what you say. However, I think this will simply change over...
Nov 6, 2014Yes, bpm plus the use as an sdms makes a great starting platform. The architecture...
Nov 6, 2014Miguel, I will hit these topics one at a time starting with you last comment:...
Nov 6, 2014@Miguel, you say...Some users Lims Cloud often found with the problem of speed in the...
Nov 6, 2014Kamal there must be a strong use case for the approach you describe. I assume...
Nov 2, 2014Mike, please contact Katayoon directly. I really believe that your offering could be an excellent...
Nov 2, 2014All, thanks for that great feedback so far. I hope to get still more input...
Nov 2, 2014Farhan, a LIMS is overkill for what you describe. Many in the academic arena have...
Nov 2, 2014Farhan, I spun up a cloud instance of Tracmor for you and everyone to try...
Nov 2, 2014Give it a try now: http://tracmor.opensourcelims.com/login.php Login: admin pw: admin The next app that I...
Nov 2, 2014Terry, all of that describes my personal life to a T. I personally hate change...
Nov 2, 2014Terry, I agree completely with everything you have said. My point in asking this question...
Nov 2, 2014Kamal, thanks for that. I think your item 4 takes care of support related functions...
Nov 2, 2014Any feedback from users and their experiences with their specific LIMS would be good. Also,...
Nov 2, 2014I am hopeful that if this process is successful, we can do more product evaluations...
Nov 2, 2014BTW, almost forgot... Login: admin Password: admin Have fun reviewing....
Nov 2, 2014Here is the link to the spec: http://www.iso.org/iso/catalogue_detail?csnumber=56115 I will have Rebecca get a copy...
Nov 2, 2014I wonder if this login problem could be a fundamental problem because of building the...
Nov 2, 2014Rebecca, can you address this security issue from an ISO 17025 perspective? I see no...
Nov 2, 2014Rebecca, it does not really matter what the root cause is for the evaluation of...
Nov 2, 2014I have noted the same problem. The interesting thing is that the site was completely...
Oct 6, 2014Sayed, we don't keep track of any metrics past what the mediawiki software tracks. On...
Oct 6, 2014I find the the virtualization was a major innovation that enabled the existence of cloud...
Oct 6, 2014Michael, yes, we do plan to fully document and provide a video tutorial on this...
Oct 6, 2014Somnath, I am a bit confused. My experience with middleware like Dawning is that it...
Oct 5, 2014Michael, updating the website carries no risk and can be done with ease. Changing the...
Oct 4, 2014We have been working on a vendor/system independent integration hardware appliance for over 2 years....
Oct 2, 2014Please share your thoughts on what you see as true technology innovations. I would like...
Oct 1, 2014Saikumar, thanks for posting that. For those interested, here is the link to the RFP:...
Sep 28, 2014A real world demonstration of presidential, executive powers....
Sep 26, 2014Kamal, of course you are correct about the challenges. Challenges exist in everything related to...
Sep 26, 2014Peter, you ask the question: "Could a LIMS evolve into a platform that hosts their...
Sep 25, 2014I think we will see more adoption of open source in Laboratory Informatics. The cloud...
Sep 22, 2014Ruth, what is MMORPG?...
Sep 22, 2014Kevin, it sounds like CSols has an off-the-shelf solution for instrument integration? Can you please...
Sep 21, 2014I hate to say it but the answer is NO. There is no cost effective...
Sep 21, 2014Yes, there is LIMSlink. You have to decide if it is worth the money spent....
Sep 18, 2014@Ruth, what are your feelings and thoughts on this?...
Sep 18, 2014Inge, there are quite a few LIMS that can perform this type of testing. This...
Sep 17, 2014I think mobile and Cloud/SaaS will continue to be trends in the LIMS markets and...
Sep 17, 2014Pasquale, I agree about documentation 100%. I would add further, vendors should not keep their...
Sep 15, 2014Alberto, LIMS are more of a business system than a scientific tool. It manages data...
Sep 14, 2014There was a lengthy discussion on this here: http://lnkd.in/dkd3Edv 40 comments so far. My personal...
Sep 13, 2014Much like LIS and ELN, I see LES as just modules or functionality within a...
Sep 10, 2014I have found that most clinical analyzers interface using the ASTM standard. If you want...
Sep 10, 2014When it comes to clinical analyzers, the middleware is not under FDA for sure except...
Sep 10, 2014Alternatives that are very suitable for commercial enviro labs: LabLynx, Inc: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=LabLynx,_Inc. Autoscribe:
Sep 10, 2014Do check out The Complete Guide to LIMS and Laboratory Informatics 2014 Edition if you...
Sep 10, 2014LabLynx offers webLIMS.com as our cloud offering: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=LabLynx,_Inc. Another cloud offering from another company ...
Sep 8, 2014Ignoring this is a totally bad idea at every level. Contractors to the BAA must...
Sep 8, 2014Here are the prior discussions on this topic: http://lnkd.in/bJivNrU and http://lnkd.in/dVfN_ze...
Sep 5, 2014Owen, thanks for posting this. I for one am getting our house in order based...
Sep 4, 2014Bill, on the POL front we provide our webLiMS for free. That has been a...
Sep 3, 2014Largest by what standard? Number of employees, number of samples processed, revenue, profit, number of...
Sep 3, 2014I am unaware of any metric that is most used. Usually these types of metrics...
Aug 27, 2014Very true Ron. It made no mention of them running in a cloud environment and...
Aug 27, 2014Wayne, I agree with your observation. As a LIMS vendor we noted the same, general...
Aug 26, 2014Nigel, most of the top tier LIMS products handle multiple disciplines and handle them quite...
Aug 25, 2014If we are going to do webinars and post them on the group, they need...
Aug 25, 2014Shawn, thanks for those suggestions. I am also looking at OpenKM....
Aug 25, 2014I also want to throw out this solution for dealing with massive amounts of data,...
Aug 25, 2014Abeer, I would not include the cost of hardware and OS and db costs in...
Aug 25, 2014Thank you Abeer. I am glad the group is useful. Keep posting as you have...
Aug 23, 2014Please post the topics you think would be interesting....
Aug 23, 2014Nice find Rebecca....
Aug 21, 2014Norbert, excellent point. I don't know why I keep forgetting about Japan. Of course they...
Aug 21, 2014Yi, an SDMS is like a fancy doc management system. In reality, for what you...
Aug 20, 2014Somnath, I just now noticed your question to me about ELN. Sorry it has taken...
Aug 20, 2014I agree with Luk, the situation has not changed for my company. We do have...
Aug 20, 2014Yi, I think an SDMS is a better choice than a LIMS. Some enterprise class...
Aug 17, 2014Claude, I am finding that is the reality. We have no open ended contracts when...
Aug 16, 2014If anyone finds any other such manuals or has a lab quality manual to share,...
Aug 16, 2014Great comments Patrick. I think a comparison against ISO 17025 might be interesting....
Aug 14, 2014Abeer, most, if not all of the questions you have are answered in the the...
Aug 14, 2014Claude and Zahid are correct. The labor side of the LIMS implementation can make up...
Aug 12, 2014Serge, yes, mobile is very much a part of order entry for many labs, not...
Aug 12, 2014Rebecca, thanks for sending me the book. I will read it and adjust my plans...
Aug 11, 2014Charles you are of course very correct. The only exception is the post office. They...
Aug 10, 2014Wiki's fill a need that is pretty unique. It acts as a Body of Knowledge...
Aug 9, 2014Patrick that is an excellent application of PM tools for the lab. Maximizing utilization of...
Aug 9, 2014Maybe Allotrope is publishing their work at Github?...
Aug 9, 2014The healthcare industry is very much focused on integration and in fact the core of...
Aug 9, 2014I have found these two so far: http://clinfowiki.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Pagehttp:...
Aug 9, 2014Yes, I have been bookmarking them on Youtube. The thing is, I prefer to read...
Aug 9, 2014Thanks, I have that one. Also, wikipedia apparently has a lot on the topic:
Aug 9, 2014Reda, I understand why you would write the article you wrote. Good behavior is just...
Aug 8, 2014Patrick, which tools worked well and can you elaborate on how the tools were used....
Aug 8, 2014Darryl, very interesting initiative. Thanks for posting that....
Aug 7, 2014Lee, thanks for that feedback. I will alert the LIMSwiki editor, Shawn Douglas, to keep...
Aug 7, 2014Claude, Jeff, excellent feedback. I am hoping what comes out of this discussion is at...
Aug 7, 2014I see meritt in Clint's two step demo approach. You need to get the overall...
Aug 7, 2014Can you expand upon your question? Are you looking for a database schema model or...
Aug 7, 2014Thanks for that Chintan. I do not have any diagrams but I will try and...
Aug 6, 2014Lynn, my question's context is surrounding Physician Office/Owned Labs (POL). Is there anything special about...
Aug 6, 2014Melissa, most LIS and EHR systems have billing functionality of course but medical billing is...
Aug 6, 2014Melissa, do you offer the billing as a service or do you just sell the...
Aug 6, 2014BTW, please advise even if it is just a rough, short outline. The discussion can...
Aug 6, 2014Bill, good examples. I would advise that when you construct a demo script, keep it...
Aug 5, 2014Eduardo, open source solutions like redmine will give you pretty much the best of both...
Jul 30, 2014Lauren, I agree about time and expense tracking. We use Redmine for our project management...
Jul 28, 2014Floor, I have not seen a single solution that has all of that in one...
Jul 27, 2014Pablo, the results are being stored in the LIS database. The results are reviewed and...
Jul 21, 2014I agree with Matt about the challenges he mentions and more. This is why I...
Jul 20, 2014Rebecca, that is the way I have seen it as well. Most LIS vendors provide...
Jul 20, 2014To add to Coyt's suggestion, here is a comprehensive list of open source LIMS you...
Jul 20, 2014I have played with this solution: http://www.accusoft.com/forms.htm I was interested in it because of the...
Jul 19, 2014Matt, I guess I think of PoCT more as med devices than lab instruments. I...
Jul 17, 2014Matt, unfortunately, my experience is on the lab side and I have never seen that...
Jul 16, 2014Cecil, there are many workflow scenarios for the local middleware. If the orders and patient...
Jul 15, 2014Matt, I know that Australia is very different from US with respect to government. I...
Jul 15, 2014ERPCRMLIMS**? LOL! I like it... Coyt, there is a discussion that was started a few...
Jul 15, 2014Cecil, I like the SI approach as long as it does the job at a...
Jul 15, 2014@David, speaking from my own experience with cloud based LIS... 100% is not possible. You...
Jul 15, 2014I know of a used oil analysis laboratory that is using it to build a...
Jul 14, 2014Kevin, I agree about the need for real knowledge about cloud deployments. If you have...
Jul 13, 2014Hi Coyt, I think the answer is a mixed bag. With some customers we have...
Jul 9, 2014The patient relationship is with their physician(s), not with the lab or any other testing...
Jul 9, 2014Labs are just not set up to deal with the mass public. If this is...
Jul 6, 2014QMS will be followed of course. Even the fact that Mirth is open source does...
Jul 5, 2014I started a very active discussion in another group that directly answers your question. You...
Jul 5, 2014Tim, Mirth is a natural (at least so far). I originally purchased Dawning Technologies interface...
Jul 2, 2014Jay, it is great to have you in the group and thanks for your question....
Jul 2, 2014I see you are with Intertek. First, I thought Intertek already had a corporate LIMS....
Jul 2, 2014I agree with David about requirements that are just a simple list of features and...
Jun 30, 2014Yes, this community has seen a lot of great diversity that reflects the evolving definition...
Jun 30, 2014Is that product still being offered? I thought that it was being replaced by their...
Jun 30, 2014Here is the link I was specifically thinking of: http://www.cambridgesoft.com/Ensemble_for_QA-QC/iLabLaboratoryExecutionSys...
Jun 30, 2014Do they offer a COTS validation package for both of those products that would be...
Jun 28, 2014Since the creation of the LIMSforum, there have been a number of resources created directly...
Jun 25, 2014In the clinical world, interfacing is nearly a 100% requirement. However, in the Physician Office...
Jun 24, 2014Steve, thanks for posting this. Med Labs have a real need for a good crm...
Jun 24, 2014Do you have a solution that provides NPI database as part of the leads in...
Jun 17, 2014Let's start with a list of regulatory requirements that apply to labs and their informatics...
Jun 17, 2014Once you identify a list of all regulatory compliance areas that apply, then we can...
Jun 15, 2014@Yeasir, take a look at this free, open source, used oil analysis LIMS: http://www.bikalabs.com/softwarecenter/bikatribos/roadmap/6/tribo...
Jun 15, 2014Ok, I am a bit behind the times obviously but I still think this is...
Jun 15, 2014Jason, from when I pushed the button to start selecting articles to when I had...
Jun 15, 2014BTW, for hosting the pdf of the book, I used my public dropbox folder....
Jun 15, 2014Yes it is very nifty. You can add chapters and it will group your articles...
Jun 15, 2014@Rebecca, you say: had errors with the upload (sigh) I am not sure I understand...
Jun 15, 2014So the problem is on the pediapress side I guess. How about the pdf? Can...
Jun 14, 2014Was talking with a friend today who works at McKesson and they do not use...
Jun 12, 2014We had a great first meetup for the Atlanta Chapter. I hope you are able...
Jun 12, 2014All great topics but Chad only has 4 hours of training time so he has...
Jun 11, 2014Claude, it is rare in the LIMS world that any LIMS meets the needs out...
Jun 11, 2014Claude, I agree completely and that is my ultimate goal of the LIMSpec application that...
Jun 10, 2014Rebecca, I have seen where US citizen hikers in Afghanistan get kidnapped and I heard...
Jun 10, 2014I would cover: The definition of lab informatics and its scope What systems make up...
Jun 10, 2014If you or anyone can think of other topics, that would be great. We are...
Jun 9, 2014I started this same discussion in the Laboratory Management Professionals - Hospital...
Jun 9, 2014BTW, I tried to start this same discussion in the HIMMS group and it was...
Jun 9, 2014Rebecca, I have had the same confusion about HIMSS. I don't get it. On the...
Jun 8, 2014Jeremy, I setup a meetup group for you to use to coordinate local events if...
Jun 8, 2014Jeremy I have made you co-organizer so you can work the group to your liking...
Jun 6, 2014Thank you Fred for posting back your findings. I am sure that there are others...
Jun 6, 2014Robert, it is logical for EHR vendors to keep adding functionality to their systems in...
Jun 6, 2014I posted this question in another group. I have gotten some more good answers over...
Jun 5, 2014There are a few LIMS that do condition monitoring. LabLynx, Labware and StarLIMS all have...
Jun 4, 2014Right Matt... what we need is real time epidemiology: http://www.nature.com/news/epidemiologists-put-social-media-in-the-spotligh...
Jun 4, 2014Here is a library of interesting mashups of data using Tableau Public. Can easily apply...
Jun 4, 2014The mashup concept is a few years old: http://tinyurl.com/ctlbz There is value in social media...
Jun 4, 2014Doing a quick google, I found this list: http://eng.lacity.org/docs/dpw/agendas/2003/200312/20031203/san/20031203_ag_...
Jun 2, 2014From my point of view, it seems that data mining across populations is an important...
Jun 1, 2014Do you want an independent paid consultant or can a LIMS vendor do that work...
May 31, 2014Hi Catherine, you posted this 10 months ago: http://lnkd.in/bAA3ytw Have things changed since your posting...
May 30, 2014ARUP is very large. IDEXX is like the LabCorp of the Veterinary market....
May 30, 2014This will answer many of your questions: http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.clma.org/resource/resmgr/...
May 30, 2014You might want to check with the author of the presentation to see if they...
May 27, 2014I have the Beaglebone Black and XM. I like it as well. However, the supply...
May 26, 2014Somnath, those use cases do look very interesting. I wonder if those qualify as Big...
May 26, 2014Have you considered using an ETL tool like Talend? http://www.talend.com/resource/etl.html If you are not familiar...
May 24, 2014What types of labs do you see being ideal candidates for "Big Data" analytics? I...
May 22, 2014Terry, we have just been experimenting with Mirth Connect for clinical instrument interfacing. So far...
May 19, 2014Check out this press release on Mirth ONC cert: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140519005356/en...
May 18, 2014David, I will be happy to setup the Meetup group for you to use. The...
May 18, 2014David, there are currently 313 members in the LIMSforum that are in the Denver area:...
May 17, 2014It takes vendors in the lab industry to catch on to things in the tech...
May 15, 2014Duane, very true, most all LIMS vendors have instrument drivers and a configurable data import...
May 14, 2014The true test of how easily one can interface an instrument is reflected in the...
May 13, 2014Gunnar, I really like what you describe. However, labs have lots of different instruments and...
May 13, 2014Philip that is good to know. Is Limslink instrument agnostic or is it now focused...
May 11, 2014Manfred, with regard to your MS instruments... Can you please specify the makes and models?...
May 8, 2014Amber, a commercial instrument interface product that is mainly file based is called LIMSlink. Many...
May 8, 2014Another option you may want to explore is an ETL application. Mirth is a sort...
May 7, 2014Hi Ilango, yes Mirth does offer the ASTM extensions, however to get that extension you...
May 7, 2014I would say just use the free open source version and create your own extension...
May 6, 2014I am interested in knowing if anyone uses mirth to connect their LIS, EHR, Reference...
May 6, 2014I am finding Mirth to be an excellent integration tool. It is strictly purpose built...
May 4, 2014Which day of the week works best for you to attend a meetup?...
May 1, 2014Claude, That is great! I hope to get to visit in person in the near...
May 1, 2014Claude, be sure to post an announcement in this group inviting those located in the...
May 1, 2014Derek, that is great. I will get you setup as a group manager of the...
May 1, 2014I have just started a meetup group for the LIMS forum - Atlanta Chapter. http://www.meetup.com/LIMS-forum-Atlanta-Chapter...
May 1, 2014The meetup group looks like it has all the features we need for a local...
Apr 23, 2014Kate, that is excellent. Please have your CEO contact me and if he/she is in...
Apr 23, 2014I hope others in Atlanta will be willing to help us get this launched. It...
Apr 23, 2014Claude, that would be wonderful. Please contact me off-line and let me know how I...
Apr 23, 2014Kaveh, we do not have specific experience with the 912 but we do with the...
Apr 18, 2014Amber, the aliquot is tracked back to the original specimen. Each specimen has a unique...
Apr 17, 2014Hi Amber, one important consideration about sample id is the physical length. In the clinical...
Apr 17, 2014I like the checksum idea from Terry. Agree that a simple number scheme is better....
Apr 16, 2014@Derek, thanks for that comment. I think that is a sound approach, especially given the...
Apr 16, 2014Would like all LIMS vendors who feel they can help with this information request, please...
Apr 12, 2014I wonder if there is any requirements in 21 CFR part 11 that pertains to...
Apr 12, 2014Owen, you make a good point about requirements outside of FDA. Regardless, I know that...
Apr 11, 2014Thanks for that feedback Terry. You say: "This approach to getting it right the first...
Apr 11, 2014Kevin, that is true but with one central database it has one time zone associated...
Apr 10, 2014Terry, actually my question was more focused on the functionality similarities between EBR and LES....
Apr 9, 2014@Missy - do you know if they intend to release their work as open source...
Apr 9, 2014Terry, we have electronic batch records in our LIMS that do very much the same...
Apr 7, 2014It would be nice to have completed questionnaires for all of the various LIMS/LIS/ELN/LES/SDMS products....
Apr 6, 2014Doing a quick google of Laboratory Execution System, LIMSwiki.org provides this definition: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=Laboratory_exe...
Apr 1, 2014LOL. Joe, I had that same comment as well about Home Grown....
Apr 1, 2014There are Healthcare grade barcode scanners and data collection devices you should look at. http://www.barcodesinc.com/cats/barcode-scanners/hospital.ht...
Mar 30, 2014Lorien, that is my understanding of the HIPAA rules as interpreted by HHS. I think...
Mar 30, 2014In summary, an ounce of prevention is a worth a pound of cure. If the...
Mar 30, 2014Shawn, I will try to find some group members to help evaluate the course....
Mar 30, 2014You will want to look at this recent discussion: http://lnkd.in/dGWvGKj...
Mar 28, 2014Tim, you are right HIPAA does pretty much mean don't give the data to the...
Mar 27, 2014Huw, the bottom line for users will be transparent. The holy grail in software development...
Mar 27, 2014Valentin, believe it or not, I have the same thoughts as the company you describe....
Mar 27, 2014Tom, I absolutely understand that sentiment. The problem I see with HIPAA is not their...
Mar 27, 2014I would not say violent agreement :-). I understand your political reasoning and thoughts. I...
Mar 27, 2014I think that by the rules, it really does not matter how the data is...
Mar 27, 2014Yes, this is a good topic and one that needs some examples of how to...
Mar 26, 2014Bob, this is really a hipaa question. I have my own thoughts but the real...
Mar 26, 2014Bob, I understand and agree this is just trouble no matter how you slice it....
Mar 26, 2014Additional... I know I sound a bit cynical in my previous posting but seriously, you...
Mar 25, 2014Shawn, my first comment is that when I click the link, it takes me to...
Mar 23, 2014xAPI is open and not proprietary and I agree that fact is a must in...
Mar 23, 2014Rebecca my initial vision for this xAPI was described in the original posting: "LIMS application...
Mar 20, 2014I agree that HIPAA/HITECH is more about real and true data protection and less about...
Mar 19, 2014So do I take it that the Mirth solution has put you off of doing...
Mar 18, 2014One more LIMS vendor that I forgot to mention that is up in New England...
Mar 18, 2014Hi Sukhwant, please be sure and post a link to your products and works so...
Mar 18, 2014Valentin, thank you for posting that open access paper. That should be useful to many...
Mar 18, 2014Valentin, we have the same goals more or less. You cannot control what the device...
Mar 18, 2014Aaha... That is the missing link ;-) What we have done currently is developed our...
Mar 17, 2014Greg that was succinct. There are plenty of good, easy choices for a LIMS for...
Mar 17, 2014Greg I know nothing about the btlims. I have never run into them before. With...
Mar 17, 2014With respect to New England LIMS provider, check out PE. Their Labworks lims has been...
Mar 16, 2014This looks like it will fit under the area of a medical device and would...
Mar 13, 2014I have never seen a customer who does not want some control over their system....
Mar 12, 2014Brock, your view of wikipedia is pretty entertaining. However, we are not talking about publishing...
Mar 12, 2014I found this rather interesting concerning Open Access: The federal government provides about $60 billion...
Mar 12, 2014Yes, there are two topics going on here but they are intertwined. The first topic...
Mar 12, 2014BTW Terry, if an article is Open Access, then it is free to download and...
Mar 12, 2014By way of a great example of Open Access for Chemistry, check out this OA...
Mar 12, 2014John, that is an interesting perspective. I have wondered about the significance of most of...
Mar 12, 2014I was hoping that John Grantham could answer the question about how citations work....
Mar 12, 2014Steven, I agree with what you say and what Terry has said along those lines....
Mar 12, 2014Terry thanks for that explanation. I will dig in and see what I can find...
Mar 12, 2014I guess to be a little more specific with my question... I am most interested...
Mar 12, 2014Ok, I think I have a better understanding. In fact I understand this because it...
Mar 12, 2014Wow Shawn, that is great feedback. It answers a lot of my questions. Also the...
Mar 11, 2014With respect to the Wiki media for peer reviewed publishing, I am pretty indifferent about...
Mar 11, 2014Hi Valentin, there is no official ASTM simulator for this group. I guess I would...
Mar 11, 2014we use skype regularly to chat and talk with our LIMS and LIS customers. They...
Mar 11, 2014I have no experience with google tools. I basically do not trust google beyond simply...
Mar 10, 2014It is interesting how folk feel about wiki's considering how much wiki's are used. There...
Mar 10, 2014In my experience in receiving all three types of documents, I have found that an...
Mar 10, 2014Actually, I am not proposing to use all 3 tools. I think that the RFI...
Mar 10, 2014The RFI step should cover the following: 1. A list of requirements/questions you wish to...
Mar 10, 2014Rebecca, you say you can find examples of all 3 documents on google. Can you...
Mar 10, 2014Here is an article at the CAP site that advocates the approach I am proposing:...
Mar 9, 2014Terry, I don't think it is a function of old or old fashioned. It is...
Mar 8, 2014For those interested, there is open source software just for creating your own peer reviewed...
Mar 8, 2014I have followed Peter Suber for a number of years now. Peter is a very...
Mar 8, 2014Gregory, at a human level, I agree with you and in that sense, what other...
Mar 7, 2014Thanks everyone for posting more links to more cloud based Laboratory Informatics applications. If you...
Mar 5, 2014Thanks for all those great comments. I like the different thoughts and perspectives. My reason...
Mar 5, 2014Jeff, as you know serial ports have been around a long time and I do...
Mar 2, 2014Damien, all of the LIMS vendors can relate exactly to what you are describing, especially...
Mar 2, 2014Do you see a wiki working as a collaborative tool for developing final written research...
Feb 27, 2014Well put Todd... Btw, I rarely hear an American use the word cheeky but I...
Feb 27, 2014If we use a car as an analogy for "turnkey", then I do believe that...
Feb 27, 2014Martijn, I assume you had off the shelf validation documents and test scripts for IQ,...
Feb 27, 2014For those not familiar with PIMA and Stark, here is an article on the topic:...
Feb 26, 2014Lee, doesn't 4medica have their own SaaS based LIS or is that a gap area...
Feb 22, 2014What type of instrument interface are you trying to test? Is it a file based...
Feb 22, 2014I take it that the interface protocol is some flavor of the ASTM? If so,...
Feb 21, 2014I find the best way to test device (analyzer) integration is to simply test the...
Feb 20, 2014Here is the link to the original article: http://lablynx.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/is-there-such-a-thin...
Feb 20, 2014I do want to add that I know a lot of fine consultants in the...
Feb 17, 2014Margaret, thank you so much for that insight. If you are ever passing through Atlanta,...
Feb 16, 2014Alexander, your point is well taken. Once you get to some "large" figure for licenses...
Feb 16, 2014Also consider the one-off LIMS developed internally from a quality stand point. How many LIMS...
Feb 16, 2014With respect to User Requirements, I have found that many users don't know what they...
Feb 12, 2014I agree that HTML5 does not mean Cloud. What it means is that if developers...
Feb 10, 2014What information the LIS can ask for depends on the instrument itself and what they...
Feb 10, 2014Rebecca, the ASTM guide you have is related to LIMS requirements. The ASTM standard that...
Feb 10, 2014Rebecca, even though the standard is withdrawn, most instrument companies still develop to that standard....
Feb 10, 2014Huw, I went back and found past discussion in this group that might be of...
Feb 10, 2014Huw, the example you provide is handled routinely by LIMS. That is clearly the sweet...
Feb 10, 2014Things are so dynamic with LIMS, ELN and other systems, we really should avoid generalizations...
Feb 10, 2014Rebecca, that link does not work. Linkedin has a bad habit of mangling long url's....
Feb 10, 2014That did the trick. Thanks for posting that article....
Feb 9, 2014From my experience LIMS is good for very structured data. It is good in an...
Feb 9, 2014Another considerations is that many LIMS are including ELN as part of the system so...
Feb 7, 2014Rebecca, maybe you can review the list of requirements in the ASTM document and compare...
Feb 7, 2014Why not just collect and store both pieces of information and if that information is...
Feb 6, 2014Jim, can you share some pricing information here as part of this discussion? I am...
Feb 6, 2014BTW, if anyone is interested in a Free POL solution for pain management practices, there...
Feb 6, 2014Jason, when you say not all have business in mind, I understand what you are...
Feb 5, 2014Harsha, I agree with you on a logic basis but the overriding concern is reimbursements....
Feb 4, 2014Shawn, thank you so much for posting this. I hope that group members will take...
Feb 4, 2014Jason, I like your comment: "Volume is the indicator as reimbursement is always the issue."...
Feb 3, 2014Excellent feedback Matt. I have observed the same things....
Feb 3, 2014Bill, all of the LIMS systems will handle the instruments you describe but the LIS...
Feb 3, 2014Speaking of pain management, I have observed that many of those practices do have a...
Feb 2, 2014Richard, there are literally 10's of thousands of POL's of all varying sizes. My question...
Feb 2, 2014I have read various articles describing the benefits of a POL. Is the POL market...
Feb 2, 2014Jason and Janice, thanks for that feedback. What do POL's do for managing the data;...
Feb 1, 2014That is a good thing for everyone, especially in the areas of cancer treatment. I...
Feb 1, 2014Of course the main difference is the sample volume. From I observe of many PO...
Jan 31, 2014One thought that occurs is that a traceability matrix would be nice to have that...
Jan 30, 2014Rebecca, based upon what I have observed in this conversation thread, I would say that...
Jan 30, 2014All, I think this particular posting has gone pretty long and it has focused entirely...
Jan 30, 2014I am not aware of any molecular diagnostics tests making their way to hospital labs....
Jan 30, 2014Christine, please post back to the group if you get an answer to your question...
Jan 30, 2014Peter, what is your opinion as to how to approach this? I agree there is...
Jan 30, 2014Peter, I think I understand what you are saying. In the healthcare industry, there is...
Jan 29, 2014Christine, thank you so much for that posting. That is a very good question and...
Jan 29, 2014Christine, I have asked one of my LabVantage connections to post a reply to you...
Jan 28, 2014I assume you are talking about OpenLab from PerkinElmer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openlab I note that this product...
Jan 26, 2014Personalized medicine is one of the keystones of molecular diagnostics labs. The requirements of molecular...
Jan 26, 2014R&D is a significant part of what a molecular lab does. When they develop a...
Jan 26, 2014Ben, I approved your post but you will get very few responses if any if...
Jan 24, 2014Making a public demo of Bika is a bit of a problem at the moment....
Jan 21, 2014Actually I am thinking of client side applications and not necessarily Java Applets. I have...
Jan 21, 2014From everything I have read, it appears the Java vulnerabilities are on the client side...
Jan 21, 2014One thing to pay close attention to is the security risks of IoT but as...
Jan 21, 2014Here is a general article on what IoT is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_of_Things An overview and analysis by...
Jan 21, 2014Jeff, I am hopeful that the demand for integration will explode in the coming years...
Jan 21, 2014The only thing I have considered is Google Glass but I struggle with the usefulness...
Jan 20, 2014@James, yes, Java is getting very special scrutiny in the IT press because it is...
Jan 19, 2014Rebecca, you might want to post your discussion in other Health IT groups to get...
Jan 19, 2014If there is anyone willing to share their LIMS & Laboratory Informatics SOP's, I will...
Jan 19, 2014Scott, things do look very promising. I think we should work to make this a...
Jan 19, 2014Rebecca, do you think you could create a work area in google where everyone could...
Jan 19, 2014Maybe we just need a dropbox location where we can put our working documents. I...
Jan 19, 2014I would not go that far. Java runs billions of applications and devices world wide...
Jan 18, 2014Scott, it does appear that a number of people see value in what you are...
Jan 17, 2014I found a link to the book on Amazon: http://ww...
Jan 17, 2014@Scott, an Open Access collection of SOP's would be most helpful to most every lab,...
Jan 17, 2014Scott, that sounds great. I have posted a poll to help determine whether or not...
Jan 16, 2014Joe, would you be willing to have an open review of the courses in order...
Jan 16, 2014Joe, that does sound like a good process. It is more complex than I was...
Jan 16, 2014Are these SOP's in the context as LIMS vendor or as a lab?...
Jan 15, 2014There are a lot of job openings for Labware where the customer is needing to...
Jan 15, 2014I wonder how many members of this group are interested in EHR's or use EHR's?...
Jan 14, 2014I am not too critical of websites of most companies because my own is so...
Jan 13, 2014Jeff, that is great news. Now you are well experienced as an IT professional. Rebecca...
Jan 13, 2014Jeff, here is another idea.... Please take your installation of the Bika LIMS and take...
Jan 13, 2014We will also put up a facility to let users push a button and get...
Jan 13, 2014Ronald, thank you so much for being there to help in this community evaluation of...
Jan 13, 2014That is great Claude, I hope things get better on the personal front. Just jump...
Jan 13, 2014Sanjay, please try and use the on-line version of LIMSpec as well. http://www.limspec.com...
Jan 13, 2014As things get settled with this release, please do update the wiki site so that...
Jan 13, 2014What a great goal.... let's make things Rebecca proof :-)...
Jan 13, 2014Hey, it is all good, it makes everything better and better. Glad to get things...
Jan 13, 2014Rahul, do you see these as purpose built applications. Do you see the smartphone as...
Jan 13, 2014Joe, thanks for posting this. Please post back to the group each course that you...
Jan 12, 2014I have looked at all the popular Open Source HL7 communication systems such as Mirth....
Jan 12, 2014What we are in search of now is a better UI for configuring each instrument...
Jan 12, 2014Bill what budget range is reasonable?...
Jan 12, 2014I think eLearning is obviously going to continue to evolve and it will evolve fast....
Jan 12, 2014Terry, that is the exact purpose of the courses we are hosting in Moodle. Shawn...
Jan 12, 2014Is this the wiki you are referring to? http://wiki.ihe.net/index.php?title=Laboratory...
Jan 12, 2014Raechel, all of the middleware I have looked at pretty much work the same way...
Jan 12, 2014Here is an interesting article on the AACC site: Stuck in the Middleware - Labs...
Jan 12, 2014Rebecca, you can get to it by going to: http://limspec.com...
Jan 12, 2014I am hoping that the members in this group will try the on-line version at...
Jan 12, 2014Rebecca as part of your continuous evaluation and testing of the LIMSpec application, I suggest...
Jan 12, 2014Of course Shawn Douglas will help you but don't forget, there is a course on...
Jan 12, 2014Jeff, I see that. Was a bit hard to find. It took me about 2...
Jan 12, 2014We will probably need to start various new discussion for different topics related to the...
Jan 10, 2014Does anyone in the group have any further updates for this discussion? This is always...
Jan 10, 2014Nick, thanks for sharing that short article. It answers a question I have had for...
Jan 10, 2014I know that most all of us have had the on-campus education. For myself, I...
Jan 9, 2014Bob, that is a good and fair question. I have asked the same on this...
Jan 9, 2014Shawn, what are your thoughts on the BtB software. I think he does make a...
Jan 9, 2014Shawn, lets try this as a fair approach... It is possible for a product to...
Jan 9, 2014How easy is it to install and get running? How is the documentation and support?...
Jan 9, 2014If anyone has any feedback or help that you can provide Rebecca along her review...
Jan 8, 2014Everyone be sure and check out the latest updates to the LIMSwiki. The amount of...
Jan 7, 2014Lemoene, I will respond to your question under a different post that already exists that...
Jan 7, 2014Tim, can you post back here what you finally get to work for you. This...
Jan 7, 2014LabLynx started a project a few years back called LabVia. This was supposed to be...
Jan 7, 2014With respect to LabLynx and open source, we see LabLynx and LabLynx customers more as...
Jan 6, 2014Terry, I like hosting the LIMS and really believe in hosting within our datacenter when...
Jan 5, 2014I agree with Lemoene. In fact our own sciCloud.net offerings are now more focused on...
Jan 5, 2014Terry, I will provide more information by way of example... For instance, LabLynx provides a...
Jan 5, 2014Terry, a bit more... The little appliance is essentially a tiny Linux server with a...
Jan 5, 2014Terry is correct. I keep forgetting about the promotions tab but he is exactly right....
Jan 3, 2014Tim, my recommendation for this project is to select an open source content management system...
Jan 3, 2014The Institute of Laboratory Automation is developing courses along the line you are describing. Here...
Jan 2, 2014@Serge, you help with the LIMSwiki.org site is most appreciated. Shawn Douglas is the independent...
Jan 2, 2014Be careful to distinguish between LIMS and LIS. CAP covers LIS but not LIMS. Here...
Jan 2, 2014Tim, do you need a LIMS company or can anyone with the technical ability to...
Jan 1, 2014You might start with this list of LIMS companies: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=LIMS_vendor Filter out the companies that...
Dec 31, 2013I know that Physician offices typically will make use of an EHR but I have...
Dec 31, 2013Here is a good summary of the functions performed by the POL director: http://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/clia/pol-di...
Dec 31, 2013Sauro, thanks for that feedback. I agree completely that the product class called Middleware is...
Dec 30, 2013Owen, I have another question... Does a software vendor who provides an EHR system to...
Dec 30, 2013Owen, I of course agree with you about the EHR vendor risk aspect. I did...
Dec 30, 2013Owen, again, thanks. For all in the group, here is a list of HIPAA breach...
Dec 30, 2013Here is a good resource for showing HIPAA case enforcement: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/enforcement/index.html This entire area of...
Dec 30, 2013Don, this is a very useful and simple approach for Covered Entities and Business Associates...
Dec 30, 2013Don, doesn't this risk exposure demonstrate that an internet hosted solution adds significantly to your...
Dec 30, 2013What about following the compliance guidelines for HIPAA where you utilize 2 factor authentication, encryption...
Dec 26, 2013@Roger - Hosting in the cloud does not preclude product customization specific to the client....
Dec 24, 2013@Neill, that is true but if you have it on-site, you still need IT to...
Dec 21, 2013Katharine, with regard to IT labor, if the application is provided by a LIMS vendor...
Dec 21, 2013@Bob, the healthcare industry makes extensive use of the cloud. Most EHR's today are offered...
Dec 21, 2013@Terry, those are very good comments. At LabLynx most all of our clients purchase the...
Dec 19, 2013Andrew, your blog post is spot on in my opinion. There is a great future...
Dec 19, 2013Yep, I saw that announcement as well. Considering the single purpose of middleware and its...
Dec 17, 2013Wow, I haven't heard of that in years. I have not run into it since...
Dec 15, 2013I find that most cloud hosted apps that contain PHI do not have 2 factor...
Dec 13, 2013Daisy, that is sound advice and logical and is indeed factual. The requirement for evidence...
Dec 12, 2013My recommendation is to limit the scope to the lab and to treat the lab...
Dec 11, 2013Jonathan, thanks for those additional vendors. With respect to the first 3, those make instruments....
Dec 11, 2013Yeah, I love the Newhart series. It really ranks up there with British humor. I...
Dec 11, 2013Owen, I think the big thing I have had to come to grips with in...
Dec 10, 2013Owen, if a CE has a business relationship with a vendor and PHI data is...
Dec 10, 2013Owen, I think that a CE who holds PHI information at a source, like Google...
Dec 10, 2013Here is another interesting scenario... An electronic fax service provider sells an efax service. They...
Dec 9, 2013Raechel, as usual it all depends on how it is designed to be used. If...
Dec 9, 2013Check out this blog post as well about mobile apps: http://medicalconnectivity.com/2011/07/20/fda-addresses-mobile-medical-apps/ ...
Dec 9, 2013Owen, this is an excellent topic to discuss and it naturally branches off into other...
Dec 9, 2013That is too bad about the insurance but believable. I like insurance for risk management....
Dec 9, 2013Owen, this sounds like something for large firms with lots of CE clients with lots...
Dec 8, 2013Serge, I do not consider Data Innovations under the 21 CFR part 880 regs. However,...
Dec 8, 2013@Jeff, HIPAA/HITECH obviously must be addressed. Here is a checklist of items for that: ht...
Dec 8, 2013I do not have knowledge of regs outside of the US unfortunately. I have found...
Dec 8, 2013Jeff, I did forget one reg... 21 CFR part 880 but I am sure you...
Dec 7, 2013Raechel, the regs pertain to medical devices. Things like heart monitors and especially things that...
Dec 5, 2013@Neill, Server Virtualization is the backbone of Cloud Computing. Without a VM, you do not...
Dec 5, 2013David, I agree with your statement: "The fact that we have full control of the...
Dec 2, 2013@Chris, the LabLynx LIMS product line is provided as a cloud based product and is...
Dec 1, 2013Here is an interesting report on the growth of MD connectivity: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/big-growth-seen-device-integration#!...
Dec 1, 2013Terry, excellent feedback for Clinical. @Jeff, in the non-clinical world, in areas such as environmental,...
Dec 1, 2013@Jeff, here is a site that sells a very wide variety of non-clinical instruments. Check...
Nov 30, 2013Jeff, I am guessing "Top" means which are the most important instruments in your particular...
Nov 27, 2013Michael that is an interesting comment. LabLynx has done very similar with a commercial testing...
Nov 26, 2013Ken, I am actually interested in all POC devices, not just LPOC. Thanks for the...
Nov 25, 2013Current & Future Applications of Point of Care Testing http://wwwn.cdc.gov/cliac/pdf/Addenda/cliac0207/AddendumF.pdf POCT Toolkit:...
Nov 25, 2013Khurrum, please visit: http://www.bikalabs.com/softwarecenter This will provide you with a wide variety of LIMS configurations...
Nov 25, 2013Here is a list of other Free, Open Source LIMS as well that you can...
Nov 25, 2013Pasquale, I think the market does but at the end of the day, I don't...
Nov 25, 2013I agree about the cost savings and scalability of a multi-tenant architecture. It has worked...
Nov 25, 2013Pasquale, you might find this article interesting: http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/saas-cloud-computings-quiet-kil...
Nov 25, 2013So we have: 1. Serial DB9 (Wired) 1. Serial RJ45 (Wired) 1. USB (Wired) 1....
Nov 25, 2013Ken, I have found the same thing but thankfully I see more db9 than anything...
Nov 24, 2013Open communications - Integrating medical equipment with electronic health recordshttp://TinyURL.com/limsforum-POCinterface...
Nov 24, 2013Invariably, you will need to take your MDSS / POC device interface output and translate...
Nov 24, 2013Jeff, please post any articles or resources that you find....
Nov 24, 2013Would be ideal if the LIMS vendor has technical representation in Lybia....
Nov 24, 2013Charbel, I have no idea what you wrote but I will take it on faith...
Nov 24, 2013The following companies provide MDDS and POCT middleware: Dawning - http://www.dawning.com/Home.aspx Integrative Global -
Nov 24, 2013Here are some more: Cardiopulmonary Corp - http://www.cardiopulmonarycorp.com/ Bridgetech Medical -
Nov 23, 2013HIT Vendor Seeking MDDS for Meaningful Relationship: http://healthworkscollective.com/tim-gee/103661/hit-vendor-seekin...
Nov 23, 2013Vaysse, I have no first hand experience with Labware but if it is in operation...
Nov 23, 2013Deepak, what does Market Leader mean? Does it mean that Labware has more Oil &...
Nov 22, 2013http://www.baytekinternational.com/ is purpose built for Oil and Gas....
Nov 21, 2013James, there are a number of commercial and open source NGS capable LIMS. Commercial include:...
Nov 20, 2013Khurrum, please be more specific. Which specific ASTM standard are your asking about? Is this...
Nov 20, 2013You will need to code the ASTM parsing and store the data local in like...
Nov 20, 2013You will have to be more specific. You may be better suited to go with...
Nov 20, 2013Khurrum, take a look at this solution: http://integrativeglobal.com/?page_id=164 It is middleware that will probably do...
Nov 19, 2013I guess a definition of POCT is a matter of point of view. The application...
Nov 19, 2013Jeff, is this the EON Platform that you speak of: http://www.eginity.com/...
Nov 18, 2013Jeff, that clears things up for me. I look forward to the demo. If the...
Nov 18, 2013Typical.... I have more question.... you mention read only DB access in the cloud. Most...
Nov 17, 2013Jeff, I look forward to the demo this week. However, I do wish to continue...
Nov 17, 2013Jeff, thanks for that explanation. So what I have so far in understanding your POCT...
Nov 16, 2013Here are some more good references regarding POCT: CDC - http://wwwn.cdc.gov/cliac/pdf/Addenda/cliac0207/AddendumF.pdf Low Cost PO...
Nov 16, 2013Here is a good overview of POCT in the context with the Integrated Healthcare Enterprise...
Nov 16, 2013Jeff, most all LIMS/LIS companies have an interest in this area if they are serving...
Nov 16, 2013@Jeff, with respect to the dongle... what do you anticipate the price of these devices...
Nov 16, 2013Jeff, check out this wireless serial device: http://www.usconverters.com/index.php?main_p...
Nov 16, 2013Jeff, that sounds great. Would like to get a demo....
Nov 16, 2013@Jonathan, the economics of POCT is very much in the forefront thoughts for the clinics....
Nov 15, 2013Jeff, I have looked at some of these types of dongles but the physical connection...
Nov 15, 2013I have looked at these units but not totally happy with it: http://dx.com/p/drf2617a-rs232-to-zigbee-wireless-module-black-silver-162226
Nov 15, 2013This looks interesting: http://www.evatron.com/index-pag-cms-id-38-p-special-orders.html Maybe you can post a picture of your dongle?...
Nov 14, 2013@Paul, I do understand where you are coming from and understand that view. Please do...
Nov 14, 2013Rick, I have seen problems with links posted in discussions where Linkedin breaks the link....
Nov 14, 2013@Alexander, what do you think of making your development work public and open source on...
Nov 14, 2013I am curious what various Point of Care providers use to interface their test equipment...
Nov 14, 2013Jeff, I went to your site and I see the EDCHub. I do not see...
Nov 14, 2013BTW, POCT without the cloud is like an instrument without an interface cable. The data...
Nov 13, 2013Here is another pretty good presentation. It is good as an overview but is a...
Nov 13, 2013You might want to look at LabKey: https://labkey.org/ Of the open source software that I...
Nov 8, 2013The way I would approach this is to NOT create a complex schema in the...
Nov 8, 2013myExperiment.org does have a pretty good community. You can get some good help in building...
Nov 7, 2013Please try this link: http://www.limswiki.org/index.php?title=ELN_vendor...
Nov 5, 2013@Harry & Towanda, I would like to hear your feedback on what a really good...
Nov 4, 2013This was posted from Matt: I had a quick discussion with an oil analysis lab...
Nov 4, 2013Matt, sorry but your post was deleted by accident so I posted it back. My...
Nov 4, 2013Additional... I went to the CINRG license page: http://www.cinrg.com/licensing_info.asp I was amazed. It is clear...
Nov 4, 2013Doing a quick google search brings up the following folks who offer an oil analysis...
Nov 4, 2013Using the Way Back Machine facility, you can see that testoil.com existed as far back...
Nov 3, 2013I would say the End Users since they have to use the application and must...
Oct 30, 2013Thijs, I agree with that general approach, however, I am looking at clinical instruments with...
Oct 30, 2013Owen, no problem. Thanks for your response....
Oct 30, 2013Thijs, actually we can do what is needed without touching a soldering iron. We have...
Oct 30, 2013Terry, the problem I am trying to solve is to provide a turnkey instrument interface...
Oct 23, 2013Matt, I made the same observation about the freezer. At the end of the day...
Oct 23, 2013All very true. The degree of automation is also a function of the scale of...
Oct 22, 2013Janeček, when folks talk about a LIMS as an ERP, they are speaking metaphorically. They...
Oct 22, 2013Yes it is all about productivity and quality. Automation is key to both of those...
Oct 22, 2013I would say specimen expiration date is critical....
Oct 21, 2013That is a good idea. That in itself could form an Ecosystem but without lots...
Oct 21, 2013Luk, do you have a link to that article?...
Oct 21, 2013The number of samples processed through this system is over 30,000 per day, 7 days...
Oct 20, 2013Andrew, please do not hesitate to share names. This is a very open group. We...
Oct 20, 2013Andrew, thanks for posting those thorough responses. Your positioning of Samplemanager as a framework is...
Oct 20, 2013To compare Thermo with other LIMS, please be sure to visit: http://limswiki.org/index.php/Laboratory,_Scientific,_and_Healt...
Oct 17, 2013Peter, I would have to respectfully disagree on a number of points. LIMS have very...
Oct 17, 2013Carl, what are the types of tests you will be performing? How many LIMS users...
Oct 15, 2013I agree with Alexander on every point. For academic settings, I think FOSS is the...
Oct 15, 2013Nathan, have you managed to use any of these apps successfully in your environment? If...
Oct 15, 2013Some cloud options that I think are purpose built for academic research are: http://golims.comhttp://cloudlims.com
Oct 15, 2013@Nathan, Open-LIMS is open source but ebiosys is not. Does ebiosys provide all of the...
Oct 14, 2013Aleksandr, there are many good LIMS that can do what you describe. I think the...
Oct 14, 2013If you are most interested in Open Source, we host a number of open source...
Oct 8, 2013What sorts of topics are you looking for? Instrument Interfacing, LIMS/LIS, compliance, best practices, etc?...
Oct 8, 2013Rebecca, since most webinars are more for marketing purposes, they are generally quite plentiful. I...
Oct 8, 2013I would post past events if they have a link to view the recording. Otherwise,...
Oct 6, 2013An electronic laboratory notebook is the system of choice usually. However, I think you will...
Oct 5, 2013Janeček, I think I understand and appreciate your list of rhetorical questions. They all seem...
Oct 4, 2013Now I understand, thanks for the clarification. The short answer is no, especially since you...
Oct 4, 2013Janeček, I would say it is less of a prophecy and more of just how...
Oct 4, 2013I agree with you Terry about the healthcare LIS. In recent years our company has...
Oct 3, 2013Hi Srinivasa, your question is very interesting. Can you get a bit more specific? Do...
Oct 1, 2013Hi Pradeep, please do share links to videos if they are publicly available without a...
Sep 30, 2013Hareesh, I have been contacted about your recent posts into this group. The proposition was...
Sep 30, 2013Debasish, please see my response just above yours to Hareesh. I really want to keep...
Sep 27, 2013Bryan, your observations in general are what I observe as well. The position of LIMS...
Sep 25, 2013Ruud, you are very correct about that. Lots of folks speak in short hand and...
Sep 24, 2013Hareesh, you have mentioned some various vendors. I assume you have some examples of what...
Sep 23, 2013Most all of the main LIMS vendors have clients in Brazil either direct or through...
Sep 22, 2013I see it as a matter of where to invest development dollars. In reviewing the...
Sep 19, 2013Here is an additional article that indicates that Adobe is also in agreement with this...
Sep 19, 2013Here is a pretty cool example of the power of HTML5 and Javascript. Check out...
Sep 17, 2013Claude, thanks for helping out on this question. Are there any other things you can...
Sep 17, 2013Asad, you will want to take a look at the comparison of StarLIMS with Labware...
Sep 17, 2013Claude, I find that many customers do not know where to begin on defining their...
Sep 16, 2013Hi Asad, while I am no expert in either Labware or Starlims, I can say...
Sep 15, 2013It will not take users long to learn Bika. I was thinking more about the...
Sep 11, 2013Shawn Douglas is maintaining and updating the guide and can help you. I will contact...
Sep 11, 2013Shawn, the US sponsors many of the public health projects throughout the world. Of course...
Sep 11, 2013Shawn, PEPFAR is a US Public Health program to fight AIDS on a global basis:...
Sep 6, 2013Hi Yolande,Things to look for but not necessarily in the order given, are:1. Presales responsiveness....
Sep 6, 2013Richard, while I see all of these tools as being pretty easy to use, I...
Sep 6, 2013Richard, those are excellent examples. It is clear that your focus is in the right...
Sep 6, 2013There are no open source LIMS/LIS systems that are purpose built for a commercial drug...
Sep 6, 2013Rick, none of the open source LIMS/LIS do clinical instrument interfaces. You will have to...
Sep 6, 2013My understanding on that application is that it handles file imports from instruments that export...
Sep 5, 2013Great feedback Jeff!...
Sep 5, 2013I am finding that the BI solutions like Tableau and Spotfire are pretty expensive. In...
Sep 5, 2013Hi Philip, not picking on spotfire, just the BI industry as a whole is pretty...
Sep 5, 2013Philip, good examples you gave along with the examples of Tableau, I think the group...
Sep 4, 2013Jeff, that was an interesting evolution for your LIS. Are there any general recommendations you...
Sep 2, 2013Any feedback from lab users and consultants would be helpful. Would be interested in knowing...
Sep 2, 2013Jackie, thanks for that feedback. I had not mentioned Public Health but that is also...
Sep 2, 2013Hi Gustavo, in looking at the information, the system seems to be more LIMS focused...
Aug 31, 2013Vlad, I too am struggling to see what is the next big thing. Some industries...
Aug 29, 2013I think you have to look at Social Media with its many different dimensions. The...
Aug 28, 2013In a corporate environment, you would think that tools like these would be almost mandatory....
Aug 28, 2013Some of these Big trends are still going on while others like browser apps have...
Aug 27, 2013Claude, I see it the same way. I would like to evaluate a number of...
Aug 19, 2013I have not dealt with hospital labs but with private labs. I would expect the...
Aug 19, 2013Hospital environments are a niche space of course. However, I am noticing that the lines...
Aug 19, 2013Richard, what you say is interesting, especially mentioning Cerner in particular. A clinical reference lab...
Aug 19, 2013Not sure about the specifics. The price stuck out in my mind. The project PM...
Aug 12, 2013I would like to mention another great possibility. BikaLabs is also a fine choice. I...
Aug 8, 2013Joe, I clicked the link but it comes up with a page that says there...
Aug 8, 2013Joe, I know this is a slightly unrelated topic but it is related in that...
Aug 8, 2013Joe, a natural follow-up question would be why you decided to write your article and...
Aug 8, 2013LOL... I like it Joe. You have to watch out for that wild scientific publishing...
Aug 8, 2013Joe, I am very interested in such an article. When you publish it, please consider...
Aug 8, 2013Bastian, those are great questions. I have posted your questions and my answers below: what...
Aug 7, 2013If anyone has found articles in the past concerning any of these suggested topics, please...
Aug 5, 2013Some topic areas that want some specific article topics could be: Regulatory Compliance Defining Requirements...
Aug 5, 2013POCT (point of care testing) is an interesting topic. Does anyone have any experience or...
Aug 5, 2013Matt, a number of years ago this was a hot topic but I have not...
Aug 4, 2013Catherine, please be sure to post back what you finally decide upon. It is very...
Jul 30, 2013Matt, there are no issues with validation of OS applications. There are absolutely no legal...
Jul 29, 2013Philip, open source is a relatively new concept but it has been around long enough...
Jul 23, 2013@Vaysse, could you elaborate on your comment? Why would the customer pay for a server...
Jul 23, 2013@Vaysse, yes....
Jul 23, 2013@Debasih, with a hosted LIMS, you typically do not have a one time license fee....
Jul 20, 2013Hi Catherine, there are a number of applications that can help in the area of...
Jul 20, 2013Some choices of LIMS providers that I think will work are: http://www.lablynx.com (the company I...
Jul 20, 2013Adam, Autoscribe is in the UK....
Jul 20, 2013@Catherine, LabLynx and Promium are good choices in that budget range. I would also include...
Jul 13, 2013IMHO, I don't think so. This is not a big innovation. The development tools to...
Jul 10, 2013@Jonathan - I agree that software needs to be extensible so that customers and 3rd...
Jul 10, 2013The dates of your publication appear to be before the dates of that patent filing?...
Jul 10, 2013Here is the patent filer's linkedin profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/david-wennberg/31/bb3/61a...
Jul 10, 2013I believe your intentions. Filing evidence of prior art is probably a very responsible thing...
Jul 9, 2013Well, I think this is a great discussion and I must say that I walk...
Jul 9, 2013Lyndon, your discussion/questions are not really on-topic for this group but are interesting. Further, the...
Jul 9, 2013BTW, please post the link to the patent application of the other person and the...
Jul 7, 2013@Peggy, there is a bit of a logic flaw with your following statement: "If the...
Jul 7, 2013Can you please elaborate on your question?...
Jul 1, 2013Are you talking about automated approval of results?...
Jun 28, 2013Yes, that is my understanding as well in the case for Blood but that is...
Jun 26, 2013@Jeff, I love it LOL. This sounds like a lawyer wrote it. My take on...
Jun 26, 2013Terry, yes that is not at all unusual. However, it is good to know the...
Jun 25, 2013Agreed, it should be good for all types of consultants. We want Business Analysts, Developers,...
Jun 25, 2013Thanks for that great comment Towanda. It is very nice to see that reply from...
Jun 25, 2013Claude, the tool will not be US specific. It will be open to the world....
Jun 24, 2013Terry, no, I thought I was clear on that. No money exchange, no pay, no...
Jun 24, 2013In order to move forward, we need to build the app. In order to build...
Jun 24, 2013@Claude, thanks for your offer of help in Europe. As an independent consultant yourself, it...
Jun 24, 2013@Terry, a thought just occurred to me. In our LIMS business here at LabLynx, none...
Jun 24, 2013Claude, I agree 100% with what you say. Your answer is very important from my...
Jun 23, 2013Terry, all of those are great questions and I have pondered them quite a bit...
Jun 22, 2013Terry, another developer contacted me as well about this and is willing to help with...
Jun 22, 2013Terry, of course it would be impartial and not restricted. I don't operate anything in...
Jun 19, 2013I am not aware of any LIMS that are subject to FDA audits of the...
Jun 18, 2013I see Practice Fusion as an EMR that integrates with different billing providers. Do you...
Jun 16, 2013@Carl, I am ok with that definition from the standpoint of how the user distinguishes...
Jun 16, 2013Carl, I think all of this serves to reinforce your points. Basically, nothing is black...
Jun 12, 2013Joseph, can you be more specific of what to beware of? Folks need to know...
Jun 11, 2013Claude, that has been my experience as well but I am running into more labs...
Jun 11, 2013Katharine, with Salesforce, Sugarcrm and Vtiger, (these are the ones I am familiar with). All...
Jun 11, 2013Hi Mukunth. We had a good discussion on this a number of months ago. http://lnkd.in/paggu8...
Jun 5, 2013Some informal market research that I did indicated that for non-pharma type labs, the price...
May 29, 2013@Lynn, what do you see are good characteristics of good documentation. What have you seen...
May 28, 2013Shawn, you may want to post this same request for feedback in the LIMS/LI group....
May 27, 2013I hate to say it but your best option is going to ask the manufacturer...
May 27, 2013Can't SAP provide those requirements to you? It will be helpful to others to hear...
May 23, 2013Jim, that is excellent advice. Do you have a list of standards and links to...
May 23, 2013The typical way to integrate with a CDS from LIMS is through direct calls to...
May 21, 2013Yes, I think it is possible. However, the lab analyst must be development oriented in...
May 16, 2013@Claude, have you looked at the requirements document that Melissa produced. It seems pretty good....
May 15, 2013@Remi, there have been discussions in this group on the topic of LIS vs. LIMS...
May 14, 2013Thank you Kees for your reply. Do you have any detailed User Requirement Specifications you...
May 14, 2013Umo, that is exactly the function of LIMS. To learn more about the capabilities of...
May 14, 2013Hi Melissa, please post a link to download your User Requirements Specification and I am...
May 13, 2013It has been a while since anyone has posted to this discussion but I wanted...
May 11, 2013@Steven, that is very useful information. Thanks for the examples. Is there any size limit...
May 11, 2013Ok, that sounds doable. I will point my client (regional reference lab) in your direction...
May 11, 2013Those challenges are all the same for pretty much all labs. With respect to each...
May 10, 2013Steven, I watched your youtube video. Very interesting. At the end, it says you can...
May 10, 2013Steven thanks for the feedback. How do you see this service comparing to Medicity iNexx?...
May 10, 2013Steven, you have mentioned your advanced technology platform several times. I have found lots of...
May 9, 2013@Joseph, what do you think of using Mirth as the foundation of an HIE? Do...
May 9, 2013@Steven, so it is accurate to say that you built a solution on Mirth that...
May 9, 2013there are a number of challenges in the LIMS market. 1. developing meaningful user requirements...
May 9, 2013Take a look at this app. It is pretty inexpensive and you can download it...
May 9, 2013Which LIMS have you looked at? What type of testing does your lab do?...
May 4, 2013Has anyone created a private HIE (health information exchange) from Mirth?...
May 4, 2013Lowell, I am very interested in these sorts of efforts. There are so many competing...
May 4, 2013I see that Florida has established an HIE / HISP using Mirth: http://www.mirthcorp.com/news/mirth-technology-power-...
May 3, 2013Tom, thank for that posting. Very helpful and gives me some ideas....
May 2, 2013Kamal, you are exactly correct. Those are all challenges and I see no easy way...
May 2, 2013Terry, from what I have read and what Ned describes, blood is rather unique compared...
May 1, 2013Terry, all that you say rings so very true in my experience in non-LIS instrument...
May 1, 2013Now to share some good tools. If anyone is looking for a good serial to...
May 1, 2013Terry, I used to not be in favor of middleware but after gaining experience with...
Apr 30, 2013Ok, I just chatted with Justin Langhorst who posted the original posting and he is...
Apr 30, 2013BTW, if anyone has any of the discussion that Justin posted, please copy and paste...
Apr 30, 2013Justin, thank you so much for saving our groups collective bacon on this discussion. I...
Apr 25, 2013If the LIMS is currently up and running and you have the manual log books...
Apr 24, 2013Hi Mukunth, what type of system are you trying to back up and to what...
Apr 24, 2013additional.... If you are talking about just files, I would still have this work with...
Apr 24, 2013@Mukunth, given that then I would still advise a traditional backup solution and not and...
Apr 24, 2013BTW, if you do not need any of the features of an SDMS and all...
Apr 21, 2013I too agree about hands on experience. This is what we are struggling with. We...
Apr 21, 2013Oh, btw, that absolutely does not take the place of the apprentice program but it...
Apr 19, 2013David, take a look at this: http://www.patientos.org/features/index.html or http://www.oemr.org...
Apr 17, 2013The LIMS of course is our LabLynx ELab LIMS and we use ASTM as our...
Apr 17, 2013Avrum, I think you have identified just some of the obstacles. I see quite few...
Apr 17, 2013BTW, many LIMS companies rabbit on ad nauseum that they are configurable and no development...
Apr 17, 2013In my previous comments, I posted what could be considered a rather bleak picture. That...
Apr 17, 2013@Avrum, of all the LIMS you have seen to date, which one comes the closest...
Apr 17, 2013@Rebecca, there is a detailed process that must be followed for peeling off the shell...
Apr 17, 2013Christy, LabLynx is in the process of completely revamping all of our documentation. It will...
Apr 17, 2013@Joseph, I agree completely with everything you have said with regard to documentation and training....
Apr 16, 2013@Shawn, maybe you can look over the application posted by Kristi above and see where...
Apr 14, 2013Didier, MOLIS is a LIS rather than a LIMS so we put it on the...
Apr 14, 2013It is a great resource Jeff. I like the references. I hope others will comment...
Apr 13, 2013Dominic, I would recommend running Bika from a server. I think you will get better...
Apr 13, 2013Dominic, please post back your findings here as you find things that look interesting. Others...
Apr 13, 2013This is the list of free, open source apps we plan to make available through...
Apr 10, 2013For those interested, here is the link to James blog: http://core-genomics.blogspot.com/...
Apr 10, 2013Take a look at the major LIMS companies, they have all interfaced with Chromeleon at...
Apr 10, 2013Phil, I am having a bit of trouble finding an independent lists. Noria has a...
Apr 9, 2013Chintan, for non-clinical labs, the only middleware that I am aware of is LIMSlink from...
Apr 8, 2013Shawn, great job. Hopefully the vendors will be responsive to you....
Apr 8, 2013Terry, thank you for that great explanation. We are going through this entire process you...
Apr 7, 2013Douglas, I was not aware of Quest actually selling a LIS. I think they just...
Apr 7, 2013Thanks Terry for that feedback. Can you explain what exactly is a "Driver" as used...
Apr 7, 2013Robert, what all languages do you currently have built in? Which countries do you currently...
Apr 6, 2013Tainosystems appears to be a LIS rather than a LIMS so we will need to...
Apr 5, 2013Luk, thanks for that feedback. Hopefully Shawn will get to that and post back here...
Apr 4, 2013Johanne, Cerner is listed but under the LIS vendor list rather than the LIMS vendor...
Apr 4, 2013Christopher, thanks for the update on Accelrys. Shawn Douglas, the LIMSwiki admin, is following this...
Apr 4, 2013Rebecca, what sort of replies did you get on the HIMSS group?...
Apr 4, 2013While what I am going to suggest will typically fall under the domain of an...
Apr 4, 2013BTW, I do know of such a thing for farm animals... It is called NAHLN....
Apr 4, 2013This is rather interesting from the CDC: PHIN (public health information network). All of this...
Apr 2, 2013Alexander, there are a number of other fine LIMS companies that have the functionality and...
Apr 1, 2013Hi Sailkumar, you might want to look at some good open source LIMS for NGS...
Mar 31, 2013Rebecca, can you post links to the apps you are trying?...
Mar 31, 2013Now the question is who actually uses some of these apps as part of their...
Mar 31, 2013Yeah, I agree, I would just like to hear some real world experiences. If you...
Mar 28, 2013Hi Duane, that's funny. I would love to know who that is just for fun....
Mar 28, 2013All of this is exactly why I feel so strongly against having salesmen in our...
Mar 27, 2013@Steve, no, that list is maintained by Shawn Douglas and the vendor detail page provides...
Mar 26, 2013James, thank you for that very thorough reply. I visited the site again and following...
Mar 26, 2013Terry, if you look at the list of vendors in the LIMSwiki and then drill...
Mar 26, 2013Terry, I know you have not spent any time on the LIMSwiki site but I...
Mar 26, 2013Terry, I think the only way to drive participation in reviews of LIMS products is...
Mar 26, 2013Ooooh, a thought just occurred to me about references.... If a customer is going to...
Mar 26, 2013Claude, thanks for that list. We will make sure those get put on the list....
Mar 26, 2013Hi Jean-Louis, all of those vendors you mention are already on the list. Labvantage: http://limswiki.org/index.php/LABVANTAGE_Solutions,_Inc.
Mar 26, 2013Terry, every LIMS vendor is listed regardless of whether they publish prices or not. They...
Mar 26, 2013For those not familiar with SDF, it is a chemical structure definition file. See wikipedia:...
Mar 26, 2013Maybe openbabel can do the conversion you need? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenBabel...
Mar 25, 2013James, I went to your site and did a search on "LIMS" and it came...
Mar 25, 2013I see this type of question in many discussion groups whether it be Electronic Health...
Mar 25, 2013Hi Karen, which ELN are you working with?...
Mar 25, 2013Karen, what were some of the specific gaps the users found that needed customization in...
Mar 25, 2013Karen, thank you for that information. A point of potential concern... were these customisations specific...
Mar 24, 2013Continuing with this discussion... Gloria Metrick wrote an article on this topic recently. Here is...
Mar 24, 2013Harry, thanks for that quick feedback. For the benefit of anyone reading this discussion, can...
Mar 22, 2013@Kevin, what do you consider to be Knowledge Management and how do you see that...
Mar 21, 2013Darryl, thanks for that link. It looks very interesting. I am guessing you have looked...
Mar 20, 2013BTW, does anyone know of other industry standards related to lab informatics from organizations such...
Mar 20, 2013Thanks Matt, can you share some links to some of these standards? Here is the...
Mar 20, 2013Matt, thanks for those links. I took a brief look at each of them but...
Mar 20, 2013Terry, that is correct. I do think the link will still be good when it...
Mar 20, 2013The link now works for the source code download: http://tron-mainz.de/tron-facilities/computational-medicine/galaxylims/...
Mar 20, 2013While this blog might be a bit promotional in nature, it does have some things...
Mar 17, 2013I doubt academia has heard of or used PAD but there is nothing that prevents...
Mar 17, 2013Danny, the article is vendor independent. It is not written around any single vendor. The...
Mar 16, 2013Patrick, thanks for that clarification. I will get Shawn Douglas (wiki site admin) to go...
Mar 15, 2013Valentin, thanks for that python code find on Google. I was just starting a project...
Mar 15, 2013Wow!... that is too funny. I was just reading over that document earlier today. Talk...
Mar 14, 2013There is better documentation out there of course....
Mar 13, 2013Boian, that is well put and an observation that many of us vendors have come...
Mar 13, 2013Joseph, the problem you state has the characteristics of the case of "which comes first,...
Mar 12, 2013@Simon - Quite a number of years ago, I was curious how the shareware ecosystem...
Mar 12, 2013Hi Arvind, those are good general comments and questions. Let me start by saying that...
Mar 12, 2013Excellent question. The answer is no and your comment is spot on. Your workflows will...
Mar 12, 2013Hi Ryan, what is your definition of multi-tenant? I think that is key to your...
Mar 12, 2013Additional... For our webLIMS (SaaS/Cloud hosted LIMS)... we do not offer it as a multi-tenant...
Mar 12, 2013My vote is for Tableau Software. I really think their analytics software is the best...
Mar 12, 2013Hi Peter, thanks for posting that survey. I hope the group will cast their vote....
Mar 11, 2013Patrick, the 3 ELN products from PE are listed. They are the 3 distinct companies...
Mar 9, 2013Claude is very experienced in the area of LIMS user requirements specifications and is great...
Mar 7, 2013@Ruth, when you do choose a solution, I think it would be great feedback to...
Mar 7, 2013I agree with Lynn. Those processes and technical steps are needed and their scope varies...
Mar 7, 2013Thank you Thrigun. I hope some of the experienced ELN folks can look over the...
Mar 6, 2013I see that you do it either with a monolithic app that does everything you...
Mar 5, 2013Hi Somnath, I met with a client just yesterday, that strangely enough is within 3...
Mar 4, 2013LabLynx (my company), Starlims, Thermo and I am pretty sure that Labware can all meet...
Mar 4, 2013Jens, thanks for posting the question and the link. I have seen this question in...
Mar 4, 2013Jens, I too found quartzy to be rather simplistic but that might work for some...
Mar 4, 2013Just getting into the details a bit after some reading. Opencoral looks very cool. There...
Mar 4, 2013If you don't need direct instrument control then opencoral looks like overkill as does FOM...
Mar 3, 2013What system do you currently use and what are some of the problems or things...
Feb 28, 2013@Tim, I agree, the entire query of data should be driven by the user ideally....
Feb 28, 2013Mark, thanks for that comment. Can you look over the list of features and put...
Feb 28, 2013Randy, what do you mean by: it should be immediately available right after the description...
Feb 28, 2013Here is the definition of Key in this context directly off the wiki site: What...
Feb 27, 2013Avrum, please be sure to post back a link to the blog articles. You have...
Feb 27, 2013Shawn, I agree about the SparkLix notes. I went to the site and I was...
Feb 27, 2013Rebecca, if you click on the vendor link on the home page of the wiki,...
Feb 27, 2013Shawn, I think Sparklix should also be listed in the SaaS list....
Feb 27, 2013Thanks Shawn, I missed it....
Feb 26, 2013Avrum, I would be interested in hearing the arguments against having software archives. What are...
Feb 26, 2013I agree with Scott. I would rather have access to dead software code than not...
Feb 26, 2013Avrum, ok, I misunderstood what was being referred to as a software archive. So this...
Feb 26, 2013So far I guess I am helping you with counterpoints but it does have a...
Feb 24, 2013@Avrum, the academia space is rather interesting, not profitable but interesting. First, the market is...
Feb 23, 2013Rebecca, since you are gaining more experience in the are of healthcare informatics, perhaps you...
Feb 23, 2013Avrum, many of the things you mentioned are covered by other systems outside of LIMS...
Feb 23, 2013Fantastic, I look forward to that. Shawn Douglas will update the LIMSwiki as appropriate with...
Feb 22, 2013@Fang, thank you for that very kind and understanding comment. I have learned much from...
Feb 21, 2013Boian, I am finding a lot of similar feedback on these type of cables. I...
Feb 21, 2013Colin, I hate to sound cynical but it would be great if people actually cared...
Feb 21, 2013@Fang, thank you for a well articulated and logical posting. I greatly appreciate your comments...
Feb 21, 2013Justin, I liked your article. Can you please post more information about your product such...
Feb 21, 2013@Justin, that makes sense. Given the variables of # of users, systems and tests, can...
Feb 21, 2013What type of lab do you see is ideal for this type of product? Also,...
Feb 20, 2013With respect to serial connections... I agree with Boian. However, we find that in the...
Feb 20, 2013Mathieu, I understand your comment. However, this is very much related to LIMS and any...
Feb 20, 2013Mathieu, I distinguish Communist China from the Taiwan (Free China). I don't wish to confuse...
Feb 19, 2013I believe that the Institute of Laboratory Automation is a good place to start. http://www.institutelabauto.org/...
Feb 19, 2013Here is an interesting video showing a real, live attempted hack by the Chinese: http://youtu.be/6p7FqSav6Ho...
Feb 18, 2013@Pankaj, the site http://www.limswiki.org contains most every company and product. Shawn Douglas runs that site....
Feb 18, 2013For those interested, I found the link to the web site for this software: http://www.covelab.com/default.htm...
Feb 17, 2013@Bohdan, you cases are all valid and possible. Insurance is generally the entity that ends...
Feb 16, 2013@Terry, what about the small labs that can only afford a system that is less...
Feb 16, 2013@Bohdan, it would be nice for customers if things were that simple. However, you can...
Feb 16, 2013@Ed, that is not true. You can take folks to court over just about anything...
Feb 12, 2013@Shawn, I know this is not going to be the most helpful or objective comment...
Feb 12, 2013Luk, thank you so much for that link to the wiki. That is really great...
Feb 12, 2013I wonder if the reason for this seeming paradox is that the apps that Lemoene...
Feb 12, 2013My personal approach to open source is to not go on and on about it...
Feb 11, 2013Jonathan, I think Andy is talking about his company building a new instrument. So I...
Feb 11, 2013Great article Rebecca. The way I see it, open source is a real and useful...
Feb 11, 2013Yaso, to join this particular organization with the Biggest Whatever.... Just visit http://www.cambridgesoft.com/ I found...
Feb 7, 2013Here is one to add to the list: http://www.labtrove.org/...
Feb 7, 2013Shawn, it would be great if you could do some googling and looking at any...
Feb 7, 2013I had to shorten the link for it to work in linkedin: http://bit.ly/14W3jL7...
Feb 7, 2013Steven, those are interesting and valid questions. Speaking as a Cloud app provider to the...
Feb 6, 2013Andy, I have found that in the clinical area, HL7 is by far the "coin...
Feb 6, 2013I had to shorten the link for it to work in linkedin: http://bit.ly/14W3jL7...
Feb 4, 2013There are quite a few LIMS that can easily handle this line of testing with...
Feb 4, 2013ISO 17025 is very applicable to your lab. Here is a detailed presentation that shows...
Feb 3, 2013Rob, no disrespect meant for anyone who takes the time to build an app that...
Feb 3, 2013@Rob, there are many sophisticated application frameworks on the market today that will cut your...
Jan 31, 2013I found this possible alternative: http://avogadro.openmolecules.net/wiki/Main_Page Any feedback on this app would be great....
Jan 31, 2013Thanks for that feedback Darryl and Thomas. I will look at those suggestions....
Jan 31, 2013Rob, that was a great article. Thanks for posting it. What do you think about...
Jan 31, 2013Rob, would you permit me to reprint your article on the LIMSfinder.com site?...
Jan 26, 2013Boian, I have the same opinion of Oracle. However, I do not know what they...
Jan 23, 2013Well, here is a rather humorous very high level view of sunquest ICE: http://www.nhspathology.fph.nhs.uk/Co...
Jan 16, 2013So is a LES an MES or a MESS... LOL! @Harry, a few years ago...
Jan 16, 2013R comes to mind. It is free and open source. I found an upcoming webinar...
Jan 15, 2013The best way to get into Cloud is to create your own from scratch. You...
Jan 14, 2013The following article was passed on to me: http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/oracle-r...
Jan 14, 2013Dawning technologies has some good middleware that can handles those instruments and many others and...
Jan 14, 2013Matt, your observation is valid. I can speak for our LIMS in that we do...
Jan 13, 2013Marc, I would have agreed with you about 10 years ago. However, LIMS are very...
Jan 13, 2013Marc, I agree that a vertical app can provide instant gratification which translates into lower...
Jan 13, 2013James, you may be right about other technologies being no better but then again, you...
Jan 13, 2013That sounds good. It is the browser that is the problem target not servers. Good...
Jan 11, 2013What makes this reported vulnerability so disturbing to me is that Homeland Security says that...
Jan 9, 2013Lemoene, that is sound advice and comments. LabLynx is just getting started in FOSS and...
Jan 8, 2013I will defer to the links I provided. Specifically, Stallman's own writings. I would prefer...
Jan 7, 2013I agree with Eduardo that most all LIMS have the core functionality needed and it...
Jan 6, 2013Hi Adriana, I would look for references specific to mining. In the case of gold...
Jan 4, 2013Matt, check out all of the comments in this thread. There are many comments you...
Jan 4, 2013Matt, that sounds fair. I went to your product site and I must say that...
Jan 2, 2013@Peggy.... spoken like a true consultant ;-)...
Jan 2, 2013I see the acronyms as being useful tools for helping the user get into the...
Jan 2, 2013Terry, you commented: "Such functionality is usually only of interest in manufacturing/QC labs and in...
Jan 2, 2013Terry, sound advice no matter what you plan on buying....
Jan 1, 2013Peggy, I think where you are going with your comments is that the Total Cost...
Jan 1, 2013Rebecca, I think a comprehensive guide to EHR systems is very much needed and is...
Jan 1, 2013Rebecca, Shawn and I were just skyping on this. We agree that he is totally...
Dec 31, 2012I will second Allan's motion to have IT trained in regulatory compliance. In fact, all...
Dec 30, 2012Peggy, your analysis and methods of the start-up LIMS company are typical. However, the LIMS...
Dec 28, 2012With respect Allan, I think you miss the point of Rebecca's blog. It is not...
Dec 28, 2012Darryl, I personally am fond of virtual machine installations but the user needs to be...
Dec 28, 2012Rebecca, I think your blog posting was great and I think it is constructive. From...
Dec 28, 2012Jamie, for the type of application you are describing, I think Cloud is the perfect...
Dec 27, 2012Stephanie, you say: John, you're right, the researchers with boots on the ground are often...
Dec 27, 2012Jeff, I really agree that IT organizations need to be focused on the business they...
Dec 27, 2012Eric, I agree about how labs see it for the most part but some very...
Dec 26, 2012Jeff, I have found the lab industry is a very conservative group. This has the...
Dec 26, 2012Stephanie, all that you say is so very true. The processes are there to shield...
Dec 26, 2012Jeff, I know just what you are talking about. However, I do have to have...
Dec 25, 2012Josh, maybe you can share your thoughts on the infoworld article and the trends in...
Dec 23, 2012Larry, yes, it is. Infoworld has a great knack for creating interesting headlines....
Dec 23, 2012Thijs, thank you so much for that great posting. This is a very friendly group...
Dec 21, 2012Darryl, those are great points. As you can see, there is nothing easy about much...
Dec 21, 2012@Steve, thanks for the quick help on user issues. I have made you the group...
Dec 20, 2012Hi Andrew, please be sure to provide a link to more information about this, if...
Dec 20, 2012Rebecca, that is great. I will help out in any way I can. I will...
Dec 20, 2012There is a paid for course already on OEMR at: http://www.click2elearn.com/openemr-tutorials.php I don't know how...
Dec 19, 2012Lemoene, are you saying that only skilled and trained IT experts can install most FOSS...
Dec 19, 2012Thanks Jason. It is in Beta currently and we only have a handful of apps...
Dec 19, 2012@Jason, we have been developing sciCloud.net for the past 2 to 3 years. It has...
Dec 19, 2012@Lemeone, I was just reading the comments on Rebecca's blog posting and I think she...
Dec 18, 2012Matt, I think your posting title meant to say LIMS vs. LIS?...
Dec 18, 2012As you know there are 2 distinct classes (possibly 3) for laboratory information software systems....
Dec 17, 2012Rebecca, your challenges with Open Source software are all too common. In today'