By Jim Munz
When I was young, I sometimes got spooked by “the thing in the closet.” Once I learned about the boogeyman, it was easy to imagine him hiding in the shadows. Yet, when the morning came, it always turned out to be just clothing in the closet. This comes to mind when discussing “bring your own device” (BYOD) in clinical research. There are many myths and assumptions about the requirements for using patients’ devices, and it’s time to shed light on BYOD so the industry can execute faster, more efficient clinical trials.