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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.

Related Articles

There are 51 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.
A Colorado HMO ties patient satisfaction to physician incentives
TakeCare HMO conducted a telephone satisfaction survey to gauge its primary-care physicians' performance in three crucial areas: access to care, physician care, and the office staff and environment. Rather than using a research firm to conduct these phone surveys, the HMO used specially trained employees.
For GE Medical Systems each customer is a market of one
GE Medical Systems Group used two types of mailed surveys to encourage customers to voice their opinions. The first survey, called the post-installation tracking study, asked for the customer's opinion of the sales process, preinstallation, delivery, installation, training and product performance for their recent purchase. The second survey, the sales and service tracking study, asked the customer to evaluate GE Medical's total account management and service delivery performance.
Designing medical products for the global economy
Medical products are particularly sensitive to cultural influence because the differences in medical practices throughout the world are considerable. This article discusses designing medical products for the global market using cross-cultural research, including avoiding common pitfalls, when to use cross-cultural research, defining procedures, incorporating a study control, and costs.
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.

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Recent Articles

Below are the 5 most recent articles on this topic. These articles were published within the last three years and are only available to registered subscribers.

10 tips for conducting better product research with clinicians
When conducting research among clinicians, it's important to consider the unique medical environment and remember that clinicians are people, not just professionals.
Tips to make difficult medical recruiting easy
To keep clients happy – and profits intact – medical recruiters need a full understanding of the study and respondent parameters with which they’re dealing. A bit of Google-searching is often just what the doctor ordered.
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.
In Case You Missed It... August 2013
News and notes on marketing and research: Latino growth; health insurance rankings
Using research to identify the barriers to regulatory approval
The author explains a method for identifying and mitigating the development risks associated with a regulated health care product’s life cycle.

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Related Events

2016 CANADIAN PHARMA MARKET RESEARCH CONFERENCE
June 22-23, 2016
The 2016 Canadian Pharma Market Research Conference will be held on June 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto in Toronto.
2016 PHARMA CI USA CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
September 13-14, 2016
The 2016 Pharma CI USA Conference and Exhibition will be held on September 13-14 at the Hilton Parsippany Hotel in Parsippany, N.J.

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