Managing Your Lab Samples Automatically


March 26, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

 

Sponsored by
Computype
 


Symposium Course Description: 

This course is designed to provide both the neophyte and the veteran with real-world techniques for sample identification in the lab. The rationale for barcode ID will be reviewed, printing technologies evaluated, and RFID briefly assessed. In addition, an application at a leading hospital lab will be presented including the problem they were trying to solve, their automation solution, and the lessons learned. Finally, a sample management software solution will be described that offers 2,000 user-definable fields and a database that can be integrated into existing systems.

Learning Objective Bullet Points 

The attendee will be able to:

  • Describe the rationale for automatic identification in the lab
  • Determine the best sample ID method for their laboratory
  • Understand the implementation process for automation
  • Identify key requirements for an integrated software solution

Who Should Attend: 

  • Lab Managers
  • Lab Automation Engineers
  • Lab Technicians
  • Production Managers
  • General Managers

Program Agenda: 

  • Barcode Technology Overview (30 minutes- includes short Q&A Session)
  • Real World Lab Labeling & Automation (30 minutes- includes short Q&A Session)
  • Managing the Collection with Barcodes + Software (30 minutes- includes short Q&A Session)

Speaker Information: 

Bruce Wray, MBA
Market Manager Transfusion Medicine Division, Marketing
Computype Inc.
2285 West County Rd C
St Paul MN 55113
Direct: 651-635-1234
email: bruce.wray@computype.com 

Joal McAlister, MBA,
Market Manager Life Sciences Division, Marketing
Computype Inc. 2285 West County Rd C
St Paul MN 55113
Direct: 651-635-1233
email: joal.mcalister@computype.com 

Jon Bovey,
Account Manager
Dataworks Development Inc.
PO Box 174
Mountlake Terrace WA 95043
Direct: 925-673-1974
email: jon@freezerworks.com 

Moderator Information:  

Joal McAlister, MBA,
Market Manager Life Sciences Division, Marketing
Computype Inc. 2285 West County Rd C
St Paul MN 55113
Direct: 651-635-1233
email: joal.mcalister@computype.com 



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