Drug Development with Reimbursement in Mind

| May 14, 2014

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Chuck Stevens, Vice President and General Manager of Commercialization Strategy at PAREXEL, provides a brief introduction to his session, "Drug Development with Reimbursement in Mind: Obtaining the Input of Payers to Inform Clinical Trial Design" at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting.

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