Conducting health care research may be complicated due to the sensitivity of the data and the insights gathered. Applying research findings has immediate consequences for health care practitioners, patients, caregivers and many others.
Companies specializing in health care research can offer the most effective and efficient research methods. They are familiar with the challenges in this sector and can ensure you remain compliant with information privacy regulations. If you need insights on patients, physicians or medical devices these companies can collaborate with you from start to finish to obtain high-quality findings.
Founded 1990 | 160 employees
Kevin M. Kelly, COO and Head of APLUSA U.S. AplusA is a physician-led, global health care market research consultancy with offices throughout Europe and the United States. AplusA’s U.S. affiliate, headquartered in the New York metro area, combines AplusA’s pioneering expertise in global real-world patient data with advanced analytics and strategic qualitative acumen to offer approaches that predict physician and market behavior. We focus on our clients’ strategic research needs such as demand forecasting, segmentation and uncovering new business opportunities through our innovative Pharma Discovery Suite™. AplusA’s U.S. business is designed to meet the unique needs of U.S.-based biopharmaceutical and medical device customers for both domestic and global insights-driven decision-making.
Founded 1989 | 40 employees
John Mitchell, President and Managing Principal
Applied Marketing Science (AMS) is a Boston-based full-service market research consulting firm. With roots in the MIT Sloan School, our expertise in medical products and health care comes from over 30 years of providing high-quality market research for the world’s best-known health care companies. They trust our expertise because we deliver actionable insights – and we can do the same for your company. From medical devices and diagnostics to pharmaceuticals and health care delivery, our team has advised innovators in nearly every clinical specialty. Let us help you better understand clinicians, administrators, payors and patients for improved patient outcomes, more satisfied providers and better financial returns.
Founded 2000 | 500+ worldwide employees
Annie McDannald, Global Vice President, Marketing Research Services Civicom CyberFacility® is the global leader in facilitating online IDIs and focus groups worldwide. We provide data anonymization options such as video blurring, audio masking and PII scrubbing to preserve respondent confidentiality. Our platform strictly adheres to HIPAA compliance. All data is hosted in our private cloud. CyberFacility also features built-in polling, surveys, private chat for talking with client observers or respondents and dynamic presentation capabilities for stimuli or message testing. We have over 20 years of experience in virtually every type of health care project. Get world-class technical support and elevate your health care research with Civicom CyberFacility to achieve project success.
Founded 2008 | fewer than 100 employees
Susan Carroll, Managing Director
Clarity Pharma Research brings clarity to clients’ business decisions via nationally representative, real-world research on pharmaceutical products, from pre-launch to patent expiration. We integrate anonymized patient records/treating physician research with national and other big data to size markets (epidemiology), measure product usage, enhance forecasting, describe treatment patterns, gauge clinical utility and fill gaps in secondary data. We find out the why behind physicians’ treatment decisions through perceptual and empirical questions about real − not hypothetical − patients. The FDA has accepted our findings to modify a client’s clinical trial and our scientists boast more than 100 medical journal articles and conference presentations. SBA-certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB).
Founded 1978 | 150 employees
Monisha Hatfield, Senior Vice President
Bonnie Janzen, Executive Vice President
The Medical Research Group at Decision Analyst specializes in qualitative investigations, strategic survey research, advanced analytics and consulting services for the pharmaceutical, medical, health and wellness industries. This team of medical research specialists has the experience to solve difficult marketing problems. Their scientific and technical backgrounds ensure they understand the complex issues in the medical industry. Much of their work among patients and HCPs is strategic, multiphase and often multicountry. Decision Analyst specializes in strategy research, market segmentation, new product concept testing and forecasting, messaging optimization, innovation services and advertising research. Our researchers will recommend the quantitative or qualitative technique best suited to your research needs. We design and execute marketing research and consulting assignments in North America, Europe, Latin America, Australia, the Middle East and Asia.
Founded 2005 | 50 employees
Christopher Wilshire, CEO and Founder
Matthew Singer, President
Egg helps health care providers uncover foundational, empathy-driven insights and apply them to help brands grow and transform. Whether you are new to a category or looking to find relevance in the face of new competition, we help you unpack what matters most to HCPs, patients, consumers and care partners, leveraging that understanding to set the strategic direction for your brand. We excel in illuminating patient journeys, finding points of critical connection across care teams, pre-launch planning, master brand and portfolio strategy, including positioning across multiple indications, segmentation and creative/message development. Our experience spans pharmaceutical, life sciences and OTC brands and includes the following categories: respiratory, oncology, cardiovascular, diabetes, immunotherapy, neurology, dermatology/skin care, ophthalmology, infectious disease, gastroenterology/digestive health, pain, wellness, oral care and several rare and ultra-rare diseases.
Founded 1980 | 350+ employees
Steve Raebel, President
Our specialties include medical, CX/UX, B2B, mock jury, consumer and global research. For over 40 years Fieldwork has recruited the highest-quality business, medical and consumer respondents both through and far beyond databases, using proven methods to reach your audience. We believe in a customized approach to recruitment. Fieldwork provides unsurpassed project management, hosting and complete guidance through in person, remote/online and hybrid research sessions. Our technically versed support staff will confidently guide you through the logistics from large online to multicountry project execution. Fieldwork is your qualitative research partner. Focus on the research. We’ll do the rest!
Founded 2015 | 40 employees
Jim Jacobs, CEO
Liana Wood, VP of Operations
Finding medical professionals to participate in your study can be a hassle. Focus Insite is here to solve that pain. Our nationwide team and extensive site panel specialize in recruiting, screening, qualifying and handling all incentive payments for doctors, patients, caregivers and medical professionals. We screen participants rigorously to ensure that we find only the most qualified and reliable candidates who meet your criteria. Don't let recruitment hold you back –let Focus Insite take care of it for you. Contact us today to learn more!
Phone 1-888-836-2871 (888-8-FOCUS-1)
Founded 2006 | 50 employees
Jeffrey Kelsch, Managing Partner
With over 15 years of experience conducting research projects around the Asia region, Holden Healthcare offers a unique and high-quality solution to your Asian market research needs. Consider Holden your “team on-the-ground” in Asia. Holden has experienced full-service research teams in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and every major Asian market. We know what works in the diverse markets of Asia and are happy to share our expertise to ensure the success of your project. With over 200,000 physicians available via our extensive panels around the region, we can run both qualitative and quantitative research work and support our clients on any aspect of the research process – including design, setup, sampling, project management, recruitment, moderation and analysis. We are here to support your efforts to understand the increasingly sophisticated and ever-evolving Asian health care market.
Phone (U.S.) 1-208-809-7117
Founded 1991 | 900 employees
Kristof De Wulf, CEO
We are Human8, a human-driven consultancy connecting brands with people and culture to drive positive change.Human8 uncovers what matters to people and how brands can act upon it. We bring together human insights and strategy in the health care industry to drive action and transformation. By threading these human-centric strategies throughout an organization, we help brands in the health care industry build positive experiences among patients, providers and other key stakeholders that lead to long-term, sustainable futures.
Founded 2014 | 270+ employees
Lisa Wilding-Brown, CEO
InnovateMR is a full-service ResTech and sampling company that delivers faster, quality insights from business and consumer audiences utilizing cutting-edge technologies to support agile research. Using a specialized approach to health care recruitment, InnovateMR provides patient and caretaker audiences, specializing in over 70 ailments. All InnovateMR's health care panelists have undergone extensive firmographic screening to ensure validity. InnovateMR can leverage and engage health care experts and patients for research projects through mixed-methodology practices including focus groups, roundtables, quantitative and qualitative sampling and more. InnovateMR's dedicated service team is available 24/7 for end-to-end survey programming support.
Founded 2015 | 50 employees
Sharoz Ghauri, CEO Insights Opinion is a market research company providing project management and data collection services since 2015. At Insights Opinion, we stand ready to assist you on your research needs with our full slate of research capabilities and our coverage in North America, Europe, Latin America, APAC region, the Middle East and the Caribbean. Please note that, for many years, clients have counted on us for their consumer, B2B and health care research needs in these regions. Whether it is ongoing tracking studies or ad hoc research, we have full capabilities to handle your research needs. We are pioneers in online and CATI sampling. We stand for high-quality data, cutting-edge panel management technology and complete data protection compliance, confirmed by our ISO 20252 and 27001 certifications. We can support all kinds of projects and have expandable reach in B2C, B2B, community-building and health care capabilities!
Phone (U.S.) 1-646-475-7865 | (U.K.) +44 20 3239 5786 | (IN) +91 120 498 7860
Founded 2017 | 300 employees
Brian Cash, VP, Research Services Ironwood Insights Group is a leading health care insights company with expertise that spans all key segments of the category. Our senior consultants have decades of experience working with a broad range of health care clients – ranging from health systems and hospitals to pharma and device companies to government agencies such as the CMS – across a range of business issues including evaluating and improving the patient experience, facilitating service line innovation, developing more effective communications/messaging and leveraging brand equity to improve market share. Our in-house, multimodal data collection capabilities allow us to research any constituency efficiently and effectively including patients, plan members, providers and administrators. Ironwood provides expert-level consultation and execution across a full-spectrum of insights services including forward-thinking designs, industry-leading data collection services and leading-edge analytical frameworks. Contact us to learn more about how we deliver actionable, durable business insights that create a lasting advantage for our clients.
Founded 1995 | 55 employees
Charles Olson, CEO Since 1995, Olson Research has provided the full spectrum of innovative qualitative and quantitative market research services to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. Our key strengths include access: accurate, comprehensive source of U.S. provider data that mirrors the AMA prescribing universe; experience: senior-level consultants each possess 20+ years of health care marketing research expertise and dedicated qualitative and quantitative project managers with an average of 10+ years of experience; and approach: collaborative approach that supports custom solutions, flexible offerings and pricing. Olson Research leverages our 28+ years of successful research execution to scope, design and conduct primary research that answers clients’ strategic questions.
Founded 2017 | 20+ employees
Jim Whaley, CEO
It’s a great day for discovering why…we believe in expanding opportunities for researchers to do the work you believe in and can stand behind, for your company, your community and your cause. You get fast, reliable answers for insightful decisions with OvationMR. Significantly improve your online research success with dependable survey data from B2B and consumer audiences. OvationMR services cover sampling, programming and hosting, translations and design and analysis for brand tracking studies, market segmentations, conjoint analysis, awareness and usage studies, customer experience, concept testing and political polling. Our clients include research practitioners, consultants, governments, NGOs and global brands. We offer survey audience sampling and supporting research services globally. Contact us today at email@example.com.
Founded 1982 | 70 Employees
Laura Kibala, VPO PRC is the premier national market research company with over 40 years of health care recruiting expertise. Our highly experienced medical recruiters and vast health care professional database ensure unparalleled success. We have developed valuable relationships with thousands of medical professionals and patient groups over the years. Our medical teams embrace the challenge of finding new patients and health care professionals through creative channels and custom recruitment. We provide nationwide health care recruitment and client support for online or in-person interviews. The PRC executive leadership team has a combined experience of over 100 years to help navigate the challenges of any study.
Phone 1-201-265-7500 (Main switchboard)
Founded 1988 | 15 employees
Joe Berwanger, President Recruit targeted health care respondents or access full-service, turnkey solutions for qualitative and quantitative studies with Qessential Medical Market Research, a leading primary marketing research provider dedicated to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. As one of the most successful recruiting services for health care professionals in the market today, we provide responsive, personal attention for each research project with senior executives leading every assignment in the specialty pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device marketplaces. Our expert full-service health care market research team helps agencies and end clients ask the essential questions to deliver the business insights needed for strategic and tactical decision making that make a tangible impact.
Rare Patient Voice LLC
Founded 2013 | 20 full-time, 20 part-time patient advocates
Wes Michael, President and Founder
Celebrating our 10th anniversary in 2023, Rare Patient Voice recruits patients and family caregivers of rare and non-rare diseases in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and Australia for qualitative and quantitative market research. We attend patient conferences and work with over 3,000 referral partners to build our panels. We focus on recruiting and can complete recruits within two weeks. Over 100,000 patients and caregivers across 1,400+ diseases/conditions are part of the RPV community. Our panels include all cancer types, Crohn’s, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, Fabry, Gaucher, hemophilia, HIV, Huntington’s, multiple sclerosis, primary immunodeficiency, PNH, pulmonary hypertension, sickle cell and spinal muscular atrophy. For a bid with feasibility and costs: https://pam.rarepatientvoice.com/. Learn more about Rare Patient Voice and our services: https://youtu.be/NbOB-5KpzLo.
Founded 1995 | 1,000+ employees.
Lance Hoffman, EVP of Client Engagement
ReconMR is the largest 100% domestic data collection company to assist with your primary health care data collection needs. For years we have been conducting government mandated CAHPS work as well as CDC-regulated RDD BRFSS work for some of the largest names in the industry from our 700+ in-center CATI stations and multimode options contacting hard-to-reach audiences such as low-income, ailment sufferers and doctors of almost any specialty. With our SOC 2 and HIPAA certifications, you can trust that all PII and your data are secure as well as accurate.
Founded 1986 | 40 employees
Kevin Srigley, President and CEO Schmidt Market Research was founded in 1986 and has been delivering the highest-quality research expertise and client service ever since. Our goal is to support our client partners in the health care industry with insights to develop motivating communications, inform new service offerings and digital features and ultimately improve experiences and grow their business. We work with both payors and providers to scope, execute, analyze and report actionable research by leveraging the following methodologies: recruiting services, full-service qualitative projects, online quantitative projects and telephone surveys. All our researchers are HIPAA-trained and our SOC 2 Certification ensures that we meet all compliance, privacy and data exchange protocols required in every aspect of health care research.
Symmetric, A Decision Analyst Company
Founded 2016 | 150+ employees
Jason Thomas, President of Symmetric
Symmetric owns and operates the Physicians Advisory Council® which contains both general practitioners and specialists in over 180 different specialty and board-certified categories and the Medical Advisory Board®, a worldwide group of nurses, optometrists, pharmacists, dietitians, pathologists, laboratory technicians, radiologists, veterinarians and other health care professionals. Its American Consumer Opinion® Panel reaches over 7 million consumers in 200+ countries. Complete demographic profiles are maintained for each household, which include 60 ailments. Symmetric also owns and operates Executive Advisory Board®, Contractor Advisory Board® and Technology Advisory Board®. Symmetric places a high value on representative samples, scientific sampling methods and advanced fraud-detection systems. All panels are carefully balanced, continually refreshed and systematically cleaned. Non-responders, speedsters and cheaters are continually purged. Sample is provided for quantitative and qualitative research and online and offline projects. Additional services include programming, hosting, online communities, tabulation and coding.
WebMD/Medscape Market Research
Founded 1995 | 1,800 employees
Audrey Rosen, Vice President, Market Research
Medscape offers you what no other health care market research company can: engaged health care professionals who are regularly accessing Medscape for clinical content. Our market research services team leverages these Medscape members to provide you with research solutions that deliver high-quality results. For over 20 years, Medscape Market Research has provided industry-leading recruitment and research solutions for both qualitative and quantitative studies. We use our advanced targeting capabilities leveraging first- and third-party data linked to our broad professional network of highly engaged health providers. This enables us to deliver the respondents and the results that you are looking for. Our members include titles such as MDs, pharmacists, medical directors, residents, NPPAs and nurses. We also offer full-service programming and reporting. In addition to our U.S. coverage, we are now offering physician sample in the U.K., Germany, Spain and Italy.