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Pharma Companies that Hire Medical Representatives

Companies that Employ Medical Reps Many companies hire pharma reps including: Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, GlaxoSmithCline, Novartis, Sanofi, Abbot Laboratories, Merck & Co., Bayer Healthcare, Eli Lilly, Bristol-Myers Squibb

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Pharmaceutical Rep Job Description

Pharmaceutical representatives, also known as pharmaceutical reps or just pharma reps, are usual assigned a territory in which they promote their drug products. This can range in size from a national territory down to a few blocks in a city. … Continue reading

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How Does “Obamacare” Affect Medical Representatives?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” has vast implications for all aspects of the healthcare industry and profession. ACA, signed by President Barack Obama in 2010, seeks to expand healthcare coverage and reduce overall … Continue reading

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How much do Pharma Reps Make?

One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to the medical representative industries is how much pharmaceutical representatives, or pharma reps, actually make. While the base salary and monetary bonuses are only a small part of pharma reps … Continue reading

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Te Arai Biofarma

Te Arai Biofarma is a 100% privately owned corporation based in New Zealand. They specialize in the importation and distribution of animal and human healthcare products. They focus on vaccines, biological, and specialty programs. Recently, they have inked deals with Julphar … Continue reading

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Sales Representative Training

Medical sales representative training is an intensive process and one that continues throughout a medical sales representatives career. Much of the training for pharmaceutical sales reps or medical device sales reps occurs “in house.” The company that hires you usually … Continue reading

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Medical Representative Software

Medical representative software is designed to digitize many of the aspects of the medical sales representative career field. A good medical rep software will include: Field force management and automation Dynamic features such as SMS, email, and telephone alerts A … Continue reading

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NASMR – National Association of Medical Sales Representatives

So what is the NASMR? The NASMR, or National Association of Medical Representatives, is the “largest professional association in the world for medical sales representatives.” According to the website: the NAMSR™ provides accredited training, continuing education, information about the industry, up-to-date … Continue reading

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What is a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative?

A pharmaceutical representative (also known as a pharma rep, drug rep, or pharma salesperson), is a type of a medical representative. The main purpose of a pharma rep is to sell, promote, market, and distribute samples of pharmaceuticals or drugs.

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Do You Need a Pharmaceutical Sales Certification Course from NAPSRx?

CNPR, or Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative, certification is offered by the National Association of Pharmaceutical Representatives. A Pharmaceutical Sales Certification Course from NAPSRx is offered at over 300 universities or online/correspondence through the NASPRx website at http://www.napsronline.org. According to the NAPSRx: Employers look … Continue reading

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