May 11, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 19


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/05/2011 - Laboratory Information System (LIS) for Selected Public Health Laboratories in Guyana

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is managing this project through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global AIDS Program (GAP) in support of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). A complete description of PEPFAR can be found at

04/20/2011 - Laboratory Information System (LIS) for Selected Public Health Laboratories in Swaziland

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is pleased to announce a new bid opportunity to strengthen laboratory information systems (LIS) at select public health laboratories in the country of Swaziland.

04/18/2011 - Call for Tender - LIMS & System Integrator

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service invites LIMS and/or Systems Integrators to a call for tender which closes 2pm (GMT+10) 10th June 2011.

04/15/2011 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - This request for proposals (RFP) is for the procurement of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and associated services/support.
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/01/2011 - AACC Announces Webinar: What Medicaid Expansion Means for Clinical Laboratories

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar What Medicaid Expansion Means for Clinical Laboratories to be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm Eastern. The webinar will last 90 minutes

05/24/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webcast: Nexxis Stability - a new tool for monitoring shelf life

Labtronics has revolutionized the way Stability Studies are performed with a single integrated system that manages the studies, controls pull events, logs samples, and provides shelf life analysis reports.

05/12/2011 - Trial Master File for Research Sites - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This course reviews the investigator TMF required and additional content for a clinical trial - the activities of set-up, maintenance, and quality control and assurance will be discussed, as well as common deficiencies and challenges.
 Recent News

05/10/2011 - Visual Healthcare Corp. Signs Deal for Enhanced Lab Applications

Visual Healthcare Corp. announces today that it has entered into an agreement with Sygenics Life Sciences Software (Sygenics LSS) to market a 2nd generation of Lab Automation applications to serve the scientific community. This allows researchers to replace paper-based scientific records and paper-based scrapbooks with more dependable and secure electronic storage capabilities, as well as the ability to instantaneously share information with other scientists of their choice.

05/10/2011 - LABVANTAGE Becomes Premier Solution Provider for expressor Software to Provide Comprehensive Data Integration Solutions to Laboratories

expressor software today announced an alliance with LABVANTAGE Solutions, Inc to provide state-of-the-art data integration solutions to establish an integrated informatics infrastructure for the laboratory.

05/10/2011 - Why do we need a LIMS?

Autoscribe is pleased to announce the availability of a white paper that helps to answer this important question. It also provides a list of potential benefits that can be used in your justification case. Whatever your application, market area or industry there will be items in the list that are relevant to you and your requirements.

05/09/2011 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Implements LIMS Solution for Eastman Chemical Company

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that Eastman Chemical Company, a large global manufacturer of chemicals, fibers and plastics, has expanded its deployment of Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS (laboratory information management system), which it has used since 2000 in its manufacturing quality control laboratories, to its Corporate Technology Analytical Laboratories.

05/03/2011 - Custom Software Systems Introduces ChartSmart emr®, a Fully Certified Electronic Medical Record Solution

Custom Software Systems, Inc., of Nashville, TN, is pleased to announce the solution to that problem with the introduction of ChartSmart emr®, an easy-to-use, high-performing electronic medical record that has been 2011/2012 ONC-ATCB Certified by Drummond Group (DGI).
 Upcoming Events

06/07/2011 - Thermo Fisher Scientific - UK Summer Symposium Seminar, June 7th 2011 9am-5pm EST.

The Symposium will include presentations from scientists both from within the company and key users from representative organisations who are utilising Thermo Scientific products and equipment to further their daily research. In addition, Thermo Scientific representatives will be available throughout the day to discuss any technical questions. A parallel exhibition will showcase the latest updates in Thermo Scientific products from across the company including scientific instrumentation, laboratory products, microbiology and cellomics as well as related products from selected third party suppliers to enhance your research and analyses.

05/17/2011 - VelQuest - Technology Workshop: cGMP Informatics for Operational Excellence Lab to Plant

This workshop explores the importance of procedure execution in the manufacture and testing of pharmaceutical products under cGMP regulations, and how automation can improve efficiency and reduce errors to support operational excellence and "right first time" initiatives.

05/15/2011 - LABVANTAGE Customer Training & Education Conference 2011, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

We are pleased to invite our worldwide customers to LABVANTAGE's annual Customer Training & Education Conference (CTEC). This year's conference will be held from May 15 to 19, 2011, in Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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