July 08, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 26


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

07/22/2015 - Extending & Enhancing GenoLogics Clarity LIMS

Learn the capabilities and features of GenoLogics Clarity LIMS that make it so powerful and how it can be successfully extended and enhanced through its API.

LIMS Project – Letter to Self

Ever have those moments when a project is over and you say, "Man, I wish I knew that before I started". If you could tell yourself what to do differently on an Informatics Project, would it sound like this:
 Recent News

07/08/2015 - Freezerworks 2015 Integrates Freezerworks Basic and Unlimited Into One Platform

Freezerworks announces the release of Freezerworks 2015, a major upgrade of the popular and long standing sample management program. The upgrade offers advanced patient data management and security along with a number of feature improvements in usability. The upgrade also integrates its two laboratory sample management programs, Basic and Unlimited, into a new single platform. Current owners will be able to upgrade their versions of either product into one of three editions. The single integrated platform offers a greater number of features for current users of both programs.

07/07/2015 - Definiens Doubles the Speed of Tissue Analysis with Tissue Studio® 4.1

Definiens, the global leader in image analysis for digital pathology and diagnostics, today announced the launch of Tissue Studio® 4.1. With the new release, Definiens provides faster throughput for tissue image analysis so scientists in academic medical centers, comprehensive cancer centers, and biotech and pharmaceutical companies can reach conclusions to their research questions quickly.

07/01/2015 - Soil and Materials Engineers Implements Spectra QEST’s Platform

Spectra QEST announces that Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc. (SME), a leading regional consulting and engineering firm, operating out of ten offices in three states, has implemented the award-winning QEST Platform.

07/01/2015 - Science Students Discover Benefits Of Laboratory Information Management Systems

Students taking the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science at Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) were given an insight into the practicalities of laboratory sample handling, tracking and management recently through a presentation by John Boother, Managing Director of Autoscribe Ltd. Autoscribe is a leading software provider specialising in database management applications including Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Quality Management Systems.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/06/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Laboratory Information Management System for the Miss. Department of Health.

06/29/2015 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries - Industrial Hygiene Laboratory. Re-release of RFP

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.
 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.

07/29/2015 - OSEHRA Open Source Summit

Join the Premier Open Source Health IT Summit! Looking to gain expertise in both public and private sector open source health IT? Want to collaborate on global state-of-the-art solutions for electronic health records, and population health tool development? Need access to domestic and international market opportunities? Then OSEHRA’s 4th annual Open Source Summit, held just outside of Washington, DC from July 29-31, 2015, is the place for you.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/24/2015 - Managerial Primer for Assuring Information Security

07/22/2015 - FDA Export Certificates for Medical Devices

07/10/2015 - Managing Your Medical Device Reporting (MDR) Program for Compliance Success

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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