Doctor Evidence to Be Platinum Sponsor of the Guidelines International Network Conference in Australia This Year

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The conference theme, “Creation and Innovation: Guidelines in the Digital Age” parallels the objectives of Doctor Evidence.

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Our objective is to help globalize the evidence and localize the recommendations.

Synergies between the private/public sectors are increasingly popular in light of technology connectivity and increased transparency standards. Rarely do these objectives align as closely as this year’s partnership between Doctor Evidence LLC and the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N). Doctor Evidence will serve as the platinum sponsor of the G-I-N annual conference (August 20-23, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia) focused on how to use digital innovations to support guideline development, which aligns goals of both organizations.

Doctor Evidence’s goal is to support efforts of healthcare providers and policymakers to gain access to important evidence-based knowledge and to improve the health and well-being of patients worldwide. In that regard, Doctor Evidence has launched a suite of guideline-related products and services that compliment the work of G-I-N and its members. The GROWTH (Guideline and Research Organizations Worldwide for Transparency and Harmonization) initiatives are presented at http://www.GROWTHevidence.com. The GROWTH Map, GROWTH Network, and GROWTH Patient Network will all be showcased at the G-I-N conference. Additionally, Doctor Evidence has partnered with the MAGICApp, which offers guideline developers an integrated solution for GRADE-based evidence synthesis, guideline development, and implementation.

As a platinum sponsor of this year’s conference in Melbourne, Australia, August 20-13, 2014, Doctor Evidence will have a large booth where the GROWTH Map and technology platforms will be showcased. Representing the company will be Karin Lawson-Remer, MPH, Vice President of Clinical Affairs, and Gerald Borok, PhD, Senior Director of Client Solutions. Each will present their research during the conference. Ms. Lawson-Remer, will discuss “The Use of Technology to Increase the Reliability of Systematic Reviews” and Dr. Borok will present “Systematic Reviews: How Accurate Are They and How Can We Do Better?” These conference abstracts are posted here.

“We are proud to support the important work of the Guidelines International Network,” stated Robert Battista, CEO and co-founder of Doctor Evidence. “Our objective is to help globalize the evidence and localize the recommendations, which mirrors the commitment of G-I-N.”

About Doctor Evidence
Doctor Evidence, LLC, founded in 2004, is a leader in technological solutions for Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) with a mission to provide stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem with the most timely and relevant medical evidence and related analytics to make and inform the best clinical decisions. Historically, Doctor Evidence has been best known for the proprietary Digital Outcome Conversion (DOC™) methodology of extracting clinical data from static sources, including published studies and epidemiological databases, and creating dynamic, scientifically-curated data hubs. The digitized data can be pooled and analyzed to support the development of evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) recommendations, systematic reviews (SRs), and health technology assessments (HTAs).

About the Guidelines International Network
The Guidelines International Network’s mission is to lead, strengthen, and support collaboration in guideline development, adaptation, and implementation. As a major player on the global healthcare quality stage, G-I-N facilitates networking, promotes excellence, and helps their members create high quality clinical practice guidelines that foster safe and effective patient care. The Conference theme "Creation and Innovation: Guidelines in the Digital Age" will be the focus of presentations addressing innovative approaches to guideline development, adaptation, implementation, and integration into electronic health systems.

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