June 24, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 24


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

06/17/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

City of Sunnyvale, California - Department of Environmental Services. Provide And Install A Laboratory Information Management System For The Environmental Services Department to manage Water Quality Laboratory activities

06/17/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS),

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ): to obtain pricing and a contract for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), including installation of software, training and data migration of legacy data held by the agency.

06/17/2015 - Request for Proopsal - Laboratory Information Management Solution

The City of Calgary (The City) on behalf of Water Resources is inviting experienced proponents to provide a proposal for a Laboratory Information Management Solution

Which came first, the URS or the application?

Should you create the User Requirements Specifications before or after selecting an lab informatics software? Well, let's look at it from both directions.
 Recent News

06/24/2015 - RURO Announces Limfinity® version 6

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider announces the release of Limfinity® version 6 of it's flagship platform. . The Release features a revamped data mining engine, continued performance improvement. Structured forms, image views, enhanced granularity permissions, other features underscore 1.5 years of development.

06/22/2015 - #1 Most Used LIS System in France HEXALIS will be Showcased At EuroMedLab-JIB 2015 by Agfa HealthCare

HEXALIS is already in use at over 1,200 labs across the country, while BIOSERVEUR/Mesanalyses.fr connects 1,300 labs, 70 hospitals and 13, 000 doctors to share information.

06/18/2015 - AACC to Launch New Journal, The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine, to Drive Innovation in Medical Testing

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a new journal: The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine: An AACC Publication. Set to debut in 2016, this international, peer-reviewed publication will showcase applied research on clinically relevant laboratory topics as well as commentary on the practice of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at http://www.limsbook.com The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our LIMSwiki.org site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the LIMSwiki.org editor. Do get your free copy at: http://www.limsbook.com We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


 Upcoming Events

08/18/2015 - Next Generation Dx Summit

The Next Generation Dx Summit, entering its seventh year, brings together more than 800 diagnostics professionals from across the world, providing comprehensive programming and valuable networking opportunities. Spanning from clinical diagnostics to business strategy, this year’s expanded program encompasses predictive cancer biomarkers, companion diagnostics, infectious disease, point-of-care, pharmacy-based diagnostics, cell-free DNA, commercialization, cancer immunotherapy, and reimbursement.

08/03/2015 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The 2015 Bioprocessing Summit plans to unite 750+ attendees from 30+ countries for five days of inspiring presentations and solutions. The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to manufacturing. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/08/2015 - Calibration and Qualification in Analytical Laboratories

Laboratory equipment should be calibrated and/or qualified to demonstrate suitability for the intended use. Laboratory systems including equipment are amongst key targets of FDA inspections.

07/07/2015 - Regulation of the Practice of Geology in the United States

This program offers an objective, thorough review of the common basics of state regulation of the profession of geology.

07/07/2015 - FDA Regulation of Combination Products

Attend this 60 minutes presentation to gain a fundamental understanding of FDA’s regulation of Combination Products.

07/06/2015 - Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

GCP guidelines include standards on how clinical trials should be conducted, define the roles and responsibilities of clinical trial sponsors, clinical research investigators, and monitors. In the pharmaceutical industry monitors are often called Clinical Research Associates.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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