September 02, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 34


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

09/23/2015 - LIMS Configuration 101 Webinar

This short webinar is specifically for people considering a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) project, either installing one for the first time or upgrading their current system. Because the needs of every laboratory is different, even in the same industry, ease of LIMS configuration is key to the successful implementation and ongoing usability of any LIMS solution.
 Recent News

09/02/2015 - Freezerworks Now Offering Validation Tool for Lab Sample Management Software

Maker of laboratory sample management software making it easier for customers to perform validation checks.Freezerworks announces the release of a new installation qualification (IQ) and operational qualification (OQ) validation package. Using this package will help assure customers that their testing efforts are following FDA regulatory guidelines and industry best practices for software validation.

09/01/2015 - More Ways For Anatomic Pathology Laboratories To Save Time And Reduce Costs Unique APiQ Lab Management Solution Continues To Evolve

Leica Biosystems today announced significant upgrades to the APiQ laboratory software solutions system extending it to Android devices and reagents from any vendor.

09/01/2015 - InterSystems to Release Next-Generation Laboratory Business Management System

InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care and developer of the InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system, today announced that it will release its next-generation laboratory business management system (LBMS) in early 2016.

08/31/2015 - LabStyle Innovations Closes $2.5 Million Funding to Support Global Rollout of Dario Diabetes Management Solution

LabStyle Innovations Corp., developer of the Dario™ Diabetes Management Solution, today announced it recently closed a round of funding totaling approximately $2.5 million. Funds will be used to support the global rollout and initial U.S. commercial launch of the Dario, a mobile, cloud-based, diabetes management solution that includes novel software applications combined with a stylish, 'all-in-one,' pocket-sized, blood glucose monitoring device, and for working capital purposes.

08/27/2015 - Absolute Announces New Data & Device Security Solution for the Healthcare Industry

Absolute® Software Corporation, the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced the release of a new offering to specifically serve its healthcare customers. Absolute DDS (formerly Absolute Computrace®) for Healthcare includes added support that helps customers determine healthcare compliance and regulatory exposure in the event of a security incident.

08/26/2015 - Bio-Rad Mission: Control™ Risk Management Software Launched at AACC in Atlanta

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global provider of life science research and clinical diagnostics products, announced the launch of Bio-Rad Mission: Control™, the first objective risk management software to help laboratories identify the best QC rules and the right QC frequency to develop a customized quality control plan to deliver reliable test results.
 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 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 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 editor. Do get your free copy at: 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

09/28/2015 - ASHI 41st Annual Meeting - American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

Make plans now to attend at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Centerin Savannah, Georgia for ASHI’s 41st Annual Meeting! 900+ attendees will convene to listen to comprehensive state-of-the-art updates, expand their knowledge on the latest findings in histocompatibility and Immunogenetics while reconnecting with colleagues.

09/10/2015 - Converged IT Summit 2015

The Converged IT Summit is designed for professionals involved with strategic planning and implementation of IT technologies to support science. The goal is to deliver solutions to scientists that give them the freedom to discover.
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