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• Data and results storage .
• Data exchange ( especially electronic ).
Introduction to the LIMS & Other Information Systems :
This course provides an overview of the laboratory information management system ( LIMS ) and other information systems playing a key role in laboratory informatics . Learners explore LIMS functionality , the role of the LIMS in interoperability , various regulations and standards and the steps involved in LIMS implementation .
Public Health Informatics Community
This online gathering place on APHL ’ s ColLABorate platform is part of APHL ’ s ongoing effort to help coordinate informatics strategies , needs , challenges and solutions across the public health landscape . Members can engage one another in discussions , pose questions , seek and provide guidance , explore resources , and learn of other engagement opportunities like events , trainings , workgroups , presentations and conferences .
Interoperability Forum
This quarterly convening of the public health laboratory informatics community features demonstrations and presentations from member laboratories on their solutions to common challenges . This opportunity for laboratories to share their successes and stories also provides space for participants to ask questions , connect and form relationships . Topics have included systems implemented to respond to the high volume of COVID-19 testing and web portals for ETOR and data exchange . Planning for a session on next-generation sequencing is currently underway . For more information or to get involved , e-mail Rachel . Shepherd @ aphl . org . g


The Public Health Pricing List

The Public Health Pricing List is a membersonly listing of discounts and special offers that APHL negotiates with corporate partners .
you can get special pricing for instruments , service agreements , equipment , testing supplies , PPE and more , from companies such as Bio-Rad , Luminex , Roche Diagnostics , QIAGEN , Promega , SCIEX and Waters .

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Log in to APHL . org and visit MyAPHL Your Resources > Member Resources > My APHL

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Save Up to 50 %

This list is only available to the APHL member representatives and member associates that have been given membership rights under your lab ’ s APHL membership .
For more information about the public health pricing list discount offerings , please contact Camille Walker , Manager , Corporate Relations , camille . walker @ aphl . org .
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