September 19, 2018
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

Volume 16, Issue 38


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webinars

09/26/2018 - A Structured Approach to Implementing a LIMS

09/27/2018 - Webinar: Assessing Laboratory Performance for Next Generation Sequencing Based Detection of Germline Variants through Proficiency Testing

 Journal Articles

Big data in the era of health information exchanges: Challenges and opportunities for public health

Baseman et al. "conducted an assessment of big data that is available to a [public health agency]—laboratory test results and clinician-generated notifiable condition report data—through its participation in a [health information exchange]" and published their results in Informatics. They identified five major challenges to "secondary use of HIE data for meeting public health communicable disease surveillance needs" and then find ways to turn those challenges into opportunities for the public health system, ultimately optimizing it through various forms of big data analysis and management.
 Featured Books

Wikibook of Health Informatics

 Featured Discussions

09/19/2018 - Does anyone use Labware PDF Parsing capabilities ???

08/29/2018 - Key Performance Indicators


Warning Signs That You’re Headed for a Bad Audit by the FDA

Utilizing Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) for Lab Automation


09/19/2018 - Astrix Will be Featured Partner at LabVantage Customer Training and Education Conference (CTEC) 2018

09/19/2018 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Genome Editing IP Portfolio

09/19/2018 - inui Health Announces the First Clinical Grade Diagnostics Test Accessible to Everyone, Anywhere in the World, From Their Smartphone

 Upcoming Trade Events

09/25/2018 - The Career Fair 2018

The Career Fair 2018 will take place at Raritan Center - New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center in Edison, NJ. There will be no recruiting agencies participating in this event, making it one of the few times candidates will meet exclusively with direct employers from the life science industries. This means direct access with the exact contacts that will do the interviewing and no middle men!

Attending Companies:  

Novo Nordisk, Inc. ***Platinum Sponsor***
Merck & Co. *Silver Sponsor*
Covance, Inc. A Division Of LabCorp® *Silver Sponsor*
Center for Electroneuro Diagnostics
Integrated Project Management Company, Inc.
Envision Pharma Group
Amicus Therapeutics
The Jackson Laboratories for Genomic Medicine
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Lupin Somerset
MTF Biologics
Sollers College
Hitachi Chemicals Advanced Therapeutic Solutions
more to come...

Required qualifications to attend:

Attendance is free. Candidates must possess a 4-year life science related degree and 2 years professional experience working for a Life Science related company. An invitation to attend will be sent if the minimum qualifications are met.

09/26/2018 - INFORMATIK 2018

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

10/05/2018 - HIS 2018

10/09/2018 - STARLIMS Connect 2018

Please join us for the 2018 Abbott Informatics Customer Forum at the JW Marriott in Miami, Florida, October 9-12, 2018. We’ve designed the conference this year, with 2 tracks, an educational track and a technical track to offer content relevant to everyone that touches STARLIMS. From executives, managers, developers, and end-users, to those new to STARLIMS and long-term loyal customers, there will be something for everyone!

10/31/2018 - Lab Innovations 2018

11/13/2018 - LIMS-Forum 2018

02/11/2019 - HIMSS 2019

 Bid Opportunities

10/09/2018 - Request for Proposal: Laboratory Information Management System

10/10/2018 - Request for Tender: ACT Pathology Laboratory Information System

10/19/2018 - Request for Proposal: Hazardous Materials Inventory Compliance and Data Management Software

11/05/2018 - RFP: Laboratory Information Management System

Solicitation Title: RFP: Laboratory Information Management System Number: Laboratory Information Management System Bids Due: 11/05/2018 4:00:00 PM Eastern The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority  is seeking to upgrade or purchase a new LIMS as part of an ongoing program to improve the quality and efficiency of its lab testing services operation. 

11/14/2018 - Project Tender: COTS Laboratory Information Management Solution

11/15/2018 - Request for Tender: Laboratory Information Management System and Hardware

Become a Sponsor
CSols Inc.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Autoscribe / Autoscribe Informatics, Inc.
LabLynx, Inc.
Abbott Informatics Corporation
Blaze Systems Corporation
Astrix Technology Group
ApolloLims / Common Cents Systems, Inc.
Computing Solutions, Inc.
Psyche Systems

E-mail your feedback or questions to us at:

Mail us: LabLynx, Inc. P.O. Box 673966 Marietta, GA 30006

Telephone: 770-859-1992