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How-To Conduct Market Research In The Medical Industry

We've grouped together all the information our site contains on market research in the Medical industry to help you quickly and easily find related articles, companies, events, jobs, associations, glossary definitions and more.

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There are 45 articles in our archive related to this topic. Below are 5 selected at random and available to all users of the site.

Dairy calcium ads change attitudes
Representatives of the dairy industry knew that the calcium in milk helps build strong bones and ward off osteoporosis, they just needed to let medical professionals know the benefits of the popular drink. So the dairy industry released a series of ads targeting medical professionals. Market research, including pre-testing by telephone and post-testing by mail, proved these ads effective in spreading the good word about milk.
Using role play and guided imagery for concept generation
For designers of new products, the author recommends conducting role play exercises in which the participants put themselves in the users’ shoes. By paying attention to physical and emotional reactions to situations encountered during the role play, designers can create products that that really serve users’ needs.
Use care, preparation when conducting medical qualitative research
Because medical market research respondents are not self-selecting, qualitative researchers are advised to take time to learn about their needs and limitations - emotionally and physically - and do what they can to meet respondents as they are.
The role of research in medical device design
The FDA mandates good manufacturing practices that ensure proper medical device design. This article discusses medical device design research, advocating a user-centered approach to health care products and devices as good business.
The role of the caregiver in health care market research
Researchers in many other industries solicit the input and perspectives of those inside their target consumers’ spheres of influence. It’s time health care and pharmaceutical marketing researchers did the same.

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Recent Articles

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Sponsored Content: e-Promotion Resonates with Next-Generation Physicians
This article details the findings of Encuity’s eAnswers Annual Study, which offers a comprehensive look at physicians’ attitudes about, preferences for and participation in e-promotion.
How to address cultural conceptions of illness, health and wellness
The author explores factors in several countries that affect patients’ and doctors’ approaches to health and medicine and their implications for global health care marketing research.
Why marketers should care about the continuing shift in marijuana’s favor
Jennifer Sikora discusses the details of a marijuana legalization opinion study and what the responses mean for marketers.
The role of the caregiver in health care market research
Researchers in many other industries solicit the input and perspectives of those inside their target consumers’ spheres of influence. It’s time health care and pharmaceutical marketing researchers did the same.
In Case You Missed It... August 2014
News and notes on marketing and research: health care goes digital; dollar store popularity.

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