April 27, 2022
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

Volume 20, Issue 17


In This Issue

 Featured Books

LIMSjournal - Spring 2022

 Featured Content

04/27/2022 - 5 Behavioral Health Trends for 2022

shutterstock_223929361The general public is becoming more familiar with the benefits of behavioral health services. With celebrities openly talking about their need to participate in therapy and prioritize their own mental health, the stigma of seeking assistance may be eroding. That’s good news for providers, who can envision more patients coming for help with their mind and not just their body. [Read More]

04/27/2022 - Image Management and 6 Key Steps to a Successful Digital Transformation

To successfully perform a transformation of the Imaging Management area of the business to improve efficiency and effectiveness, there needs to be both a business and technology strategy that enables the process. There are six important steps that ResultWorks, an Astrix Business, follows in order to ensure our client’s success. [Read More]

04/26/2022 - ISO Accreditation: Do I Need It?

Across industries, ISO accreditation is becoming a must-have for testing laboratories. Here’s what you need to know about ISO accreditation and how a LIMS makes all the difference. [Read More]

04/25/2022 - How does a LIMS work?

How does a LIMS work?This article is going to dive deeper into LIMS and look at both how it works and also improves lab operations.  We’ll do that by looking at one type of service testing lab as an example – a water quality testing lab – and seeing how the components of a LIMS can improve its operation.  Because service testing labs have many common functional characteristics, it should be easy to translate this material to your lab’s needs. [Read More]

 Journal Articles

04/26/2022 - DigiPatICS: Digital pathology transformation of the Catalan Health Institute network of eight hospitals - Planning, implementation, and preliminary results

In this 2022 paper published in the journal Diagnostics, Temprana-Salvado et al. of the Catalan Health Institute present the initial results of their DigiPatICS program, implemented across eight hospitals in the network. DigiPatICS, a digital pathology implementation initiative, was initiated "to increase patient safety and quality of care, improving diagnosis and the efficiency of processes in pathological anatomy departments of the ICS using digital pathology and AI tools." However, it was not a straightforward process, requiring significant planning, After describing their planning steps, the project scope, and tender process, the authors describe multiple aspects of their approach, including the instruments, hardware, software, laboratory information system (LIS), networking, data centers, imaging standards, and AI components. After discussing the results of their implementation, the authors concluded though "[t]he digital transformation of a pathology department represented a technological, organizational, and functional challenge ... [it] provided an effective and safe diagnostic tool with clear benefits for diagnosis quality and patient safety."

 Featured Jobs

2 days ago - Account Manager - Australia/Asia Pacific

Autoscribe Informatics - Adelaide, South Australia 5097

Autoscribe Informatics is looking for an enthusiastic Account Manager. You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident to be considered. This is a fantastic opportunity to...

1 week ago - Technical Sales Consultant – Software West Coast Territory

Autoscribe - Lakeville, MA 02347

Autoscribe Informatics is looking for a strong, well accomplished, Sales Consultant to join the sales team of our fast growing software and services informatics company....

2 weeks ago - Project Manager/Technical Consultant - USA

Autoscribe Informatics - Home based, or Lakeville, MA 02347

If you like managing LIMS projects, have hands-on knowledge of LIMS and are looking for a new challenge then this role is perfect for you. (Office...

3 weeks ago - System Analyst (Korea)


STARLIMS provides leading Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) solutions that have served customers around the world for over 30 years. STARLIMS solution suite helps to...

 Upcoming Webinars

05/25/2022 - ResultWorks Webinar – A Case Study in Addressing the T Cell Tracking Challenges in Clinical Trials

05/19/2022 - Digital Roundtable Event – Why Legacy Systems Aren’t Suitable for Modern Biopharma

05/18/2022 - Webinar: What Does Lab Data Management Mean to My Lab?

05/05/2022 - The Astrix Innovators Forum - Webinar: Laboratory Process Optimization through Digital Assistants

04/28/2022 - Webinar: Using LIMS Data Analytics to Drive Laboratory Efficiency and Quality

04/27/2022 - Astrix Webinar Leveraging data analytics to derive valuable insights

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