Exploring HCV in Brazil
Brazil has developed a strong commitment to universal access to healthcare and now promotes a “health for all” vision that is providing more advanced treatments to a whole new class of patient.
This has caused the healthcare challenges to shift from a lack of availability, to discussions about willingness to spend limited resources and effective allocation of treatment. All of which has led to Brazil becoming one of the world’s largest pharma markets.
Investigating factors affecting time to initiation of hepatitis treatment
Following the Viral Hepatitis Congress 2014 in Germany where Darren Kottler presented a poster presentation, he shares some of the factors affecting time from diagnosis to initiation of therapy in hepatitis patients.
By analysing the factors that lead to a patient to be treated for hepatitis, Therapy Watch data can illustrate the key elements of the patient’s condition that lead to one patient being treated sooner than another.
Research Partnership hosts BHBIA training course on brand tracking
Director Richard Head and Associate Director Darren Kottler hosted a training session on “Measuring and tracking brand KPIs” on 14th February as part of the BHBIA training programme.
As market research budgets come under increasing pressure, obtaining as much information and insight as possible from brand trackers is essential. Our training course aimed to equip the 16 delegates with the necessary knowledge to successfully track the performance of a brand, using a combination of secondary data, ad hoc tracking research and internal data sources. Our trainers received very positive feedback on the course from delegates who were a mix of pharma company and agency executives.
Darren Kottler appointed as Associate Director
The Research Partnership is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Kottler as an Associate Director at the company’s London Headquarters.
He will be responsible for developing business and servicing clients of the company’s online syndicated market tracking tool RP Therapy Watch, specialising in the virology area. Darren will be joining a team of 15 international Directors and 70 researchers, and will be working with the RP Therapy Watch team, led by Katrina Johnson, Director.Darren possesses over seven years market research experience, most recently holding the position of Research Manager at Cegedim Strategic Data (CSD). He has a wealth of experience in launching and maintaining syndicated quantitative studies across many therapy areas, including both secondary care market tracker studies and primary care longitudinal database studies. Darren is particularly skilled in designing and implementing complex, multi-country market research projects using primary and secondary data methodologies.Commenting on his appointment, Katrina Johnson said “We are delighted to welcome Darren to the organisation. His extensive experience in syndicated studies will be a huge asset to the RP Therapy Watch team and his experience in launching new studies will help us to continue to develop our syndicated study offerings. We are committed to providing real-time strategic and tactical market information to our clients and having Darren on board will strengthen our ability to do this in…