What are the top trends/reasons that have impacted the discipline of medical affairs and its function within the biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics industries and why is outsourcing of this function so desirable?
The medical affairs function is increasingly playing a more vital role within today’s pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostic companies. Furthermore, the role of medical affairs activities are expanding both earlier and later across the lifecycle of a company’s product. This expanded role is largely a result of practicing physician’s desire to be and remain more clinically aware and educated about new treatment concepts…
Medical Affairs Role Throughout the Product Lifecycle
Beth Price, Executive VP, TMAC. The Medical Affairs Company (TMAC) provides the biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostics industries with outsourced field-based medical (MSLs, NEs, CSs) and medical communications (medical information call center, pharmacovigilance and medical writing) services. For more information, visit www.TheMedicalAffairsCompany.com