September 22, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 35


In This Issue


Connected Productivity in the Petrochemical Industry - Optimizing Information Sharing

The Benefits of an Integrated Enterprise Level LIMS Solution By Colin Thurston, Director of Product Strategy, Process Industries, Thermo Fisher Scientific
 Upcoming Webcasts

09/28/2011 - Guest Speaker: Jack Gorski, Ph.D., Director for the Center for Human Immunology at the Blood Research Institute of Wisconsin

BRI uses RemedyMD's Investigate™ Integrated Research Management System to manage a complex laboratory with blood collection and distribution, diagnostic testing, medical services, and research functions. Join us for this exciting free webinar where you will hear Dr. Gorski describe first-hand how Investigate has helped BRI manage complex laboratory systems and power new research insights.

09/28/2011 - Free CSols, Inc. Webinar "Batteries NOT Included - Looking Beyond the Informatics Quote"

The Informatics Vendor will supply the software solution, but you will have to supply the “batteries” to start it up and make it run efficiently. Join our group of experts as we discuss what is needed to “power” your Informatics Solutions and avoid becoming another “failed” implementation.
 Recent News

09/21/2011 - Sparta Systems Launches TrackWise® Preclinical GLP and Clinical GCP Auditing Solutions

Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise® quality management software and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of new tailored offerings for its TrackWise Enterprise Quality Management System: Preclinical GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) and Clinical GCP (Good Clinical Practice) Auditing Solutions.

09/21/2011 - City of Las Vegas implements Matrix LIMS

Falmouth, MA. September 21, 2011 – Zumatrix, Inc. announces that they have published a case study from the City of Las Vegas, NV on the use of Matrix LIMS by the Environmental Division Laboratory which is part of the city’s Public Works Department. Matrix LIMS is developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. and implemented by Zumatrix in North America.

09/20/2011 - IDBS Provides First International ELN for Academia

IDBS, a global provider of innovative enterprise data management, analytics and modeling solutions, today announced that the University of Nottingham has extended its use of E-WorkBook Suite to provide the first global academia ELN deployment.

09/19/2011 - eClinical Solutions Unveils Innovative Clinical Data Repository (eGrex) to Enable Life Sciences Organizations to Take Control of Their Own Data

BioPharma sponsors continue to rely upon an increasing number of contract research organizations (CROs) and eClinical technologies to support the research of drugs and devices. Controlled access to clinical data throughout the course of trials has become more critical and more challenging than ever. To address these challenges and resulting demands for clinical research executives to view data from all trials – at any time, in one format and in one place, eClinical Solutions released version 4.0 of its Clinical Data Repository (CDR) solution, eGrex.

09/19/2011 - Strategic Alliance for the Integration of Medical Billing Software

ChemWare, one of the largest LIMS companies in the United States specializing in commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) information management software for the forensic toxicology and pain management industry, is entering a strategic alliance with Healthpac Computer Systems to further enhance the integration between the laboratory and its billing partners.

09/16/2011 - The AHA Exclusively Endorses SCC Soft Computer’s Laboratory Information Systems

The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed SCC Soft Computer’s (SCC) laboratory information systems (LIS). AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the AHA, awards the AHA endorsement to products and services that help member hospitals and health care organizations achieve operational excellence. SCC’s LIS solutions were selected for the exclusive endorsement following an extensive due diligence process.

09/12/2011 - The Laboratory of Prince Edward Island implements Matrix LIMS

Zumatrix, Inc. announces that they have published a case study from PEI Laboratories on the use of Matrix LIMS, developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. and implemented in North America by Zumatrix
 Upcoming Events

09/29/2011 - Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress

The 3rd annual Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress is designed to review existing and new life science applications of microfluidic technologies. This year's event takes place at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

09/27/2011 - Ion Channel Targets

The 7th annual Ion Channel Targets conference and exhibition takes place at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Agenda Topics: Advances in Ion Channel Technology; Ion Channels in Disease Biology; Sodium Channels; Potassium Channels; Novel Targets

09/26/2011 - Next-Generation Sequencing Data Management / Applying Next-Generation Sequencing

NGS platforms now generate terabytes of genomic data, calling into question: What is the best way to benefit from this data bonanza? CHI’s Next-Generation Sequencing Data Management combines unique perspectives from a variety of researchers, engineers, biostatisticians, and software developers involved with NGS data management. While the cost of sequencing declines, use in academic, clinical, biotech, and pharmaceutical labs expands, paving the way for the creation of innovative new markets for bioresearch. By delivering fast, diverse, precise, and large volumes of data, NGS extends our fundamental understanding of genomics, mutation, and gene function and regulation. CHI’s Applying Next-Generation Sequencing investigates the applications of next-generation sequencing platforms as they apply to your specific research projects.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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