April 16, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 14


In This Issue

 Event Focus

05/18/2015 - Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation Conference

Expand your knowledge and advance your career! Join over 200 academics and industry professionals to discuss the latest advancements in Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation.

05/18/2015 - [inform] 2015 - Waters' Premier Informatics Users' Conference

Premier conference featuring innovative solutions for laboratory data management. Case study presentations will deliver specific examples of how Waters' software can expedite your workflow, allowing you to act on results faster.

05/05/2015 - Nordic Chemical Biology Meeting

These symposia will promote the development of small molecule research and core unit functions and strengthen the ties between chemical biology researchers in the Nordic countries. In the long term, it will contribute to establishing a stable Nordic research community which will also link to other existing European networks.

A review of "Computerized Systems in the Modern Laboratory"

I was recently given a copy of the book: "Computerized Systems in the Modern Laboratory: a practical guide". by Joseph G. Liscouski. Joe is a very experienced and highly qualified LIMS expert that I have known for years. His profile speaks for itself. https://www.linkedin.com/in/joeliscouski ...

Without Adoption there is No Success! – Part 2

Is your LIMS project truly a success even if it was on-time, within budget, and met the requirements if no one ends up using it?
 Recent News

04/16/2015 - New Real-Time PCR Systems Connect Researchers in the Cloud

New real-time PCR systems that fully integrate with cloud computing technology mark a new era in data sharing and global research collaboration. The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 3 and QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR systems, designed to enable multi-institutional work across geographically dispersed teams, will be on display at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, Booth #1501 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, April 18-22.

04/13/2015 - Mirth, LLC Unveils Enterprise Population Health Management Suite at HIMSS15

Mirth, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a global leader in health information technology, announced today the launch of Mirth® Care Enterprise, a comprehensive population health management suite that bridges the gap between population health management and individual patient care.

04/09/2015 - Quality Systems, Inc. Acquires Gennius, Inc.

Quality Systems, Inc., announced today it has acquired Gennius, a leading provider of healthcare data analytics. The acquisition is expected to enhance the Company’s current enterprise analytics competencies while broadening its business intelligence capabilities for addressing new value-based care requirements.

04/08/2015 - Khemia will be exhibiting at Lab Technology Day in Raleigh on May 5th

18th Annual Lab Technology Day - Khemia would like to invite you to participate at this annual event which will be on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. As in the past, Lab Technology Day will be at the North Carolina State University McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

04/08/2015 - RURO Systems, Services Now Available on GSA Schedule 70

RURO, Inc., a leading Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), RFID and sample management solutions provider, announces the US Government Services Administration’s (GSA) awarding of its IT Schedule 70 contract. Schedule 70 creates a smooth, shopping cart-style experience for government entities to acquire software, goods and services from IT providers.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at http://www.limsbook.com The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our LIMSwiki.org site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the LIMSwiki.org editor. Do get your free copy at: http://www.limsbook.com We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

04/08/2015 - 2015-099 Request For Proposals For Professional Consultant Services For Development And Research Of A Medical Examiner Lims Proposal Document


04/01/2015 - Request for Proposals for Professional Consultant Services for Development and Research of Public Health LIMS Proposal Document

Tarrant County is requesting proposals from Vendors with experience in defining requirements and developing technical requests for proposals (RFPs) for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Tarrant County expects to receive and evaluate responses from multiple vendors.
 Upcoming Events

04/21/2015 - INTERPHEX 2015

NTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical manufacturing solutions to safely and cost effectively process all dosage forms for life-enhancing drugs. It brings over 12,000 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals together with 600+ suppliers through a unique combination of exhibition, education, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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