February 16, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 7


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/08/2010 - Presolicitation Notice - caLIMS2 Laboratory Information Management System

Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health - National Cancer Institute
 Upcoming Webcasts


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar on Customizing Quality Control for Improved Patient Safety to be held on March 5, 2010 at 2:00pm (EST) . The webinar will last 60 minutes.

02/24/2010 - Webcast: Considerations for Selecting a LIMS for Your Laboratory

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host an informational webcast on February 24, 2010 on the topic of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This event is ideal for lab operations or QA/QC managers in the following industries: environmental (air/water/soil), agriculture, manufacturing (material/product testing), food & beverage, water & wastewater, biotechnology and public health.

02/23/2010 - Is Scheduling Your Laboratory or Healthcare Staff a Pain? Learn How SaaS Makes it Easy!

Cost and stress-saving approach for healthcare and laboratory staff scheduling. Short, half-hour lively discussion, including your questions Feb 23, 1pm EST. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/930547808

02/09/2010 - Labtronics Webcast: Introduction to the New Instrument Integration Standard - February 23rd and 25th

February 23, 2010 at 10 AM (EST) or February 25, 2010 at 2 PM (EST): Be prepared to change the way you think about instrument interfacing, as this complimentary webcast introduces the new Instrument Integration Standard.
 LIMS Blog Postings

EMR 2.0: The Game Has Changed! Find out how: Free Recorded Webinar

id you miss this important and informative webinar? No problem, we recorded it for you! Go to Health.limsforum.com (a free LinkedIn group) discussions section to view it free. If you aren’t a member, no problem, it takes only a second to sign up and with automatic acceptance.
 Recent News

02/15/2010 - Contur Software has signed framework contract for ELN systems at Karolinska Institutet, Uppsala and Umeå Universities

Contur Software has signed a framework contract with Karolinska Institutet, Uppsala and Umeå Universities for the electronic laboratory notebook system ConturELN. The system has the potential of being deployed by up to 5,500 scientists at the universities.

02/12/2010 - Promium Releases Online Subscription Version of Element LIMS for Analytical Laboratories

Promium, LLC announced today the broad availability of a subscription service offering for Element DataSystem(R), the company’s popular laboratory information management system (LIMS) application. Element had previously been available primarily as a licensed desktop software application.

02/12/2010 - McAllister Software Systems, Inc. and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Announce Availability of the IDEXX VetLab(R) Station InterLink(TM) Connection to AVImark(R) 2010

McAllister Software Systems, Inc. today announced full integration between AVImark veterinary software and the IDEXX VetLab® Station. Powered by IDEXX InterLink™ technology, the two-way connection allows diagnostic test requisitions and patient data to be sent automatically to the IDEXX VetLab Station from any AVImark workstation in a veterinary practice.

02/11/2010 - Sunquest Announces Major Software Updates and Enhancements

Sunquest, a leading provider of healthcare diagnostic information technology and requesting and reporting solutions, proudly announces the latest release of its global Integrated Clinical Environment™ (ICE™) solution. ICE provides web-based services and a comprehensive range of software applications for use in primary and secondary care NHS Trusts. Sunquest’s expertise in clinical and demographic data and communication systems enables ICE to communicate with all installed PAS, LIMS, RIS, and departmental systems.

02/11/2010 - Leading Forensic Scientists Gather in Seattle for the American Academy

The 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) will take place February 22-27, 2010, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in downtown Seattle. This year's theme, Putting Our Forensic House in Order: Determining Validation and Expelling Incompetence, picks up on the February 2009 Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).

02/10/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Go Paperless in 3 Days

Labtronics Inc. announces the "Nexxis ELN Go Paperless Package", an all inclusive, fixed-cost package that takes laboratories from paper to paperless in just 3 days. Labtronics has developed a revolutionary new process for converting all of their paper worksheets into electronic forms, ready to be used in Nexxis ELN, Labtronics' versatile web-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook. Thousands of paper worksheets can be converted in a couple of minutes.

02/09/2010 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. and iCD to Exhibit and Present Nine Technical Papers at PITTCON 2010 - Booth #3568

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) and the Institute for Consulting and Data Handling (iCD) will be exhibiting and presenting nine technical papers at PITTCON 2010. Join ATL and iCD at Booth #3568 to witness firsthand the power and flexibility of their Laboratory Data Management Solutions!

02/09/2010 - IDBS Launches Biomarker Discovery and Validation Solution to Accelerate Biomarker Research

Integration of InforSense and E-WorkBook Suites Delivers First Biomarker ELN. IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of research data management and analytics solutions to R&D organizations, today announced the launch of the IDBS Biomarker Discovery and Validation Solution, which streamlines biomarker research and improves collaboration, intellectual property (IP) management and scientific understanding of complex disease, leading to new therapies.
 Upcoming Events

03/08/2010 - Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executive (SCOPE)

03/04/2010 - INTERPHEX Puerto Rico 2010 featuring MEDICAL DEVICE Puerto Rico 2010

03/03/2010 - 4th Annual Pharmaceutical PLM

03/02/2010 - 6th Annual Biosimilars Conference

02/28/2010 - Pittcon 2010

02/24/2010 - Predictive Toxicity - Feb 2010

02/23/2010 - 2nd Annual Disposable Solutions for Biomanufacturing

02/23/2010 - 8th Cold Chain Management & Temperature Control Summit

02/22/2010 - Advances and Progress in Drug Design

02/22/2010 - 9th Lean Six Sigma for Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device Excellence

02/22/2010 - American Academy of Forensic Sciences 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. Today’s challenge for the diversified pharmaceutical laboratory is to find a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides not only LIMS functionality but an Electronic Laboratory Notebook, Enterprise Content Management and a wide variety of functions for personnel management, asset management, instrument interfacing and much more, all within the context of being validated and fully compliant with 21 CFR part 11.
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