Understanding Software Types for Quality Management

Laboratory Informatics
Oral Presentation

Prepared by M. Sica
Phase4 Services, 85 Speen St, Framingham, MA, 01701, United States

Contact Information: msica@phase4services.com; 207-624-1532


A LIMs core function is to manage the data of the laboratory. Some LIMs systems provide additional functionality that aid in managing quality, but with many applications end-users often need to conform to the LIMs providers interpretation of how to accomplish those tasks. When you utilize a eQMS, you can create workflows for items such as corrective action, internal auditing, risk assessment, complaint tracking and equipment maintenance to match your current processes. This talk will identify the pros and cons to both types of software for managing quality in the laboratory.