Top 5 Ways Literature Review Software Can Help You

By Susan Sykes

People who have never used literature review software often tell us that they don’t need it - they already have a process in place that works just fine. But with regulatory scrutiny increasing on the daily, maybe it’s time to look at ways to do better than“fine”.

How To Choose The Right Systematic Review Software

By Joanna Lansche

You’ve had enough. After months of struggling to collaborate with distant colleagues, wasting hours cleaning up data, and feeling like every task is taking way too long, you know you need to find help for your systematic review woes.

Systematic review software helps many reviewers increase the...

3 Ways to Save Time In Your Literature Reviews

By Joanna Lansche

We hear it over and over again: there’s not enough time. 

Demand for evidence has been increasing steadily in recent years, and it shows no signs of stopping. Evidence-based research is informing decisions and policy in a wide range of fields and is increasingly used by medical device and...

What’s New In DistillerSR: Reference Navigation Options, Email Alerts, and more

By Joanna Lansche

Ever wondered how we come up with cool new features to make DistillerSR better? We listen to you!

Our latest release, which went live on January 19, 2019, includes several new features inspired by feedback from our user community. Here’s a quick round up of what’s new and notable in this update:

Ten years old, but just getting started

By Susan Sykes

Ottawa, CANADA, December 21, 2018 - Evidence Partners is celebrating its 10th anniversary on December 22, 2018, capping a year of record sales and expansion.

HDE Tables: The Evolution of Hierarchical Data Extraction

By Joanna Lansche

During the data extraction stage of a systematic review, you’re typically dealing with one of two types of data: data that occurs only once in a study (such as the study type, size, and other characteristics), or data that repeats (such as the data collected at each time point for each...

Comparing Systematic Review Tools: Beware the Feature Matrix

By Peter O'Blenis

Whether you’re choosing your next car or replacing your worn out sneakers, it's generally a good idea to do your research before you pull out your wallet.

The same applies when looking for software to help with your systematic review process. The tools available in this space vary greatly and it...

5 Best Practices for Optimizing Your Systematic Reviews

By Peter O'Blenis

Systematic reviews are viewed as the gold standard for evidence-based research. Used in a wide variety of healthcare fields including health economics outcomes research (HEOR), regulatory compliance, guidelines development, and evidence-based medicine, they are also gaining traction as a policy...

State of the Art Literature Reviews: Why They Fail

By Susan Sykes

If you’re involved in the preparation of Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) for medical devices, you’re likely to find yourself doing a lot more literature reviews in the near future. Under the MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4 regulations that come into effect on May 26, 2020, literature reviews play an...

No Second Screener? There's A Robot For That

By Peter O'Blenis

Dual screening is a best practice for conducting systematic reviews, but there’s often not enough time or resources to have two people screen each reference. Good news: DistillerSR’s new automated screening tool, DistillerAI, can be used as the second screener. That’s right - you now have a...