Your Quick Guide To MDR-Compliant Literature Reviews

By Derek Lord

It’s crunch time. With the May 2020 EU MDR implementation deadline quickly approaching, device manufacturers are facing a dramatically increased regulatory workload. When this is multiplied by time pressures and a lack of expert resources or bandwidth, it equals an amplified risk of regulatory...

Medical Device Regulation Drives Rapid Growth For Ottawa’s Evidence Partners

By Susan Sykes

OTTAWA, CANADA, August 7, 2019 - Evidence Partners, providers of the world’s only commercially available software solution for producing regulatory compliant systematic literature reviews, a cornerstone of evidence-based research, is undertaking an aggressive growth strategy for its Ottawa-based...

AI and Systematic Reviews: What's Real and What's Not

By Peter O'Blenis

Picture it: you’re embarking on a new systematic review. The research question is timely and important, and you’re excited to see what the evidence reveals.

However, your heart sinks at the thought of the thousands of papers that you and your team are likely to sift through over the weeks and...

Here's Why You Should Stop Relying on Spreadsheets for Your Literature Review Process

By Susan Sykes

We understand—spreadsheets are readily available as part of most standard office suites and are easily ‘customized’ to do specific tasks using formulas and macros. It can be very tempting to fall back on them as your default tool for literature review – especially since they’re a familiar...

What You Need to Know About the New EU Medical Device Regulations

By Peter O'Blenis

In April 2017, the European Parliament and Council adopted two new Medical Device Regulations (MDRs). Regulation 2017/745 sets quality and safety standards for devices other than in vitro diagnostics, which are now covered by MDR 2017/746 (commonly referred to as IVDR).

Evidence Partners Launches DistillerSR Enterprise Plan

By Joanna Lansche

Ottawa, CANADA, June 27, 2019 - Evidence Partners, creators of industry’s most used software for literature review automation, today announced a new set of enterprise-level features for DistillerSR to help large teams and organizations more efficiently manage their literature reviews.

What’s New In DistillerSR: Aggregate Reporting, Global Permissions, Extended Filters and more!

By Joanna Lansche

DistillerSR got a major update over the weekend with some great new and improved features. Read on to get all the details!

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...