The scenario is common. A new medical technology is introduced that potentially improves care and practice economics, but also disrupts conventional care patterns. The question in these scenarios is, “How do we quantify the clinical and economic value and how do we communicate that to clinicians?”
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DevicePharm co-sponsored, along with Medical Alley Association, an interactive panel titled “Medical Device Marketing Through the Eyes of Your Customers”. The event, held on November 10 at the new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, was hosted by DevicePharm CEO, Clay Wilemon, and was an overwhelming success.
Big Data. The term is ubiquitous in our culture and its importance was validated by the attendance of over 500 people at the leadoff panel during the OCTANe 2016 Medical Device and Investor Forum. The panel, titled “Using Big Data To Improve Patient Outcomes and Reimbursement” was hosted by DevicePharm CEO, Clay Wilemon.
Every medical marketer wants to know one thing, “What are my customers thinking?”. On November 10, 2016, DevicePharm and Medical Alley will co-host an event designed to answer that very question. Titled ‘Medical Device Marketing Through the Eyes of Your Customers’, this event will feature a panel that includes surgeons, interventionalists, and hospital and practice executives from the Twin Cities area.
UK Trade & Investment — the business development arm of the British Consulate — invited DevicePharm CEO & Chief Strategy Officer, Clay Wilemon, to present to UK medical firms during a February conference.
The mindset a few years ago for website development was to consider how a digital property was going to look on a mobile device. As responsive design became a reality, the logic shifted to one focused on providing a quality mobile user experience . Now, with mobile usage far surpassing computer usage for initial searches, we have to have a mobile optimized mindset as we create content for healthcare professionals.
A recent Medical Marketing & Media article indicated that 55% of pharmaceutical companies are either partially or strongly dissatisfied with their multi-channel marketing efforts. The article went on to quote that, “When integrated across an organization and executed properly, multi-channel campaigns can boost top-line growth by more than 10% and reduce overall promotional costs by 10% to 25%.” So where is the disconnect between multi-channel marketing effectiveness and multi-channel marketing dissatisfaction?
The U.S. Government states that the Affordable Care Act has three main objectives. And while these are very nice, laudable, and simple goals, they are creating paradigm shifts in the marketing and selling of medical devices.
Imagine looking at market research results and seeing that a large population of consumers wanted to pay a relatively low price for a new elective medical procedure. Just a few years ago, this would have been a cut-and-dry result leading to a lower price. However, using an advanced predictive analytics platform powered by Compellon, DevicePharm was able to dig deeper and determine that the actionable market was actually bigger with the higher price point.
Since mobile devices arose in the market, they have quickly evolved from a consumer luxury to a necessity, bringing a new set of challenges to business owners and content developers. A recent study conducted by Pew Research Center found that more than 90% of Americans own a cell phone and 63% of these mobile phone owners now use their phones to go online.1 With nearly two-thirds of the United States population using their phones to access the web, it is becoming essential for companies to understand how to cost-effectively deliver the best user experiences possible for multiple devices.