Life Sciences Accelerates Remote Meeting Use to Connect with Healthcare Professionals

To accelerate the move toward digital engagement, increasing numbers of companies are using Veeva CRM Engage Meeting for easy and compliant online meetings, the company said.

Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) is enabling customers to quickly shift to remote meetings as a primary way to reach and engage doctors as in-person access remains limited during COVID-19.

Since March 2020, Veeva has offered Veeva CRM Engage Meeting free to new customers so they can stay connected with doctors. The number of remote meetings has increased more than 50 times from February to May, with companies meeting with hundreds of thousands of HCPs online.1 Engagements have also been longer and more in-depth, lasting an average 22 minutes2 versus the industry average 6 minutes.3

Veeva is helping customers get up and running on Veeva CRM Engage Meeting in as little as two weeks, with companies able to leverage remote drug sampling capabilities immediately with their current distribution vendors. In just over a month since its availability, more than 50,000 sample requests have been captured using remote sampling.

Veeva Systems Inc. is the provider of cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 875 customers, ranging from the world´s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. Veeva is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. For more information, visit