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Oct 25 2017   6:57PM GMT

clinical trial

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A clinical trial, also known as a clinical research study, is a protocol for evaluating the effects of experimental medical or behavioral interventions on health outcomes. Continued…

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“Pharmacovigilance software analytics systems have become increasingly important in light of tighter regulation of the life sciences industry — and incidents such as a recent French clinical trial in which a person died and five were hospitalized.” – Shaun Sutner

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Ongoing clinical studies show new value for patient social networks
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