July 18, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 28


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/10/2012 - Request for Information - Laboratory Information Management System

The City of Charlotte, North Carolina is requesting information from software vendors with Laboratory Information Management Systems capable of fulfilling the information management requirements of a NELAP accredited municipal laboratory.
 Recent News

07/17/2012 - Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine Appoints BIOBASE Genome Trax™ to Identify Human Genome Variations

BIOBASE GmbH, a leading provider of expert-curated biological databases, software and services for the life sciences, today announced a strategic collaboration with the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB). Researchers in Luxembourg will use Genome Trax™ to analyze next generation sequencing variants in clinical diagnostics.

07/17/2012 - Remedy Informatics Joins LongView International Technology Solutions Team to Win CIO-SP3 Contract Award

Remedy Informatics, Inc., the leading provider of registries and research informatics software for Life Science, Translational and Biomedical Research and Healthcare, today announced it is a key member of the LongView International Technology Solutions team awarded a prime contract by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment (NITAAC).

07/17/2012 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Specialty Diagnostics Technologies to Help Clinicians Improve Patient Care

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, today highlighted its comprehensive range of specialty diagnostics products at the annual conference of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC). The company continued its focus on helping customers to improve productivity by introducing products that drive innovation in the clinical laboratory, from sample collection and storage to new immunoassays and quality controls.

07/13/2012 - Abbott Focuses on the Importance of Information Management and Automation at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Lab Expo

Abbott will feature new solutions to improve data management and automation at this year's American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) annual meeting, July 15-19, in Los Angeles, Calif. Solutions to further enhance efficiency and workflow in today's laboratories will be the focal point of the Abbott exhibit.

07/12/2012 - NoemaLife and Labotix announce co-marketing agreement at AACC 2012 to improve laboratory automation efficiency

Used together, NoemaLife’s FDA cleared HALIA middleware and the Labotix®, Rapid Response Universal Specimen Handling (RRUSH®) system offer a unique turn key solution for seamless workflow management in clinical chemistry laboratories.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/25/2012 - Software validation and 21 CFR Part 11 remediation planning: FDA inspection strategies

07/25/2012 - Latin America – Understanding Regulatory Compliance Requirements Across the Life Science Industry

07/24/2012 - 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance; specifics needed to eliminate 483s

07/24/2012 - Defining and Managing Protocol Deviation/Violation/Exception

 Upcoming Events

08/27/2012 - Big Data - Implications and Opportunities for Healthcare

Healthcare organizations, medical centers, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies are looking to implement a more effective data-mining technology to improve patient care and medical professional’s productivity. By utilizing the new technology of ‘centralized databases,’ Big Data analytics can enable increased patient care, hospital operations, clinical and surgical procedures, while saving billions of dollars. While the benefits of Big Data are clear, the industry is reluctant to capitalize on this technology as a result of regulations related to privacy, security, intellectual property, and even liability that will need to be addressed in a “big data” world

08/20/2012 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to manufacturing. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking. This year, a "Formulation Foci" has been added to delve into protein structure and formulations.

08/13/2012 - IMVACS 2012

The Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Summit
 LIMS Buyers Guide

2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide Available for Download

We have finished the release of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide. This new edition provides an updated list of the leading LIMS companies and products along with pricing information for each.Also, new for 2012, we have scoured Youtube and the vendors sites to find product demonstrations of their LIMS software. For each vendor that has product demos, we have posted the links to those demonstrations. The vendors are listed in the order of most demos to least number of demos.To download a free copy of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide, visit: http://www.limsbook.com.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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