February 23, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 8


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/20/2010 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System

Request for Proposals for an "off the shelf" Laboratory Information Management System for Saint Paul Regional Water Services

02/08/2010 - Presolicitation Notice - caLIMS2 Laboratory Information Management System

Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health - National Cancer Institute
 Upcoming Webcasts


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar on Customizing Quality Control for Improved Patient Safety to be held on March 5, 2010 at 2:00pm (EST) . The webinar will last 60 minutes.

02/24/2010 - Webcast: Considerations for Selecting a LIMS for Your Laboratory

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host an informational webcast on February 24, 2010 on the topic of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This event is ideal for lab operations or QA/QC managers in the following industries: environmental (air/water/soil), agriculture, manufacturing (material/product testing), food & beverage, water & wastewater, biotechnology and public health.

02/23/2010 - Labtronics Webcast: Introduction to the New Instrument Integration Standard - February 23rd and 25th

February 23, 2010 at 10 AM (EST) or February 25, 2010 at 2 PM (EST): Be prepared to change the way you think about instrument interfacing, as this complimentary webcast introduces the new Instrument Integration Standard.

02/23/2010 - Is Scheduling Your Laboratory or Healthcare Staff a Pain? Learn How SaaS Makes it Easy!

Cost and stress-saving approach for healthcare and laboratory staff scheduling. Short, half-hour lively discussion, including your questions Feb 23, 1pm EST. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/930547808
 LIMS Blog Postings

LiMSforum.com passes the 3,000 member mark! Join the largest independent LIMS User’s Group today.

Today, the LIMSforum.com User’s Group has over 3,000 members. LiMSforum is the largest & most active User’s Group for Laboratory, Scientific & Health Informatics professionals to meet, post articles, jobs, videos, downloads & SaaS Applications for LIMS, ELN, CDS, SDMS, LIS, EMR, Robotics, Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Bioinformatics, Life Sciences & more…

EMR 2.0: The Game Has Changed! Find out how: Free Recorded Webinar

id you miss this important and informative webinar? No problem, we recorded it for you! Go to Health.limsforum.com (a free LinkedIn group) discussions section to view it free. If you aren’t a member, no problem, it takes only a second to sign up and with automatic acceptance.
 Recent News

02/22/2010 - LabVantage Unveils SAPPHIRE™ R5.1 Laboratory Information Management Suite

LabVantage today announced the availability of its SAPPHIRE™ Release 5.1 Laboratory Information Management Suite (LIMS). SAPPHIRE is an industry-leading zero footprint and configurable off-the-shelf (COTS) LIMS that consolidates functionality typically found in multiple laboratory systems. SAPPHIRE is readily tailored to manage an organization's laboratory information across its worldwide R&D pipeline and manufacturing supply chain.

02/22/2010 - Jeff Policastro joins CSols, Inc. as the new Business Development Manager

CSols, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Policastro, formerly of LabVantage/Applied Biosystems, as the new Business Development Manager.

02/19/2010 - Siemens Expands RAPIDComm Solution to CLINITEK Status Connect Urine Analyzer

Siemens new RAPIDComm(R) Data Management and Connectivity Solution Version 3.0 provides point-of-care coordinators and laboratory managers a single interface with real-time access for managing multiple remote Siemens blood gas and urine analyzers-standardizing testing procedures, facilitating compliance and improving risk management for point-of-care testing.

02/19/2010 - Sunquest Completes System-Wide Implementation at Cleveland Clinic Hospital Laboratories

Sunquest, a leading provider of healthcare diagnostic information technology and outreach solutions, has successfully completed system-wide implementation of a software standardization program at seven hospital laboratories of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. The primary focus of the initiative was to standardize their laboratory operations to a single software solution.

02/18/2010 - First issue of new LIMS Newsletter

Autoscribe is pleased to announce the availability of Issue 1 of Matrix Matters, a newsletter dedicated to the LIMS market. The first issue contains article extracts relating to both system implementation and system configuration supplemented by details of the “How to buy a LIMS” guide. Life science topics include biobanking, radio-pharmacy laboratory management and PET (Positron Emission Tomography) LIMS. There is also an extract from a case study involving the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. The unique benefits of Matrix Gemini are discussed and information on recent customer surveys, conducted by Autoscribe, is also included. Full articles on all of these topics, and much more, will be available using a response form supplied with the newsletter. Autoscribe Limited is a leader in the development and supply of innovative configured solutions within the scientific laboratory and business markets.

02/18/2010 - Gentel Biosciences Powers Protein Research with New Proteomics Multi-System(TM)

Gentel Biosciences, a leader in proteomics discovery tools, today launched the Gentel Proteomics Multi-System™ providing “scan-to-analysis” functionality for multiplex immunoassays, lysate and antigen arrays as well as Western Blot, ELISA and tissue imaging, delivering multi-application value to researchers worldwide.

02/17/2010 - Labtronics Releases New Instrument Integration Standard

Labtronics Inc. announces the new Instrument Integration Standard which eliminates 85% of the time and effort required to design, test and implement interfaces between any instrument and LIMS or SAP.

02/17/2010 - SORD and ACD/Labs Present 'Lost Chemistry' to Aid Pharmaceutical Research

First version of SORD compound library for pharmaceutically relevant compounds now commercially available.

02/17/2010 - IDBS Announces E-WorkBook Suite 8.2

IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of research data management and analytics solutions to R&D organizations, today announced the availability of E-WorkBook Suite 8.2, the newest release of its next-generation electronic lab notebook (ELN).
 Upcoming Events

03/17/2010 - 5th Annual Pharmacovigilance Conference

03/16/2010 - 5th Annual SmartLabs Exchange 2010

03/16/2010 - Life Science Innovation Northwest Conference 2010

03/15/2010 - Pharmacovigilance

03/15/2010 - Cambridge Health's X Gen Congress

03/08/2010 - Summit for Clinical Trials Operations Executive (SCOPE)

03/04/2010 - INTERPHEX Puerto Rico 2010 featuring MEDICAL DEVICE Puerto Rico 2010

03/03/2010 - 4th Annual Pharmaceutical PLM

03/02/2010 - 6th Annual Biosimilars Conference

02/28/2010 - Pittcon 2010

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. Today’s challenge for the diversified pharmaceutical laboratory is to find a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides not only LIMS functionality but an Electronic Laboratory Notebook, Enterprise Content Management and a wide variety of functions for personnel management, asset management, instrument interfacing and much more, all within the context of being validated and fully compliant with 21 CFR part 11.
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