Jennifer Baguss

As a marketing specialist, Jennifer Baguss brings years of digital content writing and marketing experience to the EP team. Her background in journalism makes her a thoughtful and concise writer with a keen interest in taking complicated concepts and making them easily digestible for those who wish to learn. When she's not writing, you can catch her on two wheels, mountain biking, road biking, and even fat biking in the winter!

Recent Posts

What Happens if You Fail an EU MDR Audit

By Jennifer Baguss

EU MDR is coming into effect in a few short months, and you’ve probably been working overtime to make sure your medical device meets the new compliance standards. But what happens if you don’t meet the requirements? It’s something we don’t want to think about, but it could be the reality if you...

A Closer Look at Natural Language Processing in Systematic Reviews

By Jennifer Baguss

For some, the hesitation to trust artificial intelligence (AI) in systematic reviews comes from not fully understanding the technology that powers it. For example, when we say DistillerSR uses “natural language processing,” what does that really mean in practical terms? In this post, we’re...

What Will Happen to Legacy Products Under EU MDR?

By Jennifer Baguss

Products in the medical industry that were made before applicable standards or regulations came into effect are known as legacy products or grandfathered products. Since these products pre-date specific directives, they are often exempt from meeting the new regulations and are still allowed to...

Dual Screening in Your Systematic Review Process: Is it Worth the Time?

By Jennifer Baguss

For this blog, we spoke with EP Research Product Specialist, Jennifer Tetzlaff about the challenges and benefits of independent dual screening in a systematic review.

Dual independent screening in your systematic review process is undoubtedly considered a best practice. But for some research...

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Researchers

By Jennifer Baguss

What sneaks up faster than the May 2020 EU MDR deadline? The holidays, of course! If you’re stumped on what to get the researcher or academic in your life, or if you are a researcher whose family and friends keep asking for your wish list, you’re in luck! We polled our office to find the best...

Why the Risk Management Process Needs Systematic Reviews

By Jennifer Baguss

Many industries that undertake policy and guideline creation perform some type of risk assessment. It could be identifying and quantifying specific risks relating to a company and its stakeholders, or a broader mandate to assess risk and harm in the general population. Regardless of its purpose,...

Systematic Literature Review Essentials For Regulatory Pros

By Jennifer Baguss

In today’s fast changing regulatory landscape, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Regulatory bodies are placing manufacturer data and submissions under the proverbial microscope to make sure nothing is amiss. Adopting a rigorous and transparent systematic literature review process is one way that...

What’s New In DistillerSR: Makeover Time!

By Jennifer Baguss

Over the weekend, we launched one of our most ambitious and exciting DistillerSR releases yet. You’ve probably noticed that the look and feel of DistillerSR has changed, and in this post, we're going to give you a run-down of all the updates we’ve made to DistillerSR:

Not Just Black and White: Using Grey Literature in Your Research

By Jennifer Baguss

A comprehensive systematic review takes literature and data from a broad spectrum of sources and uses it to answer a clearly-defined, specific question. But one source is making waves in research these days: grey literature. What is it? How do you use it? What are the benefits and challenges of...

How to Save Time and Money with Your Full-Text Reference Procurement

By Jennifer Baguss

If you ask any research team what their biggest challenge is, chances are it will be the amount of time required to complete their work. When conducting a systematic review, full-text reference procurement can be particularly time-consuming. It can also be an extremely costly endeavour!