Clinical Trial Data Analysis – Does A Globally Distributed Model Through Outsourcing and Offshoring Help Biopharmaceutical Companies and How?

CHITRA LELE | May 21, 2015

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Over the past decade BPOs, KPOs, SPOs and CROs have been instrumental in addressing industry challenges by providing clinical development services such as clinical operations.

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Dexa Medica has evolved from a small company established in 1969 to one of Indonesia’s largest ethical pharmaceutical companies at the beginning of the 21st century and has become a prominent, well-respected player in the domestic pharmaceutical market.

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