What Physicians Want! A Publicis Selling Solutions White Paper Results of a Sermo Hot Spot Physician Survey Source: NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --- http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleID=607458&categoryid=9&newsletter=1
A wide variety of medical specialists completed the survey; the top five included: Internal Medicine 20.2% Family Medicine 15.4% Psychiatry 9.6% Pediatrics 9.1% Emergency Medicine 5.8% Other respondents included: Allergy and Immunology (1.0%), Anesthesiology (1.9%), Cardiology (0.5%), Critical Care (0.5%), Dermatology (1.0%), Endocrinology (1.0%), Gastroenterology (2.4%), Geriatrics (1.0%), Gynecology (1.0%), Hematology/Oncology (2.9%), Infectious Disease (1.0), Meds/Peds (2.9%), Nephrology (1.4%), Orthopedics (0.5%), Otolaryngology (1.9%), Pain Medicine (0.5%), Pathology (1.0%), Physiatry (1.0%), Pulmonology (0.5%), Radiation Oncology (1.9%), Radiology (1.9%), Rheumatology (1.4%), Other (3.8%; included General Surgery, Geriatric Psychiatry, Hospital Medicine, Interventional Radiology, and Surgery)
One of major conclusions was: Evidence based medicine means pharma companies will strive to provide independent 3 rd party information that will help physicians make optimal decisions for their patients
Further … according to a report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) * Smaller, Refocused Sales-force Will Enable Pharma Companies to Create Greater Value for Patients Smaller sales-force also means pharma companies need to provide their sales-force with strong tools * The current role of the pharmaceutical industry's sales and marketing workforce will be replaced by a new model over the next ten years as the industry shifts from a mass-market to a target-market approach that will drive revenue growth in the industry and create value for patients..
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