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Sales, Marketing,and R&D Trends Affecting the Healthcare Industry

Featured Briefs:

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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Frost & Sullivan, San Antonio, is a global growth consultancy, covering a broad spectrum of industries. For more information, visit
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
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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




PharmaVOICE — January 2005
What’s New: New Healthcare-Related Products, Services, and Companies

Featured Briefs:
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

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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
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
Healthworld Communications , New York, a WPP company, provides comprehensive integrated marketing communication and medical-education services to the pharmaceutical industry.For more information, visit
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
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
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
Intellisphere LLC, Plainsboro, N.J., is the publisher of the MD Net Guide journal series for physicians. For more information, visit
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
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
PRA International, McLean, Va., is a clinical development organization that delivers services to its clients through Project Assurance. For more information, visit
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
Statprobe, Ann Arbor, Mich., is one of the nation’s largest privately held contract research organizations. For more information, visit
Thomson CenterWatch, a division of the Thomson Corp., Boston, is a publishing and information services company. For more information,
Universal Meeting Management Inc., Raleigh, N.C., specializes in corporate meeting planning. For more information, visit
US Wellness Inc., Gaithersburg, Md., is a national provider of targeted healthcare marketing programs. For more information, visit
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