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5 Ways a LIMS can Automate a Laboratory

Posted by Leslie Colloton on January 15, 2016

It is not a secret that the purchase and implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) can be both costly and lengthy, especially if the lab is brand new.  However, once implemented, a LIMS will remarkably increase productivity and efficiency in day-to-day operations allowing your lab’s business to grow.  

LOINC and SNOMED Coding- What does it All Mean?

Posted by Leslie Colloton on June 25, 2015

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) and Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine- Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) are two popular coding standards in the Health IT (HIT) industry, specifically in medical testing. Both standards, though different, attempt to baseline the terminology used by healthcare professionals across the world in order to avoid error when handling patient data.

Announcing New Partnership Between Indigo Biosystems and Common Cents Systems to Streamline LC/MS Workflow

Posted by Leslie Colloton on October 01, 2014

Common Cents Systems, Inc. and Indigo Biosystems collaborate to create improved approach to clinical toxicology and reference lab LC/MS data processing and results reporting.

Is a Hosted (SaaS) LIMS Right for You?

Posted by Leslie Colloton on March 12, 2014

Over the past 3 to 5 years hosted software, or software hosted in “the cloud”, has become increasingly popular in the laboratory informatics space. Many LIMS vendors now offer a hosted model to their customers, however the cloud may not be the right choice for every laboratory. When deciding whether this platform is right for you lab you must weigh the pros and cons.

Common Pain Points when Finding a LIMS

Posted by Leslie Colloton on March 10, 2014

A Laboratory Information Management System can be a lifesaver for a lab that does not have one. Properly implemented, a LIMS can increase productivity and efficiency almost immediately after installation as well as automate data management. But, just as with any decision, finding the right LIMS for your lab can be complicated. The most common pain points in regards to finding a LIMS software are choosing a vendor/pricing and implementation of the new system.

What is a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)?

Posted by Leslie Colloton on February 20, 2014

A Laboratory Information Management System, more commonly referred to as a LIMS, is a software system designed to help manage the workflow and daily operations in a laboratory.

Common Cents Systems and Translational Software Improve Efficiency in Pharmacogenetic Testing

Posted by Leslie Colloton on February 07, 2014

(January 24, 2014)  Nashville, TN- Common Cents Systems, Inc.(ApolloLIMS) and Translational Software have successfully collaborated to improve Pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing and reporting processes. This strategic collaboration combines Apollo’s platform for operational excellence with Translational Software’s PGx decision support system to enable their customers to improve turnaround time, decrease errors, and make test results more relevant for clinicians.



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