In The Know: How are RA medical affairs teams stacking-up in the US?

Which rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medical affairs teams are winning over physicians? When asked to rank the overall quality of interactions with medical affairs teams, a sample of 100 US-based rheumatologists gave Humira the highest ranking, leading by over three points from second place Xeljanz, in terms of overall team satisfaction (see Table 1).

Table 1: RA medical affairs teams ranked by US physicians

Source: FirstWord Medical Affairs Reputations: Rheumatoid Arthritis (US 2017)

Responses to the 2018 survey will be available in the coming weeks, and will show how RA teams have performed over the past 12 months (click here to be notified when results are available). See Table 2 for the brands featured in the latest survey.

Table 2: Brands included in the 2018 RA survey


FirstWord has conducted similar research in 14 competitive disease areas across the US and EU. Contact us to learn more.



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