July 26, 2017      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 15, Issue 28


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

AUGUST 23, 2017, 2:00PM EST/6:00PM UTC: ELN Implementations - Why they Fail to Realize their Full Potential

NEW DATE: Join us for this one hour, complimentary webinar in which we examine the reasons why ELNs fail to realize their full potential and what can be done to improve your chances of success.

JULY 27, 2017, 11:30AM EDT/3:30PM UTC: Manage Testing and Laboratory Workflows with LIMS

The Webinar "Manage Testing and Laboratory Workflows with LIMS" provides an opportunity to learn how LIMS can automate your testing workflows right from sample registration to report generation. The webinar will showcase how you can meet regulatory compliance and quality standards with a LIMS.
 Featured Books

Lab Information Management (LIMS) for Cannabis Quality Assurance

As the cannabis testing industry grows more and more, so does the need for laboratories to be able to trust a professional LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) to ensure accurate and speedy results, reports, regulatory compliance and the many other aspects of data management required.
LabLynx Press is pleased to announce our new book to help Cannabis laboratories with the evaluation and selection of all types of informatics applications for managing cannabis testing and quality assurance.  To download your free copy of the ebook or purchase the print edition, visit:  https://www.limsforum.com/wiki_book/lab-information-management-lims-for-cannabis-quality-assurance/  You can also read the book on-line and discuss content and ask questions within the discussion groups on LiMSforum.

 Recent News

07/26/2017 - CloudLIMS.com Adds Robust Multi-analyte Testing Functionality to its Cloud-based LIMS, CloudLIMS Lite

CloudLIMS.com, the provider of SaaS laboratory data management solutions, has released a new version of its pay-as-you-go LIMS, CloudLIMS Lite. CloudLIMS Lite is a feature-rich LIMS assisting biobanks, clinical, research and testing laboratories keep track of their biospecimens and testing workflows. The new version is more efficient in facilitating testing and reporting of multiple analytes. This release empowers the sample testing workflows reducing their turnaround times.

07/25/2017 - FARO® Introduces SCENE 7.0 With Real Time, On-Site Registration

FARO®, announces the availability of the FARO® SCENE 7.0 software platform. Seamless Integration of FARO FocusS Series Scanner 3D Point Clouds.

07/25/2017 - Proscia Takes Aim at Cancer with Artificial Intelligence and Digital Pathology Software

Proscia CEO to present AI and image analysis capabilities at 2017 MedCity CONVERGE Conference – Proscia to be featured as “Startup Showcase” company

07/25/2017 - Sysmex America, Inc. Announces XN-V Series™ Software for Automated Hematology Analyzer for Scientific Research

Sysmex America, Inc., today announced that it launched the XN-V Series Software for Automated Hematology Analyzers* in the United States and Canada.

07/20/2017 - Accenture Completes Acquisition of LabAnswer, Expands Ability to Improve the Discovery of New Products through Accenture Scientific Laboratory Informatics

In a move to provide organizations with more comprehensive scientific informatics capabilities, Accenture has completed its acquisition of LabAnswer, a leading U.S.-based research and laboratory informatics technology consulting firm.

07/20/2017 - IDBS announced as a Cloud Excellence Awards finalist

The IDBS E-WorkBook Cloud has been shortlisted for Most Innovative Cloud Product or Service at the Cloud Excellence Awards 2017

07/19/2017 - DWK Life Sciences (formerly DURAN Group) launches a web app. for laboratory labels

DWK Life Sciences GmbH has launched a new web based application to make designing and printing laboratory labels quick and simple: DURAN® Label Creator web app. New DURAN® YOUTILITY labels supplied in a printer ready A4 sheet format accompany the new app.

Meeting Modern Data Integrity and Compliance Requirements

Whether you are a drug manufacturer, clinical research organization (CRO) or pharmaceutical R&D company, the accuracy and completeness of data is critical for safe product development, and any breach of data integrity could have serious implications for human health.

LabWare LIMS Dashboards - A Practical Implementation

After implementing them, LIMS dashboards can provide valuable information to help manage the LIMS, the lab operation, and the lab data and information; just like the instrument panel of a car that provides the driver the status of the car being driven.

Cloud Technology to Enable and Accelerate Clinical Data Management in Biobanking

Clinical research and pathology laboratories need to expedite research in order to provide better, faster and innovative treatments to patients. To achieve this objective, efficient clinical data management solutions are required that can minimize the time taken for patient care biobanking, and for drug research—including development and commercialization.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

DUE Aug 04, 2017: Request for Proposal - Consultant services for Laboratory Information Management System replacement

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) in Oakland California - Request for Proposal for a professional services consultant to support EBMUD‘s project to replace its Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) by working with laboratory and IT staff to develop the requirements documents.
 Upcoming Webcasts

SEPTEMBER 4 - 8, 2017: Pharma IQ’s SmartLab Academy

Five days of pharmaceutical industry experts and thought leaders sharing their knowledge and insights online. Pharma IQ’s SmartLab Academy is an online series featuring live interactive webinars, whitepapers, reports, podcasts, articles and interviews all focused on digital excellence within the laboratory.
 Upcoming Events

STEPMBER 27 - 28, 2017: 13th Pharmacovigilance 2017

SEPTEMBER 19 - 21, 2017: 16th Annual Laboratory Informatics

SEPTEMBER 13 - 15, 2017: Cyber Security for Healthcare

SEPTEMBER 11-12, 2017: 3rd World Chemistry Conference

AUGUST 28 - 30, 2017 Cannabis Science Conference

AUGUST 21 - 25, 2017: Bioprocessing Summit 2017

AUGUST 15 - 18, 2017: Next Generation Dx Summit

JULY 31 - AUGUST 1, 2017: MedCity CONVERGE 2017

JULY 30 - AUGUST 3, 2017: 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

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