The Value of Inclusive Language in Medical Writing
As the call for better healthcare outcomes for all people grows louder, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical technology companies are looking to implement health equity initiatives to inform their research and enhance data acquisition to address health disparities. But where to start? Being versed in inclusive language best practices is foundational to these efforts.
In this webinar, our presenters will draw upon their expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusion. They will demonstrate the process of implementing inclusive language best practices for race, ethnicity, and gender identity terminology into diagnostic, medtech, and pharmaceutical research. Attendees will come away with a greater understanding of why using inclusive language is crucial in contemporary biomedical research and communications and how these best practices can strengthen demographic data-gathering methods.
From this presentation, you will learn:
- The importance of using inclusive language in medical writing and research
- Examples of preferred terminology and outdated terms to avoid
- Ways to anticipate both the challenges to and benefits of incorporating inclusive language in life science research and communications
- How RTI Health Solutions uses inclusive language best practices to advance heath equity