September 1, 2021
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

Volume 19, Issue 35


In This Issue

 Featured Books

Past, Present, and Future of Cannabis Laboratory Testing and Regulation in the United States

 Featured Content

09/01/2021 - A LabWare LIMS Developer’s Guide to Supporting an Existing System

Supporting a LabWare LIMS implementation often can be a technically challenging affair, especially as a new person on-boarding with an existing LabWare project. If documentation for your LabWare system is lacking, figuring out the appropriate solution can be a difficult task. [Read More]

09/01/2021 - Computer Systems Assurance – What are the Steps and How to Test?

Computer Systems Assurance entails performing various levels of validation testing based on the software’s risk. The following steps should be followed when leveraging Computer Systems Assurance (CSA)...

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09/01/2021 - 4 Trends Shifting Quality Towards a Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is the idea of incorporating innovative technologies, talent, and processes to improve operations of a business and ensure customer satisfaction. In the Life Sciences industry, a critical area to target relative to digital transformation is the quality management function...

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09/01/2021 - STARLIMS’ 36 Years of Evolutional Technology Supports Laboratories in their Digital Transformation

starlims-aa-dashboard-tat.png Digital transformation is a term that is hard to define concisely, but for organizations in multiple industries, it can be defined as the adoption of a data management infrastructure that allows their laboratories to work faster and more productively, with greater transparency.

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09/01/2021 - Xybion Launches Digital Pathology for Research and Development

Xybion Corporation, a global low-code SaaS company that enables digital transformation in highly regulated industries including Life Sciences announced the release of Pristima XD Digital Pathology.

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 Journal Articles

08/24/2021 - Fostering reproducibility, reusability, and technology transfer in health informatics

In this 2021 perspectives article published in the journal iScience, Hauschild et al. of Philipps University of Marburg lay out what they believe to be the first guidelines for an academic organization needing to incorporate a manageable and approachable quality management system (QMS) to support academic research, particularly that involving software developed in-house. Noting the challenges of academic scientific software development in health informatics and bioinformatics environments, the authors propose flexible quality management mechanisms as a means to "facilitate technology transfer as much as possible while keeping the overhead for researchers and developers in a well manageable range." After presenting the foundational guidelines for academic organizations to implement to not only promote reproducibility and reusability, but also support FAIR principles, the authors conclude that their guidelines effectively lower "the hurdle for research organizations to set up quality management" and " significantly facilitate reproducibility and reusability of scientific software and speed up technology transfer in a controlled and predictable way."

 Featured Jobs

1 week ago - Cell Therapies Documentation Specialist

Kalleid - Cambridge, MA 02142

Kalleid is looking for a Cell Therapies Documentation Specialist to join our team!Kalleid, Inc., is a boutique laboratory IT consulting firm that has served the...

1 week ago - Software Developer

Semaphore Solutions - Victoria, BC or Remote, British Columbia V8W 1C4

About Semaphore Founded by software industry experts, Semaphore is the leading global provider of software solutions for high throughput and high complexity molecular diagnostic laboratories. Our...

2 weeks ago - Project Manager

Kalleid - Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

Kalleid is looking for a Project Manager to join our team!Kalleid, Inc. is a boutique laboratory IT consulting firm that has served the scientific community...

2 weeks ago - Project Manager

Kalleid - Remote, Massachusetts 02142

Kalleid is looking for a Project Manager to join our team!Kalleid, Inc. is a boutique laboratory IT consulting firm that has served the scientific community...

4 weeks ago - Quality Control Engineer

LabLynx, Inc. - Smyrna, Georgia 30080

LabLynx is looking for a QC Engineer to join our team! LabLynx, Inc. is a Smyrna-based software development and sales company that puts today's most pressing...

4 weeks ago - Administrative Assistant to Sales Manager

LabLynx, Inc. - Smyrna, Georgia 30080

LabLynx is looking for an Administrative Assitant to the Sales Manager to join our team!LabLynx, Inc. is a Smyrna-based software development and sales company that...

4 weeks ago - AUS/NZ Based Senior Full Stack Developer

LabLynx, Inc. - New Zealand / Australia, New Zealand 5012

  LabLynx is looking for an AUSTRALIA OR NEW ZEALAND BASED SENIOR DEVELOPER to join our team! LabLynx, Inc. is a Smyrna-based software development and...


Health Informatics and Technology in Decision Making

This is a Doane University-created course that is released on the edX platform. The self-paced three-week course is designed to help learners "[g]ain an understanding of how healthcare informatics is deployed in diverse healthcare systems around the world." The course is free to take, with a Verified Certificate of completion available for $149. (The course is also part of a Healthcare Administration MicroMasters program.) The course requires on average five to ten hours a week of effort.

 Upcoming Webinars

09/09/2021 - Webinar: LIMS - Using Environmental Monitoring To Ensure Sterile Manufacturing Conditions

09/14/2021 - Webinar: The era of data analytics: What it takes to succeed beyond the hype

09/27/2021 - Command and Control the Life Science R&D Lab

11/09/2021 - Webinar: Leveraging Data Analytics to Streamline and Optimize Digital Image Management

 Featured Discussions

08/24/2021 - Are These the Right Vendors for Our Project?


07/21/2021 - Best EHR Software for School?

07/07/2021 - Client looking to acquire a major LIS/LIMS platform

06/29/2021 - Looking for a business cofounder for new research LIMS

 Bid Opportunities

09/10/2021 - Request for Information: Forensic Laboratory Information Management System

09/14/2021 - Request for Proposal: Organizational Change Management for LIMS Replacement Project

09/15/2021 - Preliminary Market Consultation: Supply of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) - Malta

09/17/2021 - Request for Proposal: Laboratory Information Software System for Histocompatibility Lab

09/17/2021 - Request for Tender: COTS Laboratory Information Management System for DAERA

09/27/2021 - Request for Tender: “Implementation of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Software for CPCB Head Office & Regional Directorates

09/30/2021 - Request for Proposal: Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the CTDPH

Become a Sponsor
Autoscribe / Autoscribe Informatics, Inc.
Abbott Informatics Corporation
Astrix Technology Group
LabLynx, Inc.
OnQ Software
Agilent SLIMS
Blaze Systems Corporation
CSols Inc.
Caliber Infosolutions
Computing Solutions, Inc.
International Society for Infectious Diseases
Kalleid, Inc.
LIMS Wizards
SCC Soft Computer
Sapio Sciences
Semaphore Solutions
Strateos, Inc.
Sunquest Information Systems, Inc.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Xybion Corporation
E-mail your feedback or questions to us at: Mail us: LabLynx, Inc. P.O. Box 673966 Marietta, GA 30006 Telephone: 866-LabLynx (522-5969)