January 23, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 3


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

01/31/2013 - Healthcare Medical Software/Applications - Risks, Validation & Interoperability

The complexity and expanding use of software outpaces what FDA and industry understand in a regulatory context

01/25/2013 - New Finalized HITECH Amendments to HIPAA - How Policies and Practices Must Be Changed

This 90-minute webinar will help you review your HIPAA compliance policies, and procedures to see if you are prepared to meet the changes in the HIPAA privacy and security regulations that are expected to be finalized by the end of Summer, 2012 and go into effect just 60 days later.

01/23/2013 - CSols Webinar: Validation - Friend or Foe?

Discover how planning the implementation and validation activities holistically will result in a more effective implementation, and understand that validation is largely a co-dependent component of a well-planned project, rather than a burdensome add-on.
 Recent News

01/23/2013 - LIMS versatility showcased at Pittcon 2013 - Booth 1813, Pittcon 2013

In addition to the universal flexibility and scalability offered by the flagship Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems), Autoscribe Informatics will be showcasing Stability Management options for pharmaceutical and food applications, the Environmental Monitoring system and Matrix Express, Autoscribe’s low cost entry level LIMS for smaller organisations. In addition, the Quality Management Suite provides a comprehensive business data management capability and facilitates compliance with ISO 9001 (2008) and ISO/TS 16949 (2002).

01/22/2013 - Fera and Waters Open International Food Safety Training Laboratory

A major new international food safety training facility, aimed at improving compliance with EU food import standards, is being launched today by The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) and analytical equipment manufacturer Waters®

01/22/2013 - 5AM Solutions and LABVANTAGE Announce Partnership

5AM announced today that it is partnering with LABVANTAGE Solutions, an innovative provider of enterprise laboratory informatics software. 5AM will work closely with LABVANTAGE to provide consulting and implementation services in order to support current and future LABVANTAGE customers in government organizations, commercial organizations, and academic institutions.

01/18/2013 - FCS Express to Export Directly to LabKey Server

LabKey Software and De Novo Software are working together to provide direct export capabilities from FCS Express™ 4 Flow Cytometry to LabKey Server. The collaboration will allow high-volume flow cytometry users to leverage not only the report generation and analysis capabilities of FCS Express, but also the sophisticated web-based data environment provided by LabKey Server, including flexible tools for quality control and workflow customization.

01/18/2013 - Final HIPAA Rule on Breach Notification - A Breach Is Now Something Different

A key change to the notification requirements for breaches involving protected health information (PHI) could make a significant difference to healthcare providers, health plans and their vendors, increasing the risks of their failing to notify affected individuals.

01/17/2013 - SLAS Annual Conference and Exhibition to Rotate from Coast to Coast

Following the Second Annual SLAS Annual Conference and Exhibition (SLAS2013), Jan. 12-16, 2013, in Orlando, FL (USA), The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) will consistently rotate its annual conference between the east and west coasts of the U.S.

01/14/2013 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Intuitive Database Software for Lab Samples

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the new Thermo Scientific VisionTracker database software for more accurate and efficient management, tracking and retrieval of laboratory samples. VisionTracker™ will be showcased this week at Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2013, Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, January 12-16, 2013, Booth #807.

01/14/2013 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Releases Next Generation Scheduling Software at SLAS 2013

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has announced the release of Thermo Scientific Momentum 3.2, the latest enhancement of the established Momentum™ scheduling software, for optimum automation control. Momentum 3.2 extends upon Momentum’s well-recognized efficiency to enable the seamless integration of workflows with maximum operator simplicity. The upgraded software streamlines sample submission and allows the accurate execution of automated microtiter plate handling processes, with easier user control and process management.
 Upcoming Events

03/17/2013 - Pittcon Conference and Expo

Pittcon is the world’s largest annual premier conference and exposition on laboratory science. It is organized by The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania not-for-profit educational corporation which is comprised of the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP).

02/11/2013 - Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference 2013

February 11 - 15, 2013 - 20 Years of Advancing Applied Science and Technology
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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