Publications

Doctor Evidence (DRE) is a specialty evidence-based medicine (EBM) software platform and services company that provides EBM organizations with the most relevant medical evidence and sophisticated analytics to inform clinical care decisions. An innovator in technological advances to help the healthcare ecosystem find, synthesize and analyze data from public sources into actionable knowledge, the company’s dynamic platforms have been used and cited in peer-reviewed studies, conferences, and posters.

The articles, conference presentations and posters highlight the use of the DRE platforms to:

  • Automatically extract sentences pertaining to PICO elements through machine learning
  •  Use advanced search filters to provide literature surveillance
  •  Conduct transparent meta-analyses to inform treatment decisions
  •  Contribute 2 million data points from peer-reviewed articles, clinical research studies, conference proceedings, epidemiology statistics, and drug label data to IBM Watson
  •  Create and update evidence-based guidelines.

Using the analyses generated by DREs products and services, the DRE team supports high impact publication strategy, development and submission to leading journals and scientific congresses. DRE's software delivers content for industry-leading systematic review and scientific publications, including presentations and posters for EBM conferences.

DRE also partners with an extensive network of EBM, academic, and key opinion leaders and authors, including McMaster University and US Evidence-based Practice Centers (e.g., Brown University, Oregon Health & Science University). Our leading author and publication partners span the globe in all key areas, including diagnostic, treatment, epidemiological, risk factors, humanistic, and economic analysis.
Browse our library of peer-reviewed publications, conferences, and presentations.

PUBLICATIONS

Pacing as a Treatment for Reflex-Mediated (Vasovagal, Situational, or Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity) Syncope: A Systematic Review for the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Syncope.

AUTHOR:Chen, Y., Miller, A.L., Amy, Noseworthy, P.A., Slotwiner, D. J., Thiruganasambandamoorthy,V.
Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
YEAR: 2017
Web-link: http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/early/2017/03/03/j.jacc.2017.03.004
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Evaluation of Clinical Endpoints as Surrogates for Survival in Patients Treated with Immunotherapies.

AUTHOR:Kaufman,H., Schwartz, L.H.,. William, W.N., Sznol, M, del Aguila, M., Whittington, C., Fahrbach, K,, Xu, Y., Masson, E., Dempster, S., and Vergara-Silva, A. L.
Journal: Journal of Clinical Oncology 35. (suppl; abstr e14557)
YEAR: 2017
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Respiratory syncytial virus hospitalization and mortality: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

AUTHOR:Stein, R.T., Bont, L.J., Zar, H., Polack, F.P., Park, C., Claxton, A., Borok, G., Butylkova, Y., and Wegzyn, C.
Journal: Pediatric Pulmonology. 2016 Oct 14. doi: 10.1002/ppul.23570.
YEAR: 2016
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Development of System-Level Performance Measures for Evaluation of Models of Care for Inflammatory Arthritis in Canada.

AUTHOR:Barber, C.E., Marshall, D.A., Mosher, D.P., Akhavan, P., Tucker, L., Houghton, K., Batthish, M., Levy, D.M., Schmeling, H., Ellsworth, J. and Tibollo, H.
Journal: The Journal of rheumatology (2016): jrheum-150839
YEAR: 2016
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Extracting PICO Sentences from Clinical Trial Reports using Supervised Distant Supervision.

AUTHOR: Wallace, B.C., Kuiper, J, Sharma, A, Marshall, I.J. and Zhu, M.B.
Journal: Journal of Machine Learning Research. (2016).
YEAR: 2016
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Recommendations for kidney disease guideline updating: a report by the KDIGO Methods Committee.

AUTHOR: Uhlig, K., Berns, J.S., Carville, S., Chan, W., Cheung, M., Guyatt, G.H., Hart, A., Lewis, S.Z., Tonelli, M., Webster, A.C. and Wilt, T.J.
Journal: Kidney international 89.4 (2016): 753-760.
YEAR: 2016
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Patient Outcomes of Hip Resurfacing Compared to Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review.

AUTHOR: Pykerman, K., Frank, C., Noseworthy, T., Lorenzetti, D., Werle, J., Wasylak, T., Dick, D.A., O'Connor, G. and Marshall, D.
Journal: Value in Health 16.3 (2013): A217-A218.
YEAR: 2013
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Assessing Janus Kinase Inhibitor's Place in Therapy in Established Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients-From a Simplified Indirect Comparison Versus Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors to a Bayesian Probability of Response-The Value Of Transparency.

AUTHOR: Ingham, M.P., Song, P., Cartier, S., Lawson-Remer, K. and Murray, E.
Journal: Arthritis and Rheumatism. Vol. 65. 111 River St, Hoboken 07030-5774, Nj Usa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. Presented at the 2013 Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) meeting, October 16-18 in San Diego, California.
YEAR: 2013
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Demonstration of an Online Tool to Assist Care Formulary Evidence-based Decision-making: Meta-analysis of Topical Prostaglandin Analog Efficacy.

AUTHOR: Kymes, S.M., Burk, C., Feinman, T., Williams, J.M. and Hollander, D.A.
Journal: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, 2011; 7: 283–290. Published online 2011 July 12.
YEAR: 2011
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Cost-offset analysis: bimatoprost versus other prostaglandin analogues in open-angle glaucoma.

AUTHOR: Berenson, K.L., Kymes, S., Hollander, D.A., Fiscella, R., Burk, C. and Patel, V.D.
Journal: The American journal of managed care 17.9 (2011): e365-74.
YEAR: 2011
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PRESENTATIONS

Term Indexing Technology to Support the Feasibility Assessment of a Benefit-Risk Network Meta-Analysis.

AUTHOR:Snyder, S., Bhattacharya, M., Hendricskon, B., Butylkova, K., Lievano, F., Scarazzini, L.
CONFERENCE: Drug Information Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
DATE: June, 2017
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Terminology Management in Guideline Development: Early Versus Late Binding of Synonyms.

AUTHOR: Whittington, C.J., Lewis, S.Z., Byers, S., Clausel, A., Crumrine, A., Franek, J., Murray, E., Sayre, T., Battista, R., Feinman, T.
CONFERENCE: Guidelines International Network Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PN.
DATE: September 28, 2016.
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Digital Approaches to Analyzing Evidence in Support of Personalized Oncology Guidelines.

AUTHOR: Diekemper, R., Lewis, S.Z.
CONFERENCE: Guidelines International Network Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PN.
DATE: September 28, 2016.
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Medical Terminology Management in Evidence Synthesis: Early Versus Late Binding.

AUTHOR: Whittington, C., Lewis, S.Z., Sayre, T. and Battista, R.
CONFERENCE: AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA.
DATE: June 27, 2016.
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IBM Watson Mega Analytical Database Supports Healthcare Solutions

AUTHOR: Lewis, S.L., Whittington, C., Feinman, T. and Battista, R.
CONFERENCE: 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination in Health; Co-Hosted by the National Institutes of Health and Academy/Health. Washington, DC.
DATE: Dec 14-15, 2015.
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Technologies That Improve Systematic Reviews: Rapid Reviews Lose Their Appeal.

AUTHOR: Lewis, Sandra Z.
CONFERENCE: Guidelines International Network Annual Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
DATE: Oct 7-10, 2015.
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Integrating the Power of Technology into Healthcare System Redesigns for Quality and Patient Care Improvement.

AUTHOR: Lewis, S.L., Whittington, C., Feinman, T. and Battista, R.
CONFERENCE: Concordium 2015. Crystal City, VA.
DATE: September 12-13, 2015.
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Innovative Technology for the Development and Application of Living Evidence-based Guidelines.

AUTHOR: Lewis, Sandra Z.
CONFERENCE: Association for Subscription Agents and Intermediaries Annual. London, UK.
DATE: Feb 16-17, 2015.
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Systematic Reviews: How Accurate Are They and Can We Do Better?

AUTHOR: Borok, G., Feinman, T. and Tam, I.
CONFERENCE: Guidelines International Network Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
DATE: Aug 20-23, 2014.
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Using Technology to Increase the Reliability of Systematic Reviews.

AUTHOR: Lewis, S.Z., Borok, G., Feinman, T., Golob, M., and Lawson-Remer, K.
CONFERENCE: Guidelines International Network Annual Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
DATE: Aug 20-23, 2014.
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Assessing Janus Kinase Inhibitor's Place in Therapy in Established Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients-From a Simplified Indirect Comparison Versus Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors to a Bayesian Probability of Response-The Value of Transparency.

AUTHOR: Ingham, M.P., Song, P., Cartier, S., Lawson-Remer, K. and Murray, E.
CONFERENCE: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) meeting, San Diego, California.
DATE: October 16-18, 2013.
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Patient Outcomes of Hip Resurfacing Compared to Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review.

AUTHOR: Pykerman, K., Frank, C., Noseworthy, T., Lorenzetti, D., Werle, J., Wasylak, T., Dick, D.A., O'Connor, G. and Marshall, D.
CONFERENCE: ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana.
DATE: May 18-22, 2013
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Methods for Comparative Effectiveness Research.

AUTHOR: Wei, W., Frimpter, J., Edwardson, K., Mitchell, D., and Savella, M.G.
CONFERENCE: Society for Medical Decision Making. Phoenix, AZ.
DATE: Oct 17-20, 2012.
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