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Leveraging technology and digital tools to (finally) increase diversity in clinical trials

April 25, 2019 - MedCity News

If used mindfully, the latest advances in technology could create a more comfortable environment in which we can begin to bring in underrepresented populations and reverse the lack of diversity in clinical trials.

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