LIMS is the acronym for a Laboratory Information Management System.
This is a software-based solution with features that support a modern laboratory’s operation.
A proper LIMS provides at least the following core functionality:
Sample management is the primary function of a LIMS. From login of a sample or specimen to disposal, the LIMS will keep track of all activity associated with the sample.
The LIMS should provide the ability to create new reports and modify existing reports.
Transfer data automatically between the LIMS and instruments in the laboratory.
Enterprise Application Integration
The ability to export LIMS data to other critical business applications within the organization.
The ability to generate an audit trail of a sample’s journey through the laboratory.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Question: How do I get started with my LIMS project?
Answer: Download the ATL Roadmap to LIMS Success Guide
ATL has created a 28-page step-by-step guide that organizations can use to plan the selection and implementation of a LIMS. This guide is designed as a workbook that will walk you through a LIMS project – from defining project scope through final deployment
Question: How do I select the right LIMS for my laboratory?
Answer: Download the ATL poster whitepaper “It’s Time to Buy a LIMS: Words of Advice for Both Novice and Experienced Buyers”
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