May 21, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 19


In This Issue


Automated Level IV Data Packages for Environmental Data Reporting

Adopting modern LIMS systems that can provide insurance for environmental laboratories. Nobody likes to pay for certain types of insurance until they need it – especially home, auto, life etc. But in the environmental sector, there is a type of insurance that is often utilized and is valuable even if the results aren’t being legally or scientifically challenged.
 Webcast Focus

06/16/2014 - The Paperless Lab - A Practical Approach

CSols, Inc. Webinar: CSols, Inc. Webinar: “Paperless Lab” is a popular phrase being tossed around - and generating interest to achieve it - but there are many questions you must ask before diving it, like: Can you truly eliminate all paper in the lab? And should you? This webinar will answer these questions and more.

05/28/2014 - Autoscribe - How to Buy a LIMS webinar

Autoscribe, a leading developer of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), has announced it will be running a series of three free �How to Buy a LIMS� webinars on 26th March, 23rd April and 28th May 2014. With over 60 years of practical management experience specifying and delivering successful LIMS solutions to any laboratory in any industry, Autoscribe has designed these webinars to provide information that will help keep anyone considering purchasing a LIMS on track, avoid some of the pitfalls and find the right solution to fit the specific needs.

05/21/2014 - Webinar: Making sure your PM has the “Right Stuff”

Implementing Lab Informatics solutions is a complex endeavor requiring a combination of specialized skill sets. Perhaps the most important staffing decision is the assignment of the Project Manager. In this webinar, learn how to be sure you’ve entrusted your implementation to the Project Manager most likely to make it a success.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/19/2014 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System

The City of Charlotte intends to procure a new Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solution to support lab operations within the Charlotte/Mecklenburg Utilities Department (CMUD).

05/07/2014 - Solicitation for a Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

The Contracting Division, Pine Bluff Arsenal, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, has a requirement for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Software.
 Recent News

05/21/2014 - Matrix Hazardous Waste Tracking Software

Matrix Hazardous Waste Tracker from Autoscribe simplifies hazardous waste management by tracking work and samples to comply with EU / EWC / Environment Agency regulations. This Windows-based system features a dual web/Windows user interface and allows the registration of hazardous waste items, progress/status checking, chain of custody management and reporting, lookup of EWC lists and consignment of hazardous waste. Details of carrier, consignee and users, with their associated authority, are all stored within the system.

05/20/2014 - PDS Releases First Publicly Available, FDA-Validated Dataset for SEND

PDS, a leading global provider of intuitive data management software and solutions for life sciences research, announced that it will be the industry’s first provider to make an FDA-validated, preclinical research SEND dataset available to the public free of charge and qualification.

05/19/2014 - Ventana launches new software platform for enhanced pathology education

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, announces the release of VENTANA Vector software, a new platform for pathology training and collaboration. The platform provides pathologists and educators with tools to build interactive training, from course development to student evaluation, and can be used to quickly and easily share scanned images with colleagues around the globe.

05/19/2014 - Pilgrim Software Undergoes Corporate Rebranding: Introducing Pilgrim Quality Solutions

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a leading provider of cloud and on-premise enterprise quality management solutions, today announced it is formally changing its name to Pilgrim Quality Solutions and will begin operating under the new trade name effective immediately. With the implementation of its new name, Pilgrim has adopted a new tagline and logo, and simultaneously launched its redesigned website

05/19/2014 - Mirth Connect Earns 2014 ONC HIT Certification

Mirth, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a global leader in health information technology, announced today that Mirth® Connect version 3.0.1 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an Electronic Health Record (EHR) Module

05/15/2014 - PHT Corporation Mobile App for FDA Roadmap to Patient-Focused Outcome Measurement in Clinical Trials Available on Apple iPhones and iPads

PHT Corporation announced its FDA Roadmap App is now available for Apple® iPhones® and iPads® in addition to Android phones and tablets. The FDA Roadmap is the first mobile app designed to help sponsors navigate the Roadmap to Patient-Focused Outcome Measurement in Clinical Trials released by the FDA in conjunction with their Clinical Outcome Assessment Qualification Program.
 Upcoming Events

06/15/2014 - DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting to Explore Case Studies of Collaboration to Streamline Drug Development

06/10/2014 - 2014 Lab Trends Conference

05/22/2014 - The One-Day Compliance Workshop That Could Help Save Your Lab Millions

 LIMS Blog Postings

All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14

The new on-line edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide ( has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS and ELN products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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