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Hear from leaders around the globe as they share insights about their experiences and lessons learned throughout their certification journey.
This is an On-demand
recording from March 2020.
The 26 May 2020 deadline for EU MDR implementation is
quickly approaching along with the need to conduct and maintain living
literature reviews. As a regulatory professional, you may be struggling to find
ways to meet the new—and vastly increased—requirement for clinical evidence.
With time at a premium and CER experts even more so, you need to focus on
creating efficiencies in the literature review process.
According to a recent RAPS/KPMG survey, a whopping 83% of
respondents cited “remediating and managing updates to technical files and
Clinical Evaluation Reports” as a significant challenge. This webcast will
review simple, pragmatic approaches and tools to focus on the high value work
of CER preparation by reducing the time to complete low value administrative
tasks such as retrieval and management of references/citations and full text
articles in living literature reviews.
Intermediate: Content is designed based upon the
assumption that individuals have basic knowledge of the topic(s) and/or
demonstrated competence related to the topic(s). Higher-level concepts are
introduced during lectures; exercises requiring synthesis and/or application of
concepts are incorporated into the activity.
Who Should Attend?
Peter O'Blenis, chief executive officer, Evidence
Peter O’Blenis co-founded Evidence Partners in 2008 to
develop leading edge technology that helps researchers deliver higher quality
evidence, faster. The company’s core product, DistillerSR, is now the world’s
most widely used literature review software.
As a pioneer in literature review automation, Peter’s
passion for the subject has made him a sought-after speaker and resource. He
has worked with over 250 research groups around the globe since 2001 and has
published extensively on best practices and methodologies for using technology
to improve the review process.
Peter previously held senior management roles with Oracle,
WebGain, Mitel, and Flick Software. He holds an MBA from Queen’s University and
a Bachelor of Computer Science from Carleton University.
Rogier van Erkel, chief sales officer, Research
Mr. van Erkel has 12 years of sales management experience at
Elsevier, an information and analytics company, and one of the world's major
providers of scientific, technical and medical information. In his most recent
role, he served as sales director, leading a global team and agent network. He
managed a diverse sales portfolio consisting of four product groups selling to
businesses all over the world. In that role, he specialized in information
products, input for discovery tools and solutions to optimize and maximize
customer workflow. He also served in other senior sales roles in Elsevier and
before that, managed sales and operations teams for five years at Renewi
(formerly Van Gansewinkel), a leading waste management company operating across
Europe. Mr. van Erkel earned his degree from the University of Amsterdam and
his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Hanze University of Applied