Survey says drug commercialization should stretch back, incorporate digital insights for doctors
The best time for pharma companies to start talking to doctors about a new drug is about 18 months before launch, according to new survey data.
While that may sound like a long time out, and well before the FDA has weighed in on whether the drug is a go or no-go, it’s what surfaced from physicians’ interviews and surveys in PRECISIONeffect’s latest quarterly platform data.
“Doctors are aware of what’s happening at the FDA and they’re aware what pharma is allowed to do and what they’re not allowed to do. But around that critical point between Phase II and Phase III, doctors want to start hearing from the company around the science,” said John Fitzpatrick, SVP of omnichannel engagement.
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