Successful first stage of the Living Evidence Project sets the ground for major innovations in evidence synthesis

The first stage of the Living Evidence project culminated last week, after almost a year of collaboration between Epistemonikos Foundation and researchers from the IIB Sant Pau University of Barcelona and the Cochrane Iberoamerica team. This initiative was created to support decision-making in health through the creation of models and strategies for synthesis, as well…

Scientifically Proven, our analysis of treatments against COVID-19 nominated for the Gabo Foundation 2021 award

The Gabo Foundation created by Gabriel García Márquez gives this award to recognize the contribution of communicators in 4 different categories. Scientifically Proven ranks the most talked-about COVID-19 treatments using and summarizing the best available evidence. The dashboard was co-created by Fundación Epistemonikos and Salud con Lupa.   How to navigate the flood of ​​evidence…

Clinical recommendations map allows evidence-based contextualization for decisions in health using L·OVE Platform

During the COVID19 pandemic, health professionals, authorities and researchers have faced an important challenge: to find reliable sources of evidence-based, trustworthy recommendations that are relevant to their local contexts and lead to better-informed decisions.   In order to address this challenge, an international group of researchers, which includes the Epistemonikos methodology team, led by our…

Living Evidence project will train European organisations to incorporate L·OVE Platform in evidence synthesis process

This week was the official launch of ‘Living Evidence’, an international project where Epistemonikos Foundation holds a key role. The project aims to train different European organisations that work on evidence synthesis to support health decision-making, in using tools and methodologies that will allow them to keep those reviews always updated.   The initiative includes…

Study about duplication in evidence production is selected for the James Lind Library as a historical record

A few weeks ago, the prestigious JAMA Network Journal published an observational comparative study of systematic reviews that revealed the enormous overproduction of evidence on COVID-19, as well as the duplicity of subjects in research and the great problem that this has brought when trying to ensure exhaustivity in evidence synthesis, using traditional synthesis methods.…

Scientific article explains how Epistemonikos became the largest database of systematic reviews in health

Since it was launched in 2009, Epistemonikos Database has become the world’s largest repository of systematic reviews relevant for health decision-making. The details behind this achievement were recently published in BMC Medical Research Methodology, in an article explaining how this technological tool works and has evolved to become this worldwide used resource. The article (that…