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A pharmaceutical company, or drug company, is a commercial
business whose focus is to research, develop, market and/or distribute drugs,
most commonly in the context of healthcare. They can deal in generic and/or
brand medications. They are subject to a variety of laws and regulations
regarding the patenting, testing and marketing of drugs, particularly
prescription drugs. From its beginnings at the start of the 19th Century,
the pharmaceutical industry is now one of the most successful and influential
industries, attracting both praise and controversy, and its activity is subject
of much market research.
PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET RESEARCH DATA
Industry Research Sources
Pharmaceutical Industry in
Definition, history, and evolution of the pharmaceutical industry.
Pharmaceutical Marketing Research
Marketing Research Group was founded in 1961.
It is an independent, voluntary, non-profit association whose purpose
is to stimulate improvement of marketing research and its utilization.
Global Insight's Healthcare and
Pharmaceuticals practice provides
an independent, comprehensive range of analysis, forecasts, data,
and consulting services for:
* Pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors
* Biotechnology research and development firms
* Generics manufacturers
* Healthcare policy makers and regulatory bodies
* Healthcare providers and insurers
* Financial institutions and professional services organizations
Research and the Prescribing Physician
Prescriber profiling — use of
detailed data from pharmacies and clinical
practices to target and influence physician prescribing habits — is a
widespread pharmaceutical marketing practice whose historical
development is relevant to clinicians and policymakers.
Pharma Marketing Network
offers its members a free monthly newsletter,
an online discussion forum, and other benefits.
Best Practices Guide
American Medical Association
Guidelines for medical and health
information web sites on the Internet.
Medical & Pharmaceutical Market
The U.S.A. Commercial Service
offers a wide variety
of market research products to U.S. companies.
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Market Research Reports and News
Markets Research Center at Vanderbilt University was founded in
1987 to foster scholarly research in financial markets, financial instruments,
and financial institutions. Research of the Center may focus on participants in
financial markets, such as brokers, exchanges, and financial intermediaries, on
businesses needing financing, and on appropriate regulatory policy.
provides industry business leaders with informed opinions on the
technologies required to create a competitive advantage. Research covers topics
of strategic importance to banks, insurance companies, asset management firms,
securities brokerages, and diversified financial institutions globally. This research is
used to guide internal investment decisions, help in planning for future technology
needs, benchmark against competitors, and stay current on solution offerings.
Markets Center provides research and education resources to citizen
organizations, policymakers, scholars and journalists interested in central banks
and the financial sector. The materials at this website include analytical reports,
data sets, teaching tools and an extensive archive of Federal Reserve records.
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