GSK’s Terrell On ‘Relentless’ Digital Consumption Across the Spectrum
GSK’s first chief digital and technology officer shares with Scrip her views on things digital that could potentially transform the pharmaceutical business, the ex-Walmart executive noting how digital touch points with physicians are improving “in every single geography and every single product.”
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