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Informed Consent for Clinical Research: Getting it Right From the Start

Leverage a laboratory software for clinical research labs to Manage Informed Consent

July 28, 2022

Clinical research helps determine the efficacy and risks of new medical products, drugs, and treatments on human beings. The most important aspect of research ethics is to respect the moral rights of research subjects to decide on research participation. [...]

Tags: Laboratory Software for Clinical Research labs, Informed Consent in Clinical Research, Clinical LIMS Systems


Factors to Consider When Setting Up a Biobank

Laboratory Software for Biobanking

July 14, 2022

Biobanks collect and store a large number of biospecimens predominantly for health and medical research. The process is known as biobanking which includes everything from collection, preparation, preservation, analysis, and distribution of biological samples as well [...]

Tags: Biorepository software, Laboratory Software for Biobanking, Considerations When Setting Up a Biobank


The Latest Trends Shaping the Future of Clinical Diagnostics

Diagnostics Management System

June 29, 2022

Clinical diagnostics are the mainstay for physicians to make decisions regarding disease treatment, management, and prevention. In-vitro diagnostics (IVDs) play a key role in the healthcare industry and have strongly contributed to controlling the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. [...]

Tags: Clinical Laboratory Information Management System, Diagnostics Management System, Latest Trends in Clinical Diagnostics


Critical KPIs to Measure Digital Transformation of Your Lab

Track Lab KPI Data Using a LIMS System

June 15, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced labs to transform digitally and leverage the latest technologies to improve their operations. Evolving technologies help them replace slow and error-prone manual processes with scalable and automated digital workflows. [...]

Tags: Lab Digital Transformation, Lab KPI, Track Laboratory KPIs Using a LIMS System


How the Right Use of Data Can Transform Cannabis Testing Operations

Cannabis LIMS to Drive the Right Use of Data in Cannabis Labs

May 26, 2022

Cannabis legalization in various US states has motivated the cannabis industry to ensure credibility and produce high-quality products for consumers. Cannabis testing labs also aim at clearing third-party audits and meeting regulatory requirements to assure product safety and quality [...]

Tags: Cannabis Testing LIMS, Cannabis LIMS, Effective Data Management in Cannabis Labs


Cybersecurity: How to Minimize Risks to Lab Data

A Biospecimen Management System to Overcome Cryobanking Challenges

May 19, 2022

Cybercrimes have been actively increasing with the advent of the digital era. Continuous data exchange through the Internet and the emergence of cloud-based data warehouses have increased the risk of cyberattacks. Although it is necessary to shift from paper-based data management methods and [...]

Tags: LIMS System, Lab Data Security, Cybersecurity Best Practices for Labs


4 Best LIMS Software in Australia for 2022

A Biospecimen Management System to Overcome Cryobanking Challenges

May 02, 2022

A Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), the workhorse of modern laboratories, is a software solution that is used to automate laboratory workflows, efficiently manage data, meet quality and regulatory requirements, and boost lab productivity [...]

Tags: LIMS Management System Australia, Best LIMS Software in Australia, LIMS Australia


Cryobanking 101: Benefits, Applications, & Solutions to Overcome Operational Challenges

A Biospecimen Management System to Overcome Cryobanking Challenges

April 14, 2022

Cryobanking, also known as cryopreservation, is the process of freezing cells, tissues, and biological samples at very low temperatures. Cryobanks store samples at temperatures as low as –80 °C using solid CO2 or −196 °C using liquid nitrogen [...]

Tags: Biospecimen Management System, Benefits & Challenges of Cryobanking, Cryobanking Management System


Factors to Consider When Setting up a Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory

Factors to Consider When Setting up a Clinical Diagnostic Lab

March 31, 2022

Clinical diagnostic laboratories conduct various tests that enable physicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. These laboratories conduct tests on patient samples for addressing medical and public health needs [...]

Tags: Clinical Diagnostics LIMS Solution, Setting up a Clinical Diagnostic Lab


Ethics in Clinical Research: Challenges & Solution

Overcome Ethical Challenges Using a Laboratory Software for Clinical Research Labs

March 17, 2022

Clinical research is the basic element of medical and healthcare research. It is intended to generate knowledge to enhance our understanding of human diseases and identify novel ways to prevent and cure them for improving human health [...]

Tags: LIMS for Clinical Research, Laboratory Software for Clinical Research Labs, Ethics in Clinical Research


Digitization: The Key to Navigate Through the Federal Hemp Testing Regulatory Challenges

Follow the USDA’s New Hemp Testing Rules with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

February 24, 2022

The Marihuana Act of 1937 banned hemp production in the U.S. The 2018 Farm Bill reclassified hemp and equalized it as other agricultural commodities. Although hemp is legal at the federal level, its production is still highly regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) [...]

Tags: LIMS for Hemp Testing Labs, USDA’s Hemp Testing Rules, New Federal Hemp Testing Rules


LIMS: The Solution to Biobanking Regulatory Puzzle

Biospecimen Tracking and Management Software for Biobanks

February 17, 2022

The need for high-quality, annotated biospecimens has significantly increased in the recent past. This has accelerated the need for biobanks to securely store samples. All modern biobanks, including commercial, third-party, and in-house biobanks, face a complex patchwork of regulatory and [...]

Tags: Biospecimen Tracking and management Software, Laboratory Software for Biobanking, Regulatory Compliance in Biobanking


Setting Up a Cannabis Extraction Facility? Here Are Some Key Considerations

Laboratory software for cannabis extraction labs

January 27, 2022

There are several factors you must consider while setting up a cannabis extraction facility. Some of the factors include investment fund planning, choosing a location, equipment procurement, staff recruitment and training, waste management, and all applicable laws [...]

Tags: Laboratory Software For Cannabis Extraction, Key Considerations for Starting a Cannabis Extraction Facility


Soil Testing & Tissue Analysis for Sustainable Farming

An Agriculture LIMS to Digitize Lab Testing of Soil & Plant Tissues for Sustainable Farming

January 20, 2022

Sustainable farming is the optimal utilization of agriculture resources and farming methods to meet society’s food needs while protecting the environment, maintaining ecological balance, and conserving natural resources [...]

Tags: Laboratory Software for Agriculture Labs, LIMS Software for Agriculture & Farming, Digitization of Soil and Tissue Testing


How to Manage the Data Deluge & Enhance Collaboration in Clinical Research Labs

Essential Features of  a COVID LIMS

December 16, 2021

Clinical researchers gather information from sources such as medical records, administrative databases, laboratory tests, and others. The collected data is then processed, analyzed, and interpreted. Proper data management and analysis are essential for informed decision-making [...]

Tags: Laboratory Software for Clinical Research, Clinical Research Laboratory Management Software for Collaboration, Clinical Research LIMS Software for Data Management


Does Your COVID LIMS Have These Essential Features?

Essential Features of  a COVID LIMS

November 30, 2021

With the emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 mutants from time to time and the slow rate of vaccination in many parts of the world, COVID-19 testing laboratories may have to continue testing samples for many more years to come [...]

Tags: COVID LIMS, LIMS for COVID-19 Testing Labs


Common Contaminants Tested in Drinking Water

Water LIMS for Water Testing Labs

November 16, 2021

Water is essential for all aspects of life. Freshwater is important for human consumption, daily household activities, agriculture, and industrial activities. Billions of people across the globe do not have access to safe drinking water. Contaminated water gives rise to various waterborne diseases and [...]

Tags: Water LIMS, LIMS for Drinking Water Labs, Common Contaminants in Drinking Water


Bridging the Gap Between Biobanks and Industry

Biospecimen Management System for Biobanks

October 28, 2021

Biospecimen acquisition in industry represents a serious challenge that slows down innovation. The number of biobanks has increased around the world due to the growing requirement of biospecimens by industry. However, the lack of connection between biobanks and industry has slowed [...]

Tags: Biospecimen Management System, Sample Procurement in Industry, Solutions to Bridge the Gap Between Biobanks and Industry


Fighting Food Fraud to Safeguard the Supply Chain

Fight Food Fraud With a Laboratory Software for the Food and Beverage Industry

October 12, 2021

Food fraud has become a major concern for food manufacturers due to an increasingly globalized food supply chain. Public health is under high threat due to food fraud in the supply chain. Apart from public health, food fraud adversely impacts consumers’ faith in the food industry and government agencies [...]

Tags: Laboratory Software for the Food and Beverage Industry, Fight Food Fraud with a LIMS, Safeguard Food Supply Chain


Why Data Provenance is Crucial for Clinical Diagnostic Labs

Maintain Data Provenance Using a Clinical LIMS System

September 29, 2021

Data provenance, also known as data lineage, refers to tracking the origin of data and continuous changes in data with time. Data provenance helps in tracking errors within data and finding sources of such errors. Furthermore, maintaining data provenance is essential for clinical laboratories [...]

Tags: Clinical Data Provenance, Clinical LIMS System, Data Traceability


The Importance of Internal Audits for Cannabis Testing Laboratories

LIMS for Internal Audits in Cannabis Testing Labs

September 16, 2021

An internal audit is a kind of self-assessment conducted to identify critical issues and helps determine the effectiveness of a laboratory’s risk management capabilities. Internal audits provide insights into a laboratory’s culture, operations, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations [...]

Tags: Cannabis LIMS, Internal Audits in Cannabis Testing Labs


Running a Biobank? Here Are Some Tips to Maintain Sample Quality

Biospecimen Management System for Maintaining Sample Quality in Biobanks

August 26, 2021

The study of diseases has greatly evolved over the years as more information can be collected from samples obtained from groups comprising tens, hundreds, or even thousands of subjects. Body fluids or tissues (such as blood or biopsies) can be collected from these donors along [...]

Tags: Maintain Sample Quality with a Biobanking LIMS, Biospecimen Management System for Quality Biobanking


SARS-CoV-2 Variants are Evolving: Is Your COVID-19 Testing Lab Ready?

Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs Using LIMS

August 12, 2021

The evolution of highly transmissible SARS-CoV-2 variants has concerned health officials worldwide. It is important to accelerate the vaccination rollout to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and reduce the rate of viral mutations [...]

Tags: COVID-19 Laboratory Management System, COVID LIMS, Challenges Posed by SARS-CoV-2 Variants for COVID-19 Testing Labs


The Importance of Seed Quality Testing

Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs Using LIMS

July 28, 2021

When doctors prescribe cannabis products to their patients, they expect to achieve the desired therapeutic outcome. Recreational users are interested to know if the desired type and intensity of high will be reached; they often prefer specific flavor and aroma profiles [...]

Tags: Agriculture LIMS Software, LIMS Software for Seed Testing Labs


Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing

Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs Using LIMS

July 15, 2021

When doctors prescribe cannabis products to their patients, they expect to achieve the desired therapeutic outcome. Recreational users are interested to know if the desired type and intensity of high will be reached; they often prefer specific flavor and aroma profiles [...]

Tags: Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs, Cannabis LIMS Software


Overcoming Setbacks in Sample Preparation for Food Analysis

Overcome challenges in food sample preparation

June 24, 2021

Rising globalization has increased the transportation of food and food ingredients worldwide. Food products are imported from and exported to different parts of the world and multiple stakeholders are involved in the food supply chain [...]

Tags: Food and Beverage LIMS Solution, Overcome Sample Preparation Challenges


GDPR and Biobanking: Regulatory Challenges & Data Protection of Sample Donors

Biospecimen Management System to Meet EU GDPR Compliance

June 10, 2021

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into full effect in 2018, has increased regulatory oversight and subsequent potential sanctions that have caused uneasiness within the biobanking and databanking circles [...]

Tags: EU GDPR Biobanking Compliance, Biospecimen Management System, General Data Protection Regulation


Recreational Cannabis is Now Legal in New York: Is Your Testing Laboratory Ready?

Laboratory Software for New York’s CBD/THC Testing Laboratories

May 27, 2021

The New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, recently signed the legislation that legalizes cannabis, after which New York became the 16th state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. The new law provides licenses to individuals, such as cannabis producers, distributors, and retailers in the cannabis [...]

Tags: Cannabis Lab LIMS for New York’s Testing Laboratories, Cannabis Legalization in New York, CBD/THC Testing Laboratory Software


Water Quality Testing: Challenges & Ways to Overcome Them

Water LIMS for Overcoming Water Testing Challenges

May 25, 2021

Poor water quality is one of the most important concerns across the world. It is essential to maintain the quality of water as it is used for various purposes such as drinking, industrial use, and household chores. Water resource management agencies and environmental regulators [...]

Tags: LIMS for Water Testing Labs, Water LIMS for QA/QC


Ensuring Best Practices in Food and Beverage Testing Laboratories Using a LIMS

LIMS Software for Food and Beverage Labs

April 29, 2021

A global food supply chain dictates the need for inspection, quality control, and safety protocols. A common challenge faced by food and beverage manufacturers is to not only comply with local regulations but also the regulations of the country they are exporting to [...]

Tags: Food LIMS, Food and Beverage Testing LIMS, Best Practices with Food and Beverage LIMS


Is Investing in a LIMS the Right Choice for Your Laboratory?

Benefits of Investing in a LIMS

March 30, 2021

Modern omics has led to increased data volumes and sample throughput along with frequent changes in technology. This has created a need for laboratories to modernize their approach towards managing, tracking, and centralizing laboratory data [...]

Tags: Laboratory Information Management System, SaaS LIMS Return on Investment, Benefits of Implementing a LIMS


What is the Role of a LIMS in Following Regulatory Compliance?

LIMS Software for Regulatory Compliance

February 25, 2021

There has been a noticeable escalation in the audits of laboratories to ensure that they comply with industry standards and regulatory guidelines. Implementing a LIMS not only helps with automating laboratory processes but also with compliance and data management [...]

Tags: LIMS and Regulatory Compliance


A LIMS Can Boost Productivity in Academic Laboratories - Myth or Reality?

Academic LIMS Software

January 27, 2021

An academic laboratory performs several tasks that are difficult to manage manually. Automation has led to a revolution in laboratory workflows and practices. It has resulted in the analysis or study of an increased number of samples, eventually leading to increased procedures and generated data [...]

Tags: Academic LIMS Software, LIMS in Academic Labs


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