OpenSpecimen Helps Streamlining Biobanking at Washington University

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) is a leading research institution located in the vibrant biotech community of St. Louis, Missouri. WUSM consistently ranks in the top 10 American medical schools for research and receives significant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The school’s research spans a wide range of diseases including cancer, […]

OpenSpecimen Helps SAHMRI (Adelaide) Manage Large Sample Inventory

Background The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) translates research into health solutions for the community. SAHMRI is an integrated facility in the heart of Adelaide with research labs and a Wellbeing and Resilience Centre in the same building, right next to the Royal Adelaide Hospital. The independent institute focuses on Aboriginal health, […]

sample management software SAHMRI

Mazumdar Shaw Medical Foundation adopts OpenSpecimen

The Mazumdar Shaw Medical Foundation (MSMF) is part of Narayana Health, India’s second largest healthcare provider. MSMF’s mission is to discover new tools to better detect and treat cancer and other diseases. To achieve this goal, they have built a state-of-the-art hospital, the Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, with integrated research facilities, the Mazumdar Shaw Center […]

OpenSpecimen-OpenClinica Integration Poster by FIND Diagnostics at ISBER Conference

Anna Mantsoki and Stefano Ongarello from FIND Diagnostics (Geneva) presented a poster on “OpenSpecimen and OpenClinica integration” at ISBER 2018. FIND Diagnostics uses OpenSpecimen to manage large multi-site clinical studies across multiple countries across the globe and OpenClinica to capture participants’ clinical data.  Refer to the poster to understand how the integration works and how […]

OpenSpecimen v5.0 Release

We are happy to announce the release of OpenSpecimen v5.0 with many new features, improvements, and bug fixes. The main focus of v5.0 is to make OpenSpecimen user interface highly configurable to mimic site-specific workflows. What is new in v5.0? Reserve specimens for a distribution protocol for future distribution. Supplies management help you track inventory […]

February (2018) highlights

Krishagni is happy to announce the release of version v4.3 with new features, bug fixes and other improvements.   For further details: https://www.openspecimen.org/openspecimen-v4-3-release/ Next release: OpenSpecimen v5.0 – April 2018 We have already started working on v5.0. Please let us know if you have any enhancement request or user feedback that we can include in v5.0. […]

OpenSpecimen EPIC integration

Overview EPIC contains demographics and clinical data about patients. Integrating EPIC with OpenSpecimen will ensure high-quality data, avoid manual data entry errors and save data entry time of end users. This document explains the different ways in which EPIC and OpenSpecimen can be integrated. HL7 based integration EPIC will send HL7 messages (ADT) to OpenSpecimen […]

OpenSpecimen Community Meet 2017

The OpenSpecimen Community Meet 2017 was held in Miami on Sep 18-19. The informal meeting notes can be found here: click here. Attendees: Krishagni: Srikanth Adiga, Poornima Govindrao Washington University: Dave Mulvihill, Lee Myrick, Anu Vadakkumcheril University of Utah: Scott Claerhout, Randy K. Madsen Thomas Jefferson: John Reber Allegheny Health Network: Michael Anderson Jewish McGill: Kerry McKenna […]