Decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) are clinical trials that are executed in part or in whole through remote modalities, such as telemedicine, healthcare providers who travel to participants’ homes, smart phone applications, and mobile health wearables, inter alia. Bioethics Collaborative attendees will discuss questions of justice and access, privacy, oversight for research participant safety, and the changing roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in the research process, among other ethical challenges raised by DCTs.
Released on: February 2021
Developed by: MRCT Center Bioethics Collaborative
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Decentralized Clinical Trials Meeting Summary