What Doctors Say Behind Your Back

Paul, Reid
July 2009
Pharmaceutical Representative;Jul2009, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p14
The article presents the factors that shape the opinions of physicians why medical access shrinks in the U.S. It notes that medical organizations call for radically redefined relationship between physicians and drug and device companies. It points out that there are opportunities influencing physicians' practices and opinions as sales representatives interact with physicians. Survey shows that representative can make big difference.


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