July 03, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 24


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

07/16/2014 - Get the Most from your SampleManager LIMS™

Join us as we share and explore some of the highest productivity enhancing capabilities of SampleManager LIMS™, extending and enhancing your system and what information you need to decide if upgrading your system would be worth the time and effort.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

06/25/2014 - Request for Information- Laboratory Information Management Systems

Massachusetts Department of State Police - Crime Lab - Request for Information (RFI) in order to solicit information from all interested manufacturers and agents on the topic of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
 Recent News

07/03/2014 - Database Management Systems Provider Reports Record Sales

Autoscribe Informatics, a leading provider of database management systems, has reported record sales for the first quarter of the 2014-15 financial year. Autoscribe’s flagship product, Matrix Gemini, is used in database management applications ranging from Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) to Quality Management Systems.

07/02/2014 - USEPA Publishes Report on LabLogic's 'Wilma' Water Monitor Evaluation

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has published a public report on their operational experiences with LabLogic's 'Wilma' system. Wilma is a unique instrument and software package that has been designed specifically for monitoring and analysing radionuclide levels in water samples.

07/01/2014 - CareTech Solutions’ iDoc Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals, announced today that the company’s document imaging and archive solution, iDoc™ version 5.5 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular electronic health record (EHR) certification which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible laboratories and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

06/27/2014 - Precipio Diagnostics Selects and Implements NovoPath™ APLIS for Its Complex Hematology-Oncology Testing

Precipio Diagnostics, a hematology-oncology lab, has selected NovoPath™ anatomic pathology laboratory information system (APLIS) for the management and communication of data to offsite pathologists. Pioneering an innovative laboratory business model, Precipio utilizes remote pathologists at renowned academic institutions to provide high-quality, specialized readings with fast turnaround time.

06/26/2014 - Freeslate Releases LEA 8.5 Software for Designing, Executing, and Reporting on High Throughput Experiments

Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions for biopharmaceutical development, today announced the release of LEA 8.5. Freeslate LEA software is the leading software suite for supporting the design, execution, and analysis of high throughput experiments. LEA integrates the entire experimental process, from intuitive design of experiments through execution on Freeslate lab automation systems to the collection, analysis, and presentation of data.

06/25/2014 - Software automates deep characterization of biotherapeutic proteins

As protein-based drugs become more important in treating major diseases, producers face the critical challenge of deeply characterizing these highly complex molecules for efficacy and safety, as well as to meet quality requirements. A new software tool, Thermo Scientific PepFinder, is designed to increase the speed, quality and accuracy in comprehensive biotherapeutic protein characterization during drug development and production quality control.

06/18/2014 - RURO Solutions Gain ISBT 128 Certification

RURO, Inc., with its solutions in use in more than 1000 laboratories around the world, today announces its recent certification from ICCBBA for ISBT 128. From ICCBBA website (http://www.ICCBBA.com): “ICCBBA enhances safety for patients by managing and promoting the ISBT 128 international information standard for use in transfusion and transplantation.”
 Upcoming Events

08/19/2014 - Next Generation Dx Summit

Access to next generation diagnostics will only be gained through careful creation and management of partnerships in the community around development, commercialization, reimbursement and regulation. This year’s Next Generation Dx Summit will showcase advances in personalized medicine through a comprehensive program encompassing companion diagnostics, infectious disease, cancer molecular markers, point-of-care, inherited disorders, cell free DNA and single cell sequencing.

08/18/2014 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to bioproduction. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking.

08/11/2014 - ImVacS: The Immunotherapies and Vaccines Summit

 Upcoming Webcasts

08/01/2014 - Align Your Compliance Efforts with the 2014 OIG Strategy - 5 Key Steps to Avoid OIG Fines on your Referring Physicians and Vendors

This OIG compliance training will discuss how to review your company’s practices in conducting business and billing for services rendered by referring physicians and third-party vendors. Learn more about the OIG’s focus in 2014 on your liability with regard to referrals from or conducting business with these key partners in healthcare.
 LIMS Blog Postings

All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14

The new on-line edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide (http://www.limsbook.com) has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS and ELN products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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