March 27, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 12


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

04/17/2013 - Webinar: Managing Change – Ensuring Lab Informatics Solution Adoption

In this one hour, complimentary webinar, learn how to develop and execute a change management process that is appropriate for your lab informatics solution’s scope of deployment.

03/27/2013 - Webinar: Data Migration – Moving your data to a better place

All information systems will eventually reach the end of their life. If you go the route of Data Migration, you'll need to know how to identify what, when, and how data should be migrated to the new Lab Informatics system. This webinar will cover those items and help you prepare a plan for the data migration move.

Lab Portal Company has developed and licenses to users its Software as a Service platform, marketed under the name Lab Connector.

Lab Portal Company has developed and licenses to users its Software as a Service platform, marketed under the name Lab Connector. The platform includes a suite of options including a unique reporting engine, which provides an easy to use, browser-based system, where diagnostic lab partners can view patient’s test results in a user-friendly html or PDF format.
 Recent News

03/27/2013 - Proof of Concept For LIMS Applications

Autoscribe, developer of the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), has adopted a novel approach to save time and money and minimise the risk for laboratories embarking on LIMS and sample management projects. Utilising the versatile configuration capabilities of Matrix Gemini, Autoscribe can offer a unique ‘Proof of Concept’ service, which will enable the laboratory to evaluate the system for up to a month, working on an agreed percentage of the laboratory’s needs.

03/26/2013 - Promium Awarded National LIMS Contract from Environment Canada

Promium, L.L.C., a leading provider of laboratory software, announced today that the company has received a contract from Environment Canada, the federal department responsible for environmental protection and monitoring in Canada, to supply Element LIMS (laboratory information management system) for Environment Canada’s national network of environmental laboratories.

03/26/2013 - CSols Seminar: Leveraging Informatics to support Lean Labs

CSols, Inc., a leader in the Laboratory Informatics industry, announced today that their Road Show is on the move again and heading to California. CSols plans to visit San Francisco on March 26th, Los Angeles March 27th, and San Diego March 28th and host the complimentary seminar “Leveraging Informatics to Support Lean Labs” from 8am – 10am. Registration is required and a light breakfast will be provided.

03/25/2013 - LifeMap Sciences, a Subsidiary of BioTime, Announces Release of LifeMap DiscoveryTM Version 1.1 with Enhanced Therapeutic Discovery and Commercial Utility

LifeMap Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc., announced today the release of LifeMap DiscoveryTM version 1.1 ( LifeMap DiscoveryTM is a key component in LifeMap’s integrated database suite, a discovery platform for biomedical and stem cell research, which also includes GeneCards®, the leading human gene database, and MalaCards, the human disease database.

03/22/2013 - NDIS Approval of Promega PowerPlex® Fusion System Assists Laboratories in Meeting Evolving Standards

Promega Corporation’s PowerPlex® Fusion System is now approved for use in laboratories that generate DNA records for the National DNA Index System (NDIS). NDIS is the U.S. national database containing over ten million offender profiles used to help authorities in solving criminal investigations nationwide, using the FBI’s CODIS system. This approval of PowerPlex Fusion follows the recent NDIS approval of PowerPlex® Y23 announced in January.

03/20/2013 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Workflow Configurable LIMS at Pittcon 2013

Thermo Fisher Scientific* Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the Thermo Scientific* SampleManager 11*, the newest, most configurable version of one of the world’s most widely deployed laboratory information management systems (LIMS). SampleManager 11 features advanced new tools and user-interface enhancements that improve laboratory process mapping, management and automation.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

03/20/2013 - Invitation to participate in tender for Laboratory Information System

Maccabi Healthcare Services provides comprehensive and wide range of medical care and coverage for about two million members throughout Israel. Maccabi has long been recognized, both in Israel and abroad, as a unique and innovative health care service provider, pioneering in many frontiers including cutting edge medical technology and sophisticated evaluation tools, comprehensive and integrated computerized information systems and cost-effective management. Maccabi's Laboratories process approximately 40,000 test samples every day (More than 26 million tests annually) Maccabi Healthcare Services is publishing a tender for a new Laboratory Information System.
 Upcoming Events

04/16/2013 - Drug Discovery Chemistry 2013

Drug Discovery Chemistry is one of the few conferences for medicinal chemists working in pharma & biotech, and is focused on discovery and optimization challenges of small molecule drug candidates. New this year are Constrained Peptides and Macrocyclics and GPCR-Based Drug Design which represent areas of chemistry where evolving technologies are leading to renewed interest. They nicely complement the most popular meetings from the past few years: Anti-Inflammatories, Fragment Based Drug Discovery, Kinase Inhibitor Chemistry and Protein-Protein Interactions.

04/09/2013 - Bio-IT World Expo

The 2013 Expo plans to unite 2,500+ life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from 30+ countries. The Expo provides the perfect venue to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving biomedical research and the drug development process.

04/08/2013 - Medical Informatics World Conference

Medical Informatics World 2013 will bring together industry leaders and decision makers in the fields of HIT, healthcare, biomedical sciences, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, informatics and IT. Medical Informatics World 2013 will feature three concurrent tracks, each running a day and a half, and three in-depth half-day workshops providing dynamic discussion from world leading scientists and executives in healthcare informatics, biomedical informatics, applied clinical informatics, and personalized medicine.
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