As the field of digital technology continues to grow at an unprecedented pace, so has the role of medical affairs. More than ever, pharmaceuticals are relying on data and analytics to communicate their research and evidence. 

Are medical affairs professionals ready to embrace the change?

To truly step up its game and embrace its changing remit, those in medical affairs roles need to address a number of challenges including improving patient experiences and outcomes. This requires the constant handling of a wide range of data sources, the clear articulation of product value over time, as well as engaging with healthcare professionals (HCPs) and patients more directly. 

By embracing digital tools and technology, medical affairs teams can overcome critical pain points and improve their effectiveness in a rapidly changing healthcare landscape. 

Embracing digital tools and technology is crucial for medical affairs teams to overcome critical pain points and improve their effectiveness in healthcare. 

The increased availability of digital tools will in fact put medical affairs at the centre of leadership in the pharmaceutical sector, which is now more data-driven, agile and interconnected. Medical affairs professionals need products and services to handle their increasingly complex role. They need tools that can  increase efficiency, and help  sort through the plethora of information automatically. One of the aims of such products would be to help reduce the burden of manual research and give the medical affairs teams more time to focus on insight, strategy and relationship building. Filling this digital gap is the key to helping medical affairs professionals harness the potential of these tools and extract maximum value from them.

To learn more about how the medical affairs function overcome critical pain points with digital and AI tools, download our whitepaper below.