Sales, Marketing,and R&D Trends Affecting the Healthcare Industry
Parents Hesitant to Let Children Participate in Clinical Trials
Sidebar: Demand for Biochip Products and Services
Demand for Biochips to Grow
Online Physician Marketing Growing Slowly
Sidebar: Allocation of Physician-Directed Brand Marketing Budgets in 2004
Biogenerics Poised for Growth
Americans Favor Drug Importation
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The Freedonia Group Inc., Cleveland, is an international business research company. For more information, visit freedoniagroup.com.
Frost & Sullivan, San Antonio, is a global growth consultancy, covering a broad spectrum of industries. For more information, visit frost.com.
Harris Interactive, Rochester, N.Y., is a worldwide market research and consulting firm best known for The Harris Poll and for pioneering the Internet method to conduct scientifically accurate market research. For more information, visit harrisinteractive.com.
Jupiter Research, New York, a division of Jupitermedia Corp., provides unbiased research, analysis, and advice to help companies profit from the impact of the Internet and emerging technologies on their business. For more information, visit jupiterresearch.com.
NOP World Health, East Hanover, N.J., is a supplier of primary research to the global healthcare community and is the health-focused arm of NOP World, a top 10 market-research company. For more information, visit nopworld.com.
PharmaVOICE — January 2005
What’s New: New Healthcare-Related Products, Services, and Companies
Energy! & Company Launched in New York
Corbett Accel Healthcare AddsNew Interactive Unit
Slack Launches New Publication for Diabetes
Verispan Launches New Service
PRP and US Wellness Unite to deliver Patient- Recruitment Services
INC Research Expands Eu Operations
MD Net Guide Launches Geriatric Journal
PRA International centralizes Key Services
Healthworld and Ogilvy Healthcare Merge
I3 Research Acquires Statprobe
Charles River Laboratories’ Contract Staffing Services Changes Name
Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals expands Consulting Services
Seminars for Physicians
Consulting and Staffing Services (CSS), Wilmington, Mass., is a provider of research tools and integrated support services that enable innovative and efficient drug discovery and development. For more information, visit criver.com.
Energy! & Company, New York, is focused on innovative strategic communications initiatives. For more information, call 646-437-4851.
Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals Inc., Irvine, Calif., is a regulatory affairs and product development consulting firm providing strategic and tactical support to the pharmaceutical, biologics, biotechnology, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit groundzerous.com.
Healthworld Communications , New York, a WPP company, provides comprehensive integrated marketing communication and medical-education services to the pharmaceutical industry.For more information, visit healthworld.com.
I3 Research, Basking Ridge, N.J., an Ingenix company, is a full-service,specialized contract research organization focused in oncology, central nervous system, and respiratory and infectious disease. For more information, visit i3research.com.
INC Research, Raleigh, N.C., manages all aspects of global clinical development programs for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies developing treatments targeting cancer and central nervous system disorders. For more information, visit incresearch.com.
Integrated Clinical Trial Services, Cary, N.C., is a full-service patient enrollment firm that provides clinical trial sponsors, contract research organizations, and site networks with a comprehensive resource for patient recruitment expertise. For more information, visit integratedtrials.com.
Intellisphere LLC, Plainsboro, N.J., is the publisher of the MD Net Guide journal series for physicians. For more information, visit mdnetguide.com.
Kinect, New York, an interactive digital marketing business unit within Corbett Accel Healthcare Group, is a healthcare communications company and is a member of the Omnicom Group Inc. For more information, visit kinect.com.
Pharmaceutical Research Plus Inc. (PRP), Severna Park, Md., was founded in 1994 to introduce a new method to accelerate patient recruitment for pharmaceutical clinical trials. For more information, visit prpi.com.
PRA International, McLean, Va., is a clinical development organization that delivers services to its clients through Project Assurance. For more information, visit prainternational.com.
Slack Inc., Thorofare, N.J., is a provider of information to targeted healthcare specialties. The company publishes journals, newspapers, medical and allied health books, and produces more than 50 Websites and Internet-related projects. For more information, visit slackinc.com.
Statprobe, Ann Arbor, Mich., is one of the nation’s largest privately held contract research organizations. For more information, visit statprobe.com.
Thomson CenterWatch, a division of the Thomson Corp., Boston, is a publishing and information services company. For more information, centerwatch.com.
Universal Meeting Management Inc., Raleigh, N.C., specializes in corporate meeting planning. For more information, visit umminc.com.
US Wellness Inc., Gaithersburg, Md., is a national provider of targeted healthcare marketing programs. For more information, visit uswellness.com.
Verispan, Yardley, Pa., a healthcare informatics joint venture of Quintiles Transnational Corp. and McKesson Corp., provides a broad array of information products and services to the healthcare industry. For more information, visit verispan.com.