August 22, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 30


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

09/18/2013 - CSols Webinar: Lab Informatics and FSMA Compliance

This one's for the Food & Beverage Industry: We'll be taking a look into the passing of the Food Safety Modernization Act and how the FDA has significantly heightened the requirements for all companies who produce, manufacture, process, pack, transport, or hold food.
 Event Focus

10/28/2013 - FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

October 28-30, 2013, Cambridge, MA With the tremendous expense of bringing new drugs to market, a focus on improving the outcome of first-stage research is critical. Recent evidence confirms the need for innovative screening systems utilizing assay design on three-dimensional tissue models and phenotypic models. This functional analysis will allow for more accurate biological response. Cambridge Healthtech Institute is pleased to introduce FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress to bring together drug research and development teams for practical discussion, solutions and case studies for refining these first-stage drug discovery methods.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/07/2013 - Invitation for Bids - Supply, Installation, training and commissioning of Laboratory Information Management System

The Government of Kenya, Ministry of Health - Laboratory Networking Project - Supply, installation, training and commissioning of laboratory information system at its selected satellite sites of Malindi, Wajir, Machakos, Kitale and Busia.
 Recent News

08/21/2013 - Matrix Gemini LIMS enhanced to deal with the unexpected

Tests built within a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) generally define specific components within a test. However, there are occasions when users need to capture results for some unexpected or unplanned components of interest that may appear during the testing process. This is particularly true for chromatographic tests when unexpected peaks may materialize. To accommodate this need, Autoscribe has introduced an ‘Adhoc data entry’ facility into its Matrix Gemini LIMS.

08/20/2013 - NovoPath Supports AP Lab Field with a Robust Conference Schedule Throughout 2013: Visit the Leading LIS Vendor at Outstanding Upcoming Events

With a full schedule of conferences though the close of 2013, NovoPath, an industry leader in anatomic pathology (AP) lab management and reporting IT solutions, continues its ongoing support of laboratory medical professionals and the lab software industry. From its flagship NovoPath AP laboratory information system (LIS) to its sophisticated business tools, the company brings a range of its leading edge technology to these events and is an active participant in both formal and informal educational opportunities and in an exchange of ideas on the benefits of lab burgeoning technologies. Every year NovoPath takes part in a wide range of leading conferences covering a broad cross section of the industry on both a national and local level.

08/20/2013 - QPS implements DEBRA LIMS for Radiolabeled Metabolism Studies

QPS a leading preclinical and clinical CRO, has now fully validated LabLogic Debra version 6.0.6 for use in radiolabeled metabolism studies. An earlier version was implemented in 2010 to support discovery stage radiolabel ADME studies.

08/19/2013 - CompuGroup Medical US Announces New Laboratory Information System for the Reference Laboratory, CGM ENDEAVOR

CompuGroup Medical US, developer of CGM LABDAQ® Laboratory Information System (LIS), the nation's leading laboratory information system, is proud to announce the launch of CGM Endeavor. CGM Endeavor is an LIS designed to meet the specific needs of reference laboratories.

08/07/2013 - CSols, Inc. performs a LabWare Implementation & Data Migration for Analysts, Inc.

CSols, Inc. a leader in Laboratory Informatics industry, announces the successful completion of a Data Migration and LabWare LIMS implementation for Analysts, Inc., an oil testing analysis laboratory. To make the transition from one system to another, Analysts, Inc. contracted CSols to assist them with data migration, system configuration, instrument integration, and on-going support of the new LIMS.
 Upcoming Events

10/07/2013 - Digital PCR Technologies and Tools for Precision Diagnostics

The Second Annual Digital PCR event will bring together industry visionaries and early adopters to discuss digital PCR's capabilities, limitations, and future applications. Researchers will examine applications in cancer biomarker and rare mutation detection, non-invasive fetal DNA analysis, and infectious disease quantification, particularly in HIV. Novel digital PCR devices from startups and academic labs will be showcased. Other topics to be addressed include digital PCR integration with existing technologies, solutions for processing difficult samples as well as increasing sample throughput, and guidelines and best practices for digital detection.

09/26/2013 - CHI's 11th Annual Discovery on Target

Cambridge Healthtech Institute will host its 11th Annual Discovery on Target meeting showcasing current and emerging “hot” targets for the pharmaceutical industry from September 24-26, 2013 in Boston, MA. Spanning three days, the meeting attracts 700+ attendees, composed of scientists/technologists, executives, directors, and managers from biopharma, academic, and healthcare organizations. The meeting is comprised of 12 meeting tracks

09/24/2013 - ILMAC 2013

ILMAC is an internationally recognized tradeshow for process and laboratory technology from the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemistry, food, beverages, cosmetics and biotechnology. ILMAC 2013 covers all the industrial applications of process engineering, including research, development, production, and environmental engineering. This trade show is an excellent opportunity to establish and nourish networking connections in Europe.
 Upcoming Webcasts

08/27/2013 - Reduce COTS software validation using the 10 step risk based approach

Understand 10 step Risk based approach to validation, explore methods to decrease resource requirements and make documentation more manageable and understandable.

08/26/2013 - GMP Compliance for Quality Control and Contract Laboratories: 2-day In-person Seminar

This two day interactive in-person seminar will provide participants the regulatory background and guidelines through all critical areas of GMP compliance. This course helps attendees understand the latest requirements and also provides them templates and examples to develop inspection ready documentation.

08/23/2013 - Developing and Updating a ''Compliant'' Lab Compliance Plan (Medicare and Medicaid Focus)

This lab compliance training will provide an easy to follow outline for developing and updating the required HHS Laboratory Compliance Plan for any provider who bills Medicare or Medicaid for services.
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