July 29, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 29


In This Issue


Validation in the Cloud

Have you been curious whether your regulated business could adopt cloud based informatics systems due to the Validation factors?
 Webcast Focus

08/19/2015 - Overcoming Informatics Validation Challenges through Proper Planning

Computer System Validation - the part most poeple wait until the end of an implementation to deal with. But did you know that doing so could cost you, in many ways?
 Recent News

07/29/2015 - RURO, Inc. Partners with Integrated Systems Engineering to Provide Comprehensive LIMS Software to Biobanks

RURO, Inc. announces a partnership with Integrated Systems Engineering (ISENET) to provide its laboratory information management software (LIMS) solutions to biobanks, with optional customization to serve tissue banks and tissue microarray core laboratories.

07/29/2015 - LinkedIn User’s Group – Khemia Software

Khemia Software has established the Khemia Software User’s Group on LinkedIn

07/28/2015 - XIFIN Partners with Translational Software to Provide Pharmacogenetic Testing Interpretation for Improved Health Outcomes

XIFIN, Inc., the healthcare cloud computing company revolutionizing the business of healthcare diagnostics from patient to payment, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Translational Software®, a leader in integrating genetic information into routine clinical care, to market its end-to-end pharmacogenetic (PGx) knowledge solutions to support customers involved in PGx testing and personalized medicine initiatives.

07/28/2015 - Sysmex Moves Beyond a Better Box

Today's healthcare environment requires clinical laboratories to leverage business acumen on par with their levels of clinical excellence. Today at the 2015 American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo, Sysmex is announcing it is moving Beyond a Better Box™ to deliver a comprehensive and intuitive ecosystem that will help laboratories thrive as the future unfolds.

07/27/2015 - UNIConnect’s Precision Mdx (Pmdxtm) Goes Live For Medcompgx; Partners with Translational Software to Integrate Multiple Systems in One Platform

MedCompGx, a division of MedComp Sciences based in Memphis, Tennessee, today announced the installation and implementation of UNIConnect’s Precision MDx (pMDxtm) laboratory information management system (LIMS) for its new genetic testing lab.

07/24/2015 - Spectra QEST announces that Hanson, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of heavy building materials, has successfully implemented the Spectra QEST’s QESTLab and QESTField in its laboratories

Hanson is utilizing Spectra QEST’s technologies in both its concrete and quarry testing facilities. It is the first Australian concrete producer to implement QESTField. The implementation of Spectra QEST’s one integrated Laboratory Information Management System, QESTLab, has replaced the two separate systems that Hanson had previously been using in its daily operations.

07/22/2015 - The Institute of Cancer Research Deploys ACD/Spectrus Processor to Manage and Streamline Processing of Analytical Data

ACD/Labs, a Toronto-based chemistry software company, announced today that the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has installed ACD/Spectrus Processor in its research programs to simplify processing and analysis of chromatography, mass spectrometry, and NMR data.

07/22/2015 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with the CDC to Accelerate Global Microbial Identification

New software connects public health laboratories with MicrobeNet database to advance infectious disease surveillance. Through a successful partnership with the Special Bacteriology Reference Laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an advanced software solution that enables global public health laboratories to directly access the CDC’s MicrobeNet online virtual reference lab database.

07/22/2015 - Autoscribe Informatics Reports Outstanding Growth Figures

Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) specialist, Autoscribe Informatics, has posted another impressive set of sales figures for FY 14-15. The company reports a worldwide increase in sales and support of 22.7% compared to the previous year. The outstanding performance amongst these figures was an increase in system sales of 73.6% in the UK.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

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

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

08/03/2015 - The Bioprocessing Summit

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Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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