Insight for strategy that delivers

Martine Leroy, Matt Bolton | 5th April 2016

Healthcare is changing. Developments in treatments are taking place faster than ever, more stakeholders are involved in making decisions around treatments, and these stakeholders have different, sometimes conflicting needs. In this context, insight is key to effective marketing in meeting the challenge to deliver value to an ever-broadening range of stakeholders.

In this article, Head of Commercial Matt Bolton and Head of Insight Martine Leroy talk through how insight informs strategy at Blue Latitude Health.

What do we mean by ‘insight’?

At Blue Latitude Health, we regard insight as the deep understanding of the space where external and internal customers meet. In this context, we refer to external customers as those making decisions that impact the success of your product or service, be they patients, physicians, payers, nurses or others. Internal customers refer to those members of a healthcare company that must be engaged and motivated to deliver for external customers, from the brand team, to capability leads or compliance. Gathering insight in this sense allows us the opportunity to identify where external customers expect the business to operate and to deliver, and importantly where internal customers want and are able to operate. After all, insight is only useful if it can be acted upon. 

 

Read more about customer-centric strategy and design in issue 2 of Perspective magazine:

Achieving deep understanding of healthcare customer behaviour

Martine Leroy | 18th October 2017

In part one of a series on customer insight and behaviour change, Martine Leroy reveals a behaviour framework for gathering sharp insights used to help brand managers and marketers achieve their business goals and create a customer-centric strategy. 

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How do you define a biotech company?

David Cooney | 6th October 2017

We ask if the defnition of biotech needs updating as big pharma turns its research and development aims to biological therapies.

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Emerging technologies in biotech

Ditte Funding, Natasha Cowan | 25th September 2017

Associate Consultant Ditte Funding and Content Marketing Executive Natasha Cowan explore the transformative technologies revolutionising the biotech industry, from CAR-T to CRISPR.

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