LIMS helps laboratories comply to FDA 21 CFR Part 11 by enforcing signature policies for all electronic records. Ensuring electronic records and electronic signatures can be relied upon in the same way as paper records and handwritten signatures.
After 35 years in the Laboratory Informatics business Autoscribe Informatics have addressed multiple myths and misconceptions concerning laboratory information management systems (LIMS) and their implementation.
Implementing LIMS can be intimidating for most people. What if the cost doesn’t meet the expectation, what if the system fails, what if the work becomes too rigid and etc. There is always a risk in any business. However, take it as an investment is all about spotting potential and taking a calculated risk.
When laboratories start thinking about a laboratory information management system (LIMS) a common question they ask is ‘what is it going to cost?
As a tight labor market makes it difficult to find staff, and tougher economic conditions start to bite, laboratory managers are being forced to think hard about driving efficiency.