Bristol Myers launches program to make clinical trials more accessible for people with disabilities
About a fourth of US adults live with some type of disability, according to the CDC. On Wednesday, Bristol Myers Squibb launched a new initiative to ensure those patients get access to clinical trials.
The pharma giant is teaming up with the nonprofit Disability Solutions to create the Disability Diversity in Clinical Trials (DDiCT) Initiative, a program that’s initially focusing on coming up with a set of recommendations for improving access, speed of enrollment and participation of people with disabilities in trials.
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