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CliniSys Acquires ApolloLIMS

NEWS: APRIL 12, 2022 CliniSys Acquires ApolloLIMS To Grow Community and Public Health Diagnostics Capability Acquisition confirms CliniSys Group as a market leader in public health and toxicology diagnostics in North America and provides springboard for global growth. CliniSys has acquired ApolloLIMS, a leading provider of laboratory information management systems based in Nashville, Tennessee, and […]

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Mark-Spencer

NEWS: FEBRUARY 3, 2022 CliniSys hires Mark Spencer as Senior Vice President of Global Strategy CliniSys hires Mark Spencer as Senior Vice President of Global Strategy. The appointment follows CliniSys’ recent acquisition of HORIZON Lab Systems and merger with Sunquest Information Systems. Mark will play a critical role in integrating these business lines and product […]

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Clinisys

NEWS: JANUARY 5, 2022 Horizon is now part of Clinisys HORIZON is now part of CliniSys: CliniSys, with offices in the UK, Europe, and (Sunquest) North America, is the world’s leading laboratory diagnostics and informatics solutions provider, serving laboratories across the public health ecosystem and specializations within healthcare. https://www.clinisysgroup.com/en/news/clinisys-acquires-horizon-lab-systems/ […]

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Save Trees

BLOG: OCTOBER 25, 2021 Save Trees! Save Trees! (and money, errors, and headaches) Going paperless. That’s been a call of many different computer systems for year, especially LIMS. And yes, there is a real, tangible benefit based on the cost savings involved in less paper. It manifests itself quickly and is completely sustainable. It is […]

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End Of 2021 Conference Schedule

BLOG: OCTOBER 15, 2021 COME JOIN US! Come see HORIZON! We will be exhibiting at three conferences here in short order: FSEA – Florida Society of Environmental Analysts conference is being held in Daytona Beach, FL Oct 20th through the 21st. This is a regional, well attended conference where we get to see both prospects […]

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Horizon Technology Forum 2022

BLOG: OCTOBER 15, 2021 TECH FORUM 2022 Register now for the 2022 Horizon Technology Forum The HORIZON Tech Forum is back! Join us Monday, April 25th through Thursday, April 28th, 2022 at Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, 400 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, Florida 33767. The Forum includes training sessions and breakouts focused on detailed features and improvements with useful […]

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Telerik Interview With Horizon

BLOG: OCTOBER 15, 2021 TELERIK CASE STUDY – HORIZON LAB SYSTEMS IMPROVES REPORTING PERFORMANCE 15 TIMES WITH TELERIK REPORTING The associated reporting from samples is critical for HORIZON’s bottom line. As the end deliverable to customers, it often needed to be highly customized. Having the need for an enhanced and extensively configurable reporting tool, HORIZON […]

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HORIZON’s Conversion to Telerik Reporting to Improve System Performance

BLOG: JUNE 28, 2021 HORIZON’s Conversion to Telerik Reporting to Improve System Performance Words by Our Customers: HORIZON’s Conversion toTelerik Reporting Let’s take a look at how HORIZON converted to using Telerik Reporting for all their report-writing needs. HORIZON Lab Systems first started working with Telerik DevCraft toolbox and Kendo UI libraries in 2015. When the […]

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Topics from the Bench How Infectious Disease Outbreaks Have Shaped the DC Public Health Laboratory

EVENTS: MAY 3, 2021 How Infectious Disease Outbreaks Have Shaped the DC Public Health Laboratory Katherine Morris has worked with the Public Health Laboratory in Washington, D.C. in several capacities for over 4 years. With a background in Epidemiology, Katherine began working with the DC Public Health Laboratory in 2016, amidst the Zika virus outbreak.  […]

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Electronic Signatures within the HORIZON LIMS

EVENTS: APRIL 22, 2021 Electronic Signatures within the HORIZON LIMS Electronic signatures (eSignatures, e-signatures or eSigs) within the HORIZON LIMS/LIS comply with the FDA guidelines for electronic records and signatures (ERES) in Title 21 CFR Part 11 which defines the criteria under which electronic records and electronic signatures are considered trustworthy, reliable, and equivalent to […]

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Topics from the Bench Does Laboratory Accreditation Make a Difference?

EVENTS: APRIL 16, 2021 Topics from the Bench Does Laboratory Accreditation Make a Difference? Does Laboratory Accreditation Make a Difference? ABSTRACT Since its inception, individuals active in the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) have struggled to try and find information to convince others that the program improves data quality. Over the years, various surveys […]

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13.1 Released

NEWS: MARCH 26, 2021 13.1 Released! The Development Team is very happy to announce that HORIZON v13.1 is now ready for production release! Building on the v13 base release, 13.1 includes many new features including: • Equipment management• Forecasting based on expected pre-login samples• Scanning configuration for COC templates, as well as viewing the COC […]

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Topics from the Bench LIMS Validation in a non-pharmaceutical setting

EVENTS: MARCH 11, 2021 Topics from the Bench LIMS Validation in a non-pharmaceutical setting Matthew Sica will discuss LIMS Validation in a non-pharmaceutical setting for Topics from the Bench at 2:00 p.m. ET on March 24th. Please join us! https://tinyurl.com/435md8uc Matthew Sica, the VP of Regulatory Compliance & Quality at Phase 4 Services (https://phase4services.com), comes from a laboratory […]

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HORIZON mentioned in the press

NEWS: JANUARY 28, 2021 HORIZON mentioned in the press! Please read the following news article to learn more about FrontRunnerHC’s new LabXchange used at KDHE’s facility. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/frontrunnerhcs-new-electronic-order-entry-system-labxchange-helps-expedite-covid-19-testing-process-301214138.html   FrontRunnerHC, a leading software provider that helps healthcare organizations maximize reimbursements with automated solutions to verify patient information, just announced the development of a new software solution […]

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Topics from the Bench Using LIMS to Assist Laboratories in ISO/IEC Standard Compliance

EVENTS: JANUARY 14, 2021 Topics from the Bench Using LIMS to Assist Laboratories in ISO/IEC Standard Compliance Eddie Clemons will give his presentation at 2:00 p.m. EST on January 27th. Details on how to register may be seen below: This talk will discuss the requirements of ISO/IEC Standard Compliance and how a properly installed and […]

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Horizon’s LinkedIn Page

BLOG: JANUARY 11, 2021 HORIZON’s LinkedIn Page At HORIZON, we’re trying to keep all of our clients and prospects up and the latest happening. We’ve selected LinkedIn as the ideal social media platform for this use. Please follow our page at https://www.link edin.com/company/horizonlabsystems. We will try to keep this as up to date as possible with […]

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Horizon’s YouTube Page

NEWS: DECEMBER 3, 2020 HORIZON’s YouTube Page HORIZON Lab Systems is pleased to announce it has established a YouTube page for clients, prospects or those simply interested in laboratory sciences. Recorded copies from the Topics from the Bench series as well as other videos and presentations may be seen on HORIZON Lab System’s YouTube page. […]

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Topics from the bench California Society of Environmental Analysts

EVENTS: DECEMBER 2, 2020 Topics from the Bench California Society of Environmental Analysts Carolyn Ruttan has created three successful nonprofit organizations including the California Society of Environmental Analysts. After careers in aerospace, agriculture and local government, she is the Senior Program Manager for the Clear Lake Environmental Research Center (CLERC) and Technical Director of the […]

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Topics from the Bench The Importance Of Validation Studies

EVENTS: OCTOBER 30, 2020 Topics from the Bench The Importance Of Validation Studies Dr. Ed Askew of Askew Scientific Consulting LLC will discuss the importance of validation studies in LIMS to meet EPA and ISO 17025 Standards. Register in advance for this webinar: https://tinyurl.com/y5l9kp4k After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about […]

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Internal Reorganization At Horizon

NEWS: OCTOBER 1, 2020 Internal Reorganization At HORIZON It is with great excitement that HORIZON Lab Systems announces a reorganization and creation of a new department to better meet our clients’ needs starting Oct. 1st. This reorganization is based upon the significant growth seen over the last few years. The goal of this step is […]

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Modernization of Laboratories

BLOG: SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 Modernization of Laboratories Incentives to make laboratories efficient, accurate and wildly productive while lean, whether by need, choice or attrition, has been more prevalent this year than in years past. COVID-19 and the swarm of issues in its wake has spared no industry in no country. All laboratories have had to […]

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Staying Involved and Keeping Up with Industry Trends

BLOG: AUGUST 20, 2020 Staying Involved and Keeping Up with Industry Trends At HORIZON, in numerous ways. We have staff that are members of the FSEA (Florida Society of Environmental Analysts), CSEA (California Society of Environmental Analysts), CALA (Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation), TNI (The NELAC Institute), APHL (The Association of Public Health Laboratories), ACS (American […]

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Horizon LIMS Version 13 Released on Time!

NEWS: AUGUST 10, 2020 HORIZON LIMS Version 13 Released on Time! HORIZON is pleased to announce Version 13 was released today! Please see our press release:  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/horizon-announces-version-13-release-301109435.html?tc=eml_cleartime The HORIZON Development Team is very happy to announce that v13 is ready for production release! This release is jam-packed with new features. To highlight just a few: […]

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HORIZON helps streamline testing efforts with Halfpenny Technologies

NEWS: JUNE 2, 2020 HORIZON helps streamline testing efforts with Halfpenny Technologies HORIZON is pleased to be working with Halfpenny Technologies to help streamline testing efforts and automate processing. Please read the whole article at “Technology Companies Partner to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing and Results Delivery Across the U.S.”: RALEIGH, N.C., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HORIZON, a […]

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Term licenses and the COVID-19 pandemic

NEWS: MAY 27, 2020 Term licenses and the COVID-19 pandemic HORIZON Lab Systems is pleased to offer term licenses to clients that have a temporary to one-year requirement for additional laboratory staff. HORIZON has fielded many calls from our public health laboratory clients needing additional staff to have access to the LIMS to meet their […]

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Strategic Alliance with SampleServe

NEWS: APRIL 2, 2020 Strategic Alliance with SampleServe HORIZON has entered a Strategic Alliance with SampleServe located at 800 Cottageview Dr. Ste. 1090, Traverse City, MI  49684. HORIZON’s Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) has the ability to use and integrate with SampleServe’s field and reporting applications. This Alliance allows laboratories to seamlessly harness the power […]

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Our 2020 Conference Schedule

EVENTS: JANUARY 23, 2020 Our 2020 Conference Schedule Show Dates Location Website Midwest Regional Water Analysts January 24, 2020 Milwaukee, WI http://www.midwestwateranalysts.org/ TNI February 3-7, 2020 Newport Beach, CA https://www.nelac-institute.org/index.php PittCon (walk only) March 1 – 5, 2020 Chicago, IL https://pittcon.org/pittcon-2020/ MSACL US March 29 – April 2, 2020 Palm Springs, CA https://msacl.org/index.php?header=MSACL_2020_US Lab Tech […]

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Horizon Announces Latest LIMS Upgrade

NEWS: OCTOBER 4, 2019 Horizon Announces Latest LIMS Upgrade HORIZON LIMS Version 12.9 features a fully re-architected LabOnline, offering a high-performance dashboard and business intelligence (BI), a fresh look and feel, and multiple new features. A laboratory’s customers can submit collection supply requests, run ad-hoc queries downloadable to Excel, and submit both clinical and non-clinical […]

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HORIZON Moves to State-of-the-Art Office in Research Triangle Park Area

NEWS: OCTOBER 2, 2019 HORIZON Moves to State-of-the-Art Office in Research Triangle Park Area Raleigh, N.C., Oct 2, 2019 – HORIZON, a lab information management software and services company, with 30+ years of industry leadership, has relocated to a state-of-the-art facility in the Research Triangle Park area of Raleigh, North Carolina. “HORIZON has grown year-over-year […]

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Horizon Announces Latest LIMS Upgrade

NEWS: APRIL 4, 2019 Horizon Announces Latest LIMS Upgrade Today, HORIZON released the latest version of its leading laboratory information management system.  Version 12.8 includes numerous usability enhancements, including better custom grid controls, new types of dashboard widgets and a review window that makes all relevant data available with a single mouse click. “With a […]

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Register now for the 2019 Horizon Technology Forum

EVENTS: March 25, 2019 Register now for the 2019 Horizon Technology Forum The HORIZON Tech Forum is back! Join us September 30 – October 3, 2019 at The Duniway, A Hilton Hotel in Portland, Oregon. The Forum includes training sessions and breakouts focused on detailed features and improvements with useful information specific to your laboratory. You’ll have the […]

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HORIZON Announces Latest LIMS Upgrade 12.6

NEWS: MARCH 5, 2018 Horizon Announces Latest LIMS Upgrade Today, HORIZON Lab Systems released the latest version of its leading laboratory information management system.  Version 12.6 gives labs even more control by incorporating instrument integrations, logbooks and alerting into the central application interface, creating a seamless workflow and simplifying lab operations. The new release also […]

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TX Public Health Lab Chooses Horizon

NEWS: JANUARY 30, 2018 TX Public Health Lab Chooses Horizon HORIZON Lab Systems is pleased to announce its latest Public Health Laboratory Client, Tarrant County! HORIZON is now playing a critical role in monitoring water quality, dairy and emerging biothreat agents in parts of Texas. The large public health lab in Tarrant County recently selected […]

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Horizon Named 2017 Top 10 LIMS Solution Provider by Pharma Tech Outlook

NEWS: NOVEMBER 22, 2017 HORIZON Named “2017 Top 10 LIMS Solution Provider” by Pharma Tech Outlook HORIZON, a lab information management system (LIMS) created by Red Arrow Labs, has been named a “2017 Top 10 LIMS Solution Provider” by Pharma Tech Outlook. The organization released their rankings after a national review by CEOs, CIOs, venture […]

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Horizon announces important software updates

NEWS: OCTOBER 3, 2017 Horizon announces important software updates Today the HORIZON development team released version 12.5 of its Lab Information Management System. The update adds numerous system enhancements designed to improve efficiency and effectiveness. “We are always listening to our clients and monitoring the industry to better understand changing needs,” says Eric Dingfelder, general manager, […]

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A Partnership With Our Clients

EVENTS: May 2, 2017 A partnership with our clients! We create technology to transform the state of healthcare. We don’t do it alone. We do it with deep insight of the industry and intelligence from our clients. So that’s why the team headed to San Antonio to meet with hundreds of lab technicians and scientists […]

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