Medical Literature Monitoring

We offer precise and reliable discovery and retrieval of relevant content, validated tools to manage your reporting obligations and trustworthy literature review - all tailored towards monitoring literature for drug safety.

Increase compliance with comprehensive literature coverage from key biomedical databases required by regulatory and other key bodies. Our content experts and engineers add 750,000 items to the system every day and standardise the formats produced. This permits you to have up-to-date content that feeds easily into your pharmacovigilance workflow. You can choose our end-to-end suite of content, software and services tailored for drug safety monitoring and reporting, or adopt any of them separately. Most of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies use our products, as well as multiple small and medium-sized biopharma, medical device and contract research organisations.

Benefits

Content

Increase patient safety with truly comprehensive content coverage using standardised, deduplicated biomedical content required by the regulators including Medline, Embase, IPA, Biosis, Derwent Drug File conference databases and many more. With over 100 databases available, searches for signal evaluations are also supported. 

Precision Search

Dialog’s precision search is optimized for pharmacovigilance and is proven to minimize the volume of duplicated references delivered into the review process. Dialog outputs native XML enabling content to be integrated seamlessly into your Drug Safety Ecosystem. 

Alerts Manager

The Dialog Alerts Manager makes the setup, maintenance and management of alerts an easy and time-efficient activity. Pharmacovigilance searches can be scheduled run automatically on a day and time of your choosing and deliver the results directly to the Drug Safety Triager.

Output

After the references have been reviewed, those containing patient safety issues can be automatically output to seamlessly integrate with your existing Drug Safety Ecosystem. 

Validated and compliant

Reduce risk in your literature monitoring process with a fully automated workflow, and manage all incoming literature consistently, creating a systematic literature review process, with added functionality, that is fully validated and compliant

Key products

Dialog Precision Search

Dialog’s precision search is optimised for pharmacovigilance and is proven to minimize the volume of duplicated references delivered into the review process. Dialog outputs native XML so that references can be integrated seamlessly into your Drug Safety Ecosystem. Our trusted Dialog search specialists can help improve compliance by constructing audit-ready search strategies and assist in their ongoing maintenance.

Alerts Manager

The Dialog Alerts Manager makes the setup, maintenance and management of alerts an easy and time-efficient activity. Pharmacovigilance searches can be scheduled to run automatically on a day and time of your choosing and deliver the results directly to the Drug Safety Triager.

Drug Safety Triager

This is a fully validated, configurable workflow tool that drives compliance, quality and productivity. The Drug Safety Triager can be configured and scaled to suit all sizes of organisations to streamline the literature monitoring processes for ICSR, Aggregate Reports and Safety Signals.

Literature Review Services

We have a long-established Literature Monitoring Team who support customers with critical, time consuming and resource-intensive tasks within the drug safety workflow. Our process ensures that customers receive all reportable ICSRs within their required timeframe and reduces the volume of literature that must be reviewed by customer product leads/safety scientists for Aggregate Reports and Safety Signals by 70-80 percent.

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