Although many people argue that physician detailing is inefficient, is often unproductive, and is difficult to do effectively, it is still "the best way for a doctor to find out about a product," according to Richard A. Bravasso, EVP/COO, Pharmedica Communications, LLC. He was speaking at a recent eyeforpharma conference on Sales Force Effectiveness, where he also moderated a panel of physicians who gave frank insights into what physicians want from pharmaceutical sales reps.
Two physicians -- one a specialist (cardiologist) and one a primary care physician -- offered their insights on how pharmaceutical companies can improve their relationships with physicians.
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