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  • Posted by Olivia Richardson
  • September 28, 2012
  • Events

EphMRA Asia 2012

EphMRA Asia 2012

Beijing, China September 25-27, 2012

This year's 2nd annual EphMRA Asia Conference took place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Beijing, China on 25-27 September 2012. Representing The Research Partnership was Founding Director Mark Jeffery accompanied by Associate Directors Pei Li Teh and Paul Reed, who all considered the conference to be a great event with many opportunities for networking and some thought-provoking papers.This year's theme was 'Turning challenge into opportunity' and this was continually reflected in many of the papers presented during the sessions which focussed on the current strategic focus on patient centric healthcare as well as market research and marketing initiatives which focus on the digital healthcare space.The Research Partnership not only exhibited at the 2 day event, but presented two papers and chaired another. Pei Li presented the paper 'Grappling with Patient Empowerment through Digital Healthcare'. Primarily focussing on China, but also other key Asian markets, this paper discusses how patients, empowered by technology, are becoming increasingly engaged with their health and how pharma can leverage this to educate and change behaviour. The presentation created a high level of interest and further discussions. As well as chairing the paper 'Achieving innovation through appropriate online stakeholder communication', Mark Jeffery re-presented 'Rx Rationale: Physician…

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  • Posted by Julie Denny
  • July 25, 2012
  • News

Research Partnership announces a number of new hires

Research Partnership announces a number of new hires

Research Partnership has made a number of new appointments, bolstering its international staff resources in response to project demands.

In the UK Vicky McLellan joins the quantitative team as an Associate Director, led by Karen Swords, Director. Vicky has over 12 years of experience in healthcare market research and has particular expertise in quantitative research techniques. Anna Spivack has also joined the quantitative team as a Research Executive. Anna has prior experience in the financial and public sectors.Katie Watts and Anna March Garcia have both joined the company as Research Executives.  Katie was previously employed by GfK NOP and Anna worked in Spain for Synovate. Jekamohan Vicneswararajah (known as Mohan) has joined the syndicated market-tracking team, RP Therapy Watch, as a Research Executive, having come from Opinion Health. Harrison Gaiger has joined as Marketing Executive. Harrison has been working for an online news provider and brings with him a lot of knowledge of social media and digital marketing techniques. In addition, the UK office has recruited 10 new graduates and the US office has appointed 3 new graduates for the 2012 intake. Tom Winter in the US team has been promoted to Director.In the Singapore Office, Pei Li Teh and Paul Reed have both been promoted to Associate Director.Commenting on the new appointments co-owner Mary Assimakopoulos said, “We are…

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