Take a look at some of the new functionality in ZIMS for Medical, including sample storage, test result upload, improved usability and more.
Learn more about how Global Medical Resources in ZIMS for Medical can help advance animal healthcare.
In April, EAZA Academy will offer ZIMS for Medical Training, a course introducing concepts and best practices for using ZIMS for Medical. The course will cover both data entry and data retrieval. Attendees will learn how to navigate in the Medical module, input data into the eight modules such as Pharmacy, Sample Storage, and Global Medical Resources, and extract and analyze data using ZIMS reports and tools.
Data from ZIMS/Species360 will allow comparison of blood glucose levels across birds, mammals, and other vertebrates as part of this project. Researcher Danial Lyons expects to discover new insight to how species with notably high glucose levels avoid the critical medical problems caused by hyperglycemia in other species.
Uploading Antech Diagnostics lab results directly to the animal's medical records reduces manual data entry and improves the accuracy of records for zoo, aquarium, and wildlife veterinarians.
Wuppertal Zoo is one of the largest contributors of husbandry and medical information used to better understand and care for wildlife. Curators, animal care, and aquatic experts use Species360 ZIMS (the Zoological Information Management System), to enter over 150,000 husbandry and medical records for more than 800 Species.
NEW in ZIMS! Test Result Upload for Gribbles New Zealand and Gribbles Australia Zoo, aquarium, and wildlife veterinary teams can now upload Gribbles Australia test lab results directly to ZIMS for Medical. By adding lab results directly to the animal's medical records, the Test Result Upload feature reduces manual data entry and improves the accuracy of records.
Species360 product owners walk through new ZIMS for Husbandry, Medical, and Studbooks features delivered in 2020, and the roadmap ahead.
Developed with input from the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA), ZIMS for Medical - Biobank enables regional and international zoo and wildlife organizations to securely manage large sample collections across regions.
“Millions of unique samples are at the core of our ability to care for and save individual animals and species, now and far into the future. ZIMS vastly improves how the zoo, aquarium, and wildlife communities manage sample resources worldwide," said Paul Calle, Chief Veterinarian and Vice President for Health Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society.