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  • Posted by Amanda Brent
  • October 23, 2017
  • Blogs

The value of design thinking: Incorporating creative and graphic design into pharma market research

The value of design thinking: Incorporating creative and graphic design into pharma market research

How do we keep research design fresh and interesting? How do we ensure that we’re inspiring our respondents to give us enlightening new insights, and encourage new ways of thinking?
There is a strong precedent for incorporating ‘design thinking’ into methods for improving aspects of healthcare delivery, particularly now that there is a greater emphasis on patient centricity and improving the customer experience. A great story of design in product development comes from Doug Dietz, a principle designer for GE Healthcare. After spending two years designing a new MRI scanner, he was excited to see it in action. But at the hospital, as he observed a young family with a child approaching, he realised that the child was terrified.

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