In 1995, there were 16 million internet users — or 0.4% of the world’s population. In just 17 years, this figure has grown to 2.4 billion and 34.3% adoption. At the current rate, each year, the penetration percentage sees a 2–4% growth. Many services, such as banking, have moved towards online service models, shutting down branch offices. This has led to some countries, like Finland, for example, making access to broadband internet a basic civil right.
What does this mean for clinical trials? In this Applied Clinical Trials article, Kai Langal considers how the internet and other digital technologies have transformed — and continue to transform — patient-centric engagement. Read More