August 15, 2018
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

Volume 16, Issue 33


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webinars

08/21/2018 - Join LABTrack for a Free On-Line Webinar: KPI’s Point the Way

08/22/2018 - Webinar: Overcoming Critical LabWare Code Management Challenges

08/28/2018 - Astrix Webinar – Ensuring Successful LIMS Selection for Scientific Laboratories

 Journal Articles

How big data, comparative effectiveness research, and rapid-learning health care systems can transform patient care in radiation oncology

In this brief opinion article published in Frontiers in Oncology, Sanders and Showalter turn their thoughts to the rapid-learning health care system (RLHCS), a concept that involves analyzing patient data to make insights in how to improve patient safety, treatment quality, and cost-effectiveness within the health care framework. In combination with comparative effectiveness research (CER) and well-managed big data streams, the RLHCS has the power "to accelerate discovery and the future of individualized radiation treatment planning," they argue. They conclude that big data can "connect a broad range of characteristics to accelerate evidence generation and inform personalized decision-making," and its application through CER and the RLHCS can "accelerate progress in cancer care."
 Featured Books

Lab Information Management (LIMS) for Cannabis Quality Assurance

 Featured Discussions

08/06/2018 - We All Agree, Education is Key

07/20/2018 - Cultivation licenses are leading the way

07/19/2018 - Interview with Pharmacann CEO Teddy Scott

07/18/2018 - California Hates CBD

07/16/2018 - I Look At This As Further Evidence That Germany Will Move To A Domestic Sourcing Strategy For Medical Cannabis


Utilizing Vendor Scripts for Successful User Acceptance Testing

Computer system validation (CSV) is a documented process which helps to ensure that both new and existing computer systems consistently fulfill their intended purpose and produce accurate and reliable data. Most regulatory agencies around the world require validation of computer systems to ensure product safety and effectiveness. The software implementation and development team typically conducts CSV processes on the system being installed/updated to eliminate any software bugs and make sure the system meets specifications.

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Automating Analytical Labs with a LIMS

Living a healthy and balanced live in today’s world is becoming more of a challenge. The human nature for growth, success, and profit don’t always go hand-in-hand with a sustainable eco-friendly environment. The latest industrial revolution has left traces from which the world has yet to recover. In the end, it is the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat that makes up the environment we live in. It is therefore paramount to provide safeguards against the deterioration of water, mitigate air pollution, and setup prevention of natural resource depletion. Governments and international organizations have already set up policies, regulations, and guidelines in order to achieve more control of pollution and protect the health of the general population. These regulations have set certain baseline standards but tend to become more strict as research discovers more distinct safety levels.

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08/15/2018 - Autoscribe Informatics Expands Distribution Network

08/15/2018 - Agilent First to Release Software Supporting Standardized Data Format for Pharmaceutical Industry

08/15/2018 - OmniTier’s CompStor™ Brings De Novo Analytics to Genomics

 Upcoming Trade Events

09/06/2018 - India Lab Expo

09/10/2018 - Smartlab Forum

09/12/2018 - Thailand Lab International 2018

09/17/2018 - Genome Informatics 2018

10/02/2018 - World of Technology & Science 2018

10/05/2018 - HIS 2018

10/31/2018 - Lab Innovations 2018

11/13/2018 - LIMS-Forum 2018

 Bid Opportunities

08/16/2018 - Request for Proposal: Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Replacement Project

08/31/2018 - Invitation to Bid: Laboratory Services New Jersey Department of Transportation

09/10/2018 - Request for Proposal - Professional Services to Support Internal Development of a Medical Examiner's Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

DUE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2018, 2:00 PM Tarrant County is requesting proposals for PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO SUPPORT INTERNAL DEVELOPMENT OF A MEDICAL EXAMINERS LABORATORY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LIMS) for the MEDICAL EXAMINERS OFFFICE. RFP No. 2018-164 All documents related to this Proposal are available for download from the Bids/Requests for Proposals (RFPs) section of the Purchasing Page on the Tarrant County website.
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