January 29, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 4


In This Issue

 Recent News

01/29/2014 - Khemia Software to Exhibit at PITTCON 2014 Conference & Expo in Chicago March 2-6,

Khemia Software will be onsite at PITTCON, the premier venue for the laboratory science industry held March 2-6 at McCormick Place in Chicago to show attendees the value of Khemia’s premier provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and software solutions. Come see us at Booth # 3862

01/29/2014 - Blaze Systems Releases BlazeLIMS SaaS For a Fast Track, Risk Free LIMS.

Blaze Systems Corporation announces the release of BlazeLIMS SaaS for a risk-free fast track to BlazeLIMS automation and benefits. BlazeLIMS SaaS removes the barriers to the breakthrough improvements in laboratory effectiveness that BlazeLIMS, a comprehensive COTS LIMS, provides to a laboratory by automating and streamlining operation and data management.

01/29/2014 - New case study highlights LIMS tracking capabilities

A new case study, describing the use of the Matrix Tracker software in the mortuary in an NHS Hospital Trust, has been published by Autoscribe Ltd and is available for download.

01/29/2014 - SLAS2014 Attendance Breaks Records for the Society

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) welcomed a record-setting 5,819 participants from 46 countries to SLAS2014, the Third Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., Jan. 18-22, 2014. This five-day annual event convened scientists, academicians, business leaders and students from around the globe to gain new information, ideas and insight about laboratory science and technology.

01/28/2014 - Get Approval to Attend PITTCON 2014 – With CSols, Inc. Laboratory Informatics Training

CSols, Inc. the premier Laboratory Informatics Consultancy in North America understands the complex challenges that today’s modern Laboratories face. As a result, CSols has developed five short courses to be presented at PITTCON 2014 on some of these critical business issues. These Short Courses provide both the training and tools that Laboratory and IT personnel can leverage to solve these business issues in their respective labs.

01/28/2014 - PHT Corporation to Showcase the LogPad App™ for Collecting Secure Clinical Research Data from Patients’ Android and Apple Smartphones, at SCOPE Summit for Clinical Ops Executives

PHT Corporation will demonstrate its market-changing LogPad App system for collecting secure patient-driven eData on the latest smartphones at the SCOPE Summit in Miami next month. PHT is the leading provider of technologies used to collectpatient-driven eData for clinical research.

01/23/2014 - Dairy.com Announces Acquisition of QA Studio

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Web-based dairy supply chain solutions and market intelligence leader Dairy.com today announced the acquisition of QA Studio, a quality assurance and food traceability software provider to the dairy industry.

01/20/2014 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Intuitive Online Tool for Automation Platform Configuration at SLAS 2014

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is showcasing its online automation system configuration tool, the Thermo Scientific iAutomate™ at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), January 18-22. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, iAutomate is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialing an automation set-up.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

01/13/2014 - Pre-Solicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS Support for Pine Bluff Arsenal

01/09/2014 - RFI to implement a laboratory information management system in Mozambique

This RFI solicits interest from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system in two sites. One site is the Nampula Central Hospital Laboratory which has multiple laboratory units. The second site is Jose Macamo Hospital Laboratory in Maputo, a district level hospital. This RFI solicits interest from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system in two sites. One site is the Nampula Central Hospital Laboratory which has multiple laboratory units. The second site is Jose Macamo Hospital Laboratory in Maputo, a district level hospital.
 Upcoming Events

02/04/2014 - Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Sixth Annual Electronic Data in Clinical Trials

The entire clinical trial process is becoming more and more data driven. From study design to recruitment and trail management, to data analysis and publication of a study manuscript, we are dealing with data, and the overall result of a study very much depends on how well we manage it. This trend is escalating because of the rapid development and optimization of electronic health records and health care IT in general. CHI’s 6th Annual “Electronic Data in Clinical Trials” is designed to feature the latest trends in clinical trials data management. It will bring together clinical IT experts and their colleagues from clinical development departments to discuss system approach to data management in the era of new medical data landscape.

02/04/2014 - The 5th Annual SCOPE Summit

The 5th Annual SCOPE Summit will offer three stimulating days of in-depth discussions in11 different conferences focused on issues related to each aspect of clinical trial planning and management: Data Integration, Feasibility, Site Selection and Management, Recruitment and Retention, Social Media and Mobile Tech, Project Management, Forecasting, Aggregate Spend Compliance, Post-Marketing Studies, and Sample Logistics.
 Upcoming Webcasts

02/18/2014 - Quality Control for Microbiological Media and Reagents

02/06/2014 - FDA Software Validation Self-Check - plan an effective Internal Audit program

 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 (http://www.limsbook.com) 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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