Global customer research in healthcare: 10 tips for capturing insights that matter

Martine Leroy|26th October 2017

What makes a strong brand? One global core coupled with sensitivity to regions and countries. Here we share our tips on optimising global customer research projects to ensure you get the balance right in an efficient way.

Richer insights

Healthcare markets are evolving and becoming increasingly competitive. Every single customer research project is a precious opportunity to improve understanding, evaluate more precisely, and better support healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers. Insight professionals work closely with brand managers and marketers to uncover deeper, sharper customer insights and differentiate brands, while supporting customer service teams in getting to the heart of customer needs.

The value of global customer research

Global customer research projects emphasise the richness of cultures, contexts and mindsets. They also surface some big, basic questions: what are the meaningful differences between regions and countries? How do local settings and cultures impact the behaviours of healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers? And what does all this mean for developing, protecting, adjusting, and supporting a brand? Here are our 10 tips for ensuring you get the most out of your customer research.

 

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