February 05, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 5


In This Issue

 Recent News

02/05/2014 - Autoscribe Announces �How to Buy a LIMS� Series Of Webinars

Autoscribe, a leading developer of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), has announced it will be running a series of three free �How to Buy a LIMS� webinars on 26th March, 23rd April and 28th May 2014. With over 60 years of practical management experience specifying and delivering successful LIMS solutions to any laboratory in any industry, Autoscribe has designed these webinars to provide information that will help keep anyone considering purchasing a LIMS on track, avoid some of the pitfalls and find the right solution to fit the specific needs.

02/05/2014 - Common Cents Systems and Translational Software Improve Efficiency in Pharmacogenetic Testing

Common Cents Systems, Inc. (ApolloLIMS) and Translational Software have successfully collaborated to improve Pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing and reporting processes. This strategic collaboration combines Apollo’s platform for operational excellence with Translational Software’s PGx decision support system to enable their customers to improve turnaround time, decrease errors, and make test results more relevant for clinicians.

02/05/2014 - NIH Director Francis Collins to Keynote SLAS2015

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) announced today that Francis Collins, Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, will deliver a keynote presentation at SLAS2015, the Fourth Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Society, taking place Feb. 7-11, 2015

01/30/2014 - Dotmatics Releases Sample Tracking and Resource Management Solution

Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, is pleased to announce the release of Cascade, its new web-based test request and tracking application. Cascade is a configurable solution that maps laboratory workflows and business practises, even if they change regularly.

01/29/2014 - SLAS2014 Attendance Breaks Records for the Society

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) welcomed a record-setting 5,819 participants from 46 countries to SLAS2014, the Third Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 18-22, 2014. This five-day annual event convened scientists, academicians, business leaders and students from around the globe to gain new information, ideas and insight about laboratory science and technology.

01/29/2014 - Khemia Software to Exhibit at PITTCON 2014 Conference & Expo in Chicago March 2-6,

Khemia Software will be onsite at PITTCON, the premier venue for the laboratory science industry held March 2-6 at McCormick Place in Chicago to show attendees the value of Khemia’s premier provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and software solutions. Come see us at Booth # 3862

01/29/2014 - Blaze Systems Releases BlazeLIMS SaaS For a Fast Track, Risk Free LIMS.

Blaze Systems Corporation announces the release of BlazeLIMS SaaS for a risk-free fast track to BlazeLIMS automation and benefits. BlazeLIMS SaaS removes the barriers to the breakthrough improvements in laboratory effectiveness that BlazeLIMS, a comprehensive COTS LIMS, provides to a laboratory by automating and streamlining operation and data management.

01/29/2014 - New case study highlights LIMS tracking capabilities

A new case study, describing the use of the Matrix Tracker software in the mortuary in an NHS Hospital Trust, has been published by Autoscribe Ltd and is available for download.

01/28/2014 - Get Approval to Attend PITTCON 2014 – With CSols, Inc. Laboratory Informatics Training

CSols, Inc. the premier Laboratory Informatics Consultancy in North America understands the complex challenges that today’s modern Laboratories face. As a result, CSols has developed five short courses to be presented at PITTCON 2014 on some of these critical business issues. These Short Courses provide both the training and tools that Laboratory and IT personnel can leverage to solve these business issues in their respective labs.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

01/13/2014 - Pre-Solicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS Support for Pine Bluff Arsenal
 Upcoming Events

03/02/2014 - Pittcon 2014

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).

02/04/2014 - The 5th Annual SCOPE Summit

The 5th Annual SCOPE Summit will offer three stimulating days of in-depth discussions in11 different conferences focused on issues related to each aspect of clinical trial planning and management: Data Integration, Feasibility, Site Selection and Management, Recruitment and Retention, Social Media and Mobile Tech, Project Management, Forecasting, Aggregate Spend Compliance, Post-Marketing Studies, and Sample Logistics.
 Upcoming Webcasts

02/18/2014 - Quality Control for Microbiological Media and Reagents

02/06/2014 - FDA Software Validation Self-Check - plan an effective Internal Audit program

 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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