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Webinar: Best Practices for Integrating Automated, Rapid Technology to LIMS

Written by Rapid Micro Biosystems | Mar 30, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Like most microbiology labs, you likely have a laboratory information management system (LIMS) to help support and manage the day to day lab operations.  You may also be part of the growing group of microbial quality control professionals that are considering or implementing automated, rapid microbial methods (RMM) for your lab.  If you are interested to learn about the benefit of combining these two technologies through integration, you won't want to miss our upcoming webinar, “Best Practices for Integrating Automated, Rapid Technology to LIMS.”

An increasing number of microbial quality control labs are adopting automated RMMs to increase efficiency, reduce time to results and reduce the potential for errors. An additional opportunity exists through the interface of data between the automated RMM and LIMS. LIMS and automated RMM integration boosts the timesaving benefits for the lab by eliminating time-consuming, error-prone data entry and potentially reducing the paperwork involved the testing process.

To learn how LIMS integration can benefit your QC lab, join our free webinar April 2 at 11 AM EDT. Kham Nguyen of Rapid Micro Biosystems will lead the webinar and address the following questions:

What is automated rapid detection?

New technologies and innovative business practices have allowed labs to rethink their operations with an eye toward streamlining processes and gaining efficiencies. Automated RMM technologies automate and accelerate the traditional method, reducing resource costs while providing results in about half the time.

Why integrate to LIMS?

While LIMS systems provide significant value and automation to the lab, there are examples where data integration can enhance that value. For example, test results are typically keyed into the system, creating the potential for a keying error. By replacing manual keying data transfer between the RMM and LIMS test execution can be simplified and the potential for error reduced.

What are some best ways to engage IT?

Because interfacing between two systems involves not only processes, but technology, it is critical to involve your organization’s IT team. The event will cover some best practices for communicating with IT personnel and other key stakeholders throughout the process.

What is the validation impact of LIMS integration?

The time required to validate a technology for the lab is a top concern.  The addition of interface work could initially seem to add to that time, but options will be discussed that may limit the time impact of the integration to the overall validation process.

Ready to learn more about the practical applications of integrating a rapid method to LIMS? To register for our webinar, click here. We hope to see you there!