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APRIL 2020 Research Alert

This month we added five new studies to the Best Practice Database, the research repository for Best Practices, LLC. This month's new studies focus on three topical areas: Field Medical Teams, in particular Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs); Thought Leader management; and Medical Affairs training. The first two new studies deal with managing MSLs in the APAC region (which includes China, India, Australia and Japan in these studies); the first document covers resourcing field medical operations in these countries and the second study deals with alignment and assessment. The next two new studies deal with thought-leader management with the third document covering structure and coordination and the fourth document examining services and the role of technology. The last new document addresses Medical Affairs training oversight and curriculum.

The new Best Practices, LLC studies listed below under Newly Added Research explore how leading companies have made their operations more effective across these different areas.

Download: APAC MSL Excellence: Optimizing Resources for field medical operations in Asia-Pacific (5607)

The regulatory and cultural dynamics within the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region shape how pharmaceutical companies utilize their medical science liaisons (MSLs) in thought leader interactions in these countries. This research examines how leading companies allocate critical resources across core markets in the APAC region.

Download: APAC MSL Excellence: Optimizing Alignment and Assessment for field medical operations in Asia-Pacific (5608)

The country-specific dynamics of Asia-Pacific (APAC) region encourages pharmaceutical field medical teams to have appropriate alignment in each country to ensure the team’s success. This study shows how leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies structure, align and support their MSL teams in the APAC region.

Download: Thought-leader Management Excellence: Structure, Coordination and Communication for High-Performing External Stakeholder Engagement System (5609)

Forward-thinking companies have built highly coordinated, well-administered, and optimally structured thought-leader management systems to nurture the right relationships with the right thought leaders at the right times. Best Practices, LLC conducted this research to help Medical Affairs leaders develop optimal thought-leader management systems across key program dimensions.

Download: Thought-leader Management Excellence: Services, Technology Enablement and Assessing External Stakeholder Engagement Success (5610)

Thought-leader engagement and management is a critical component of success in the biopharmaceutical industry. Companies must have technologically-enabled and data-backed thought-leader management systems to develop relationships. This benchmarking research enables leaders to assess the impact of engagement, technology enablement and performance measurement of their thought-leader management systems.

Download: Best Practices for Developing Medical Affairs Professionals: Training Oversight and Curriculum (5611)

Top biopharma companies have built high-impact training and development programs to help Medical Affairs professionals succeed in their critical, multifaceted roles. Best Practices, LLC undertook this study to help companies maximize the benefits of their training and development programs and to create effective training oversight and curriculums.