Amgen had its best year across all oncology stakeholders and jumped from fifth to third place in overall image among office-based and hospital-based oncologists. It also saw large gains in the Sales Force dimension, highlighting the impact a comprehensive approach to an office can make.
Among hematologists, it's important to note that Celgene and Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company captured two of the top five spots, challenging the perception that small companies cannot be image leaders.
"Companies are realizing that image and reputation go beyond having the most products; it's about having knowledgeable, responsive sales reps that provide the objective data oncologists want and having the support programs and information nurses and practice managers need," said Dr. Shawn Wade, vice president and head of Specialty Pharmaceuticals at Market Strategies.
For more information on this and other syndicated studies on European Oncologists/ Hematologists and top performers at ASCO, contact Brock Walter at 909.267.5443 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the StudyMarket Strategies' 2011 MSImage Oncology and Hematology Stakeholder Study was fielded via the Internet in February and March among 465 physicians, 100 oncology practice managers and 100 oncology nurses. To qualify, physicians and nurses were required to have a minimum number of oncology patients, spend at least 50 percent of their time in patient care and have exposure to sales representatives. To qualify as a practice manager, respondents were required to work in a practice with at least three oncologists and be responsible for billing and reimbursement. Respondents were recruited from a national e-research panel. Due to its opt-in nature, this online panel (like most others) does not yield a random probab
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