Connecting People and Ideas to Improve the LIMS Experience
Errors occur every day in healthcare facilities worldwide, and sometimes these errors prove fatal. Sample and Specimen identification errors are more frequent than you would believe, and are reported as the most common laboratory error.
We’re hearing a lot of buzz from our users about an emerging challenge for the water/wastewater industry – per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) testing. PFAS are man-made chemicals that have been used in industry and consumer products worldwide since the 1950s.
A recent article in European Pharmaceutical Review identified ATL as a major contributor to impressive growth in the global LIMS market-projected to reach $3.56B by 2030. ATL has been a leader in LIMS and lab automation for more than 25 years.
Today’s technology enables the creation of vast amounts of data. This data must be collected, tracked, managed, retrieved, and used to support compliance. To succeed in this environment, a LIMS is no longer a luxury but a necessity.
Your lab is barely keeping up. Work volume is increasing, resources are strained. Tools are old and outdated. Processes are manual and time-consuming. You have researched LIMS implementation and it sounds like a great solution. But is it worth the time and effort?
The term “lab of the future” is one we see often lately. What is the vision for technology that will revolutionize the way labs operate? One thing is certain– ATL will be there, providing cutting-edge automation, mobile solutions, and next-generation thinking.
In 2021, Congress passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), to address long-overlooked infrastructure needs across the U.S. These sought after resources come at a time when utilities and laboratories are being asked to do more with less.
Another year of success, wins, relationship building, and science at its best. We came together to overcome challenges of the pandemic, developed new ways to connect, and remained focused on the important work our customers and their constituents rely on.
You’ve finally decided to purchase or upgrade your LIMS. This is a complex undertaking, but if the work is done upfront, the rewards can be well worth the effort in terms of time savings, cost savings, and process improvements.
You’ve completed a needs assessment (gap analysis), identified and prioritized user needs and functionality. After a few months of planning, design, configuration, verification testing, and coding your new LIMS is ready to deploy. If you are replacing an existing...
Security breaches, malware, viruses, all common occurrences in today’s business environment. Data security a is serious matter. Exposure can have devastating consequences, both operationally and financially.
What is it? Traceability means a complete understanding of today’s complex food chain and testing at control points where contamination is likely to occur. Understanding the source of all raw ingredients, the CoA (Certificate of Analysis) report, other test results,...
Mobile technology has made our lives easier in many ways. In addition to keeping us connected on a personal level, mobile applications have improved our professional lives by simplifying and streamlining tasks. This is evident in the analytical laboratory. An increase...
Cannabis is a controlled substance, subject to additional unique requirements for tracking samples from “seed to sale”. Regulatory oversight ensures that cannabis products are properly tested for potentially harmful contaminants as well as potency. With the help of a...
Your lab is busy! Processes are manual and paper-based. There’s regulatory compliance issues to contend with. You need to act to improve data quality. Like most lab managers in this situation, you are overwhelmed, and you are unsure how to start.
Spreadsheets and laboratory notebooks have their place, but are often not sufficient in today’s complex environment. If you need to scale operations or easily find sample information to meet regulatory compliance, manual processes won’t do. Although Excel is...
As part of our strong commitment to superior support, ATL delivers Service Packs to users to fix issues and add new features to our LIMS software. The latest Service Pack includes enhancements and improvements for the Chemical Inventory module in Sample Master®. We’ve...
Successful businesses are concerned with maximizing resources, improving processes, and increasing profits. For laboratories, automation can help. ATL has led hundreds of clients through the implementation of LIMS to positively affect their bottom lines.
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