Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Raising Pharmaceutical Industry's MSL-IQ

Raising Pharmaceutical Industry's MSL-IQ

Medical Science Liaison Institute Releases New Online Resource for Medical Liaisons and Pharmaceutical Medical Affairs Executives.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 4, 2005

Medical Science Liaison Institute ("MSL Institute"), an independent organization that helps pharmaceutical companies transform field-based medical programs into competitive assets, announced the launch of its new web site, MSL-IQ™ www. MSL-IQ. com.

The new medical science liaison web portal is the premier on-line resource for information and best practices available to Medical Science Liaisons. The site is serves current medical liaisons, pharmaceutical executives interested in optimizing their MSL programs or establishing a MSL program, and life science professionals who want to become scientific liaisons.

"The importance and impact of medical liaisons is gaining recognition in the U. S. and worldwide, and the impact that a focused MSL program can have on the competitive advantage of pharmaceutical manufacturers is considerable," said Dr. Jane Chin, Ph. D., President and Founder of the Institute. "The MSL-IQ™ website is an extension of Medical Science Liaison Institute's vision to help MSLs establish professional standards of excellence. The new web site puts powerful resources at the fingertips of industry constituents and helps increase the awareness of the medical liaison role in healthcare. This information is virtually a mouse-click away."

MSL-IQ™ presents current and relevant information available to maximize the effectiveness of a field-based medical program and provides insight and leadership for the MSL profession. Free site registration enables access to articles and a wealth of information for pharmaceutical executives, medical liaisons, medical affairs recruiters and marketers, and prospective MSLs. Subscription membership includes access to archives of Medical Science Liaison Quarterly (MSL Quarterly) newsletter and themed discussion areas.

MSL-IQ™ holds the largest collection of articles and white papers available about the Medical Science Liaison profession and issues in field-based MSL programs. Enhanced interactivity through MSL-IQ™'s themed discussion forums (message boards) gives MSLs a central platform to exchange information, ask questions, and share best practices in this highly specialized profession. The site also has a classified section for medical affairs career opportunities and medical liaison job openings.

About Medical Science Liaison Institute, LLC – Founded in 2004 by Jane Chin, PhD, MSL Institute helps companies quantify and capitalize on the value that field-based medical science liaisons can bring to pharmaceutical organizations. The Institute provides consulting and training solutions for MSL programs, built on the premise that MSLs can engage in compliant activities and still generate a scientific return on investment (sROI).

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