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  • Posted by Anne Cunningham
  • October 26, 2017
  • Events

PMRC EU, Düsseldorf 2017

PMRC EU, Düsseldorf 2017

We were delighted to exhibit and present a paper at the Pharmaceutical Market Research Conference in Düsseldorf, Germany

Director, Anne Cunningham, and Associate Director, Nicky Barclay-Prout, represented us at the conference and presented the paper ‘Patient Centricity: Keeping Patients at the Forefront’.

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  • Posted by Julie Denny
  • September 28, 2017
  • Videos

20 questions: Round 6

As it's our 20th year anniversary, we invited our employees to play our version of 20 questions - this month we asked our employees about office life in Singapore.

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  • Posted by Marc Yates
  • September 27, 2017
  • Articles

Ageing Asia: What does the future hold?

Ageing Asia: What does the future hold?

Published in eyeforpharma September 2017 by Marc Yates

Over the last 30 years, Asia’s economic growth has resulted in improved education and healthcare across a broad base of the population, contributing to declining fertility and increasing life expectancy. However, in turn, such changing demographic features are set to have profound repercussions on the continent’s socio-economic and healthcare set-up in the coming decades. 

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Punching above your weight: Combining behavioural and attitudinal data to strengthen segmentations

Punching above your weight: Combining behavioural and attitudinal data to strengthen segmentations

In this paper we examine the differences between behavioural and attitudinal approaches to segmentation and outline how integration of the two can best be achieved to strengthen segmentation solutions

Segmentation solutions in healthcare are experiencing a welcome comeback. But there appear to be two camps emerging - one camp are proponents of the 'behavioural' segmentation based on secondary sales, script or similar data; the other believe that 'attitudinal' segmentations must be based on primary market research to accurately delineate segment membership, definition and the "whys" that underpin the findings. It's time to take off the gloves and look at the argument from both sides.

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How brainstorming exercises enhanced a segmentation validation study

Our client had an oncology product in development for the treatment of prostate cancer. The company wanted to conduct research to inform future planning, list development, advisory board creation, and initial communications platforms. In an earlier quantitative wave of research we had identified four segments to define physician treatment and prescription behaviors. Our next challenge was to validate the segmentation. Our client wanted to gain a deeper qualitative market understanding of treatment views and prescribing motivators of the four segments. They also needed to open lines of communications within the team, giving both local and remote team members the opportunity to engage and interact with the research and segmentation. 
 
 

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