Outsourcing is becoming an increasingly popular way across many professions to get work done while enjoying cost savings and other benefits compared to hiring permanent staff.
In his article, Outsourcing Medical Communications, Clayton Luz discusses six advantages employers who outsource their medical writing needs enjoy. They include:
- Reduces payroll costs
- Provides flexibility
- Leverages core competency
- Leverages benefits of bundling of writing services
- Helps honor deadlines
- Provides consistency through vendor familiarity
He explains how these 6 benefits can save money within time and budget constraints.
Read Outsourcing Medical Communications and then leave a comment here with your thoughts. Are there additional benefits to medical writer outsourcing that you’ve experienced?
It’s no secret that pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life science companies are continuing to experience strong growth. But, as we all know, strong growth can put pressure on limited human resources. It can be especially difficult to maintain the level of in-house staffing to meet the ever growing communications needs of such companies.
Outsourcing can be a smart business strategy and is becoming an increasingly popular way to meet the human resources needs in bio-medical sciences.
In his article, Outsourcing Medical Communications, Clayton Luz, a veteran biomedical writer with over 25 years in the medical and pharmaceutical industries, discusses six primary benefits of outsourcing.
Read: Outsourcing Medical Communications and then leave a comment below with your thoughts. Are there additional benefits you’ve seen that aren’t discussed? Can you especially relate to one or more of those listed from your own experiences? Please leave a comment here with your thoughts.
Documentation can make or break your product, so it makes sense to invest in a technical writer so your users can understand what your product can do for them and how to use the product.
Many companies cannot afford or do not require full time technical writers. In other cases, staff writers are too busy with other priorities to get the documentation completed on time. What makes the most sense in these cases – and in others – is to hire a writer on a contract basis who can meet the needs of the project, however long or short that might be.
Jacquie Samuels discusses when it just makes sense to hire contract writers in her article, When Should You Hire a Contract Writers?.
Read the article and then leave a comment here. Are you aware of other situations in which bringing in contract technical writers is an especially smart move?
As a business strategy, outsourcing medical communications is an increasingly popular vendor model, primarily because of the potential for significant cost savings.
But not all of the benefits of outsourcing medical communications are budget related – at least not directly. The practice also provides opportunity for more flexibility and allows pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life science companies to focus on their core competencies.
Clayton Luz discusses some of the many benefits in his article, Outsourcing Medical Communications.
Read the article and then leave a comment here. Are there additional benefits to medical communications outsourcing that Clayton hasn’t discussed?