We are very much looking forward to seeing you all over the next few days at the EphMRA ‘Shaping the Future’ conference. Come and see us. contractors – to adhering to the EphMRA Code, including adverse event reporting guidelines. . Megha Kalani, Product Manager at Philips Healthcare, and Jemma Lampkin, Senior Project Manager Healthcare at SKIM, co-presented at this year’s EphMRA .

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Researchers should manage and monitor the frequency with which potential MR subjects participate in market research and try to avoid over-researching individuals. The rights of MR subjects MUST be observed, including rights to confidentiality, anonymity and the right to withdraw at any stage.

Information to be Communicated at the Start of Fieldwork K. Rphmra of Key Principles. For market research involving medical devices i. Log into Resources to access these. Where multiple purposes exist or are possible, explicit consent for each purpose should be obtained. Explicit consent for downloading software to be used for market research purpose should be sought and a means provided to address questions. A reporting template does exist and is available on the ASOCs website.

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They are as follows: In general non-research exercises have the following characteristics:. Approval and Registration of Proposals Prior to Fieldwork 4. Adverse Event Reporting AR: In particular, non-interventional studies or post-marketing authorisation studies as they may also be called are confused with market research. However there is an onus on the researcher to withdraw the MR subject from the study if they show any sign of being unhappy or distressed by being included in the study.

Join us in Warsaw for our annual conference on June Clients should be made aware of the potential risks of using confidential information in online or mobile surveys e. However if all those on the list are to be interviewed, then the company will be aware of the identity of the HCPs involved in the MR and disclosure will be required. Clients should be informed if any part of the study is to be sub-contracted outside of the agency.

Adverse event reporting requirements are the same when market researchers use social media as a source of market research data as any other market research medium such as face to face interviews. Where these are derived from website registration databases, researchers MUST check that registration was voluntary and that the data are current.


In particular, sound and image data qualify as personal data from this point of view, insofar as they may represent information on an individual. Stimulus material should be fit for purpose. In Spain market research studies MUST be approved before being carried out by the pharmaceutical company scientific service or by the compliance officer in Spain, this is required by the Spanish Code of Good Practices for the Promotion of Medicines and Interaction with Healthcare Professionals.

This year’s theme was ‘Turning challenge into opportunity’ and this was continually reflected in many of the papers presented during the sessions which focussed on the current strategic focus on patient centric healthcare as well as market research and marketing initiatives which focus on the digital healthcare space.

Raise unfounded hopes of treatment of specific medical problems. In terms of the EphMRA Code of Conduct the client is the commissioning party and the agency executes the study on their behalf. Geo-location data may be considered personal data too. Use language that is understandable. You must have legal grounds for accessing content on social media, these are likely to be either consent or legitimate interests. Personal data must be accurate and up to date.

The following table distinguishes between the characteristics of market research, patient support programmes and non-interventional studies. ESOMAR advises that unsolicited e-mail approaches to potential MR subjects should not be made even in countries where this is permitted by law unless individuals have a reasonable expectation that they may be contacted for research.

Consequently pharmaceutical companies will need to disclose payments made to healthcare professionals HCPs for a range of activities including participation in market research MR when and only when the pharmaceutical company is aware of the identity of the HCP.

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However the CPSU recommends that all market research studies carried out in Spain should be reported on a voluntary basis not just those that it is compulsory to report. The requirements for naming the client when observation and recording are taking place are detailed at Not use the information to influence future approaches to a MR subject.


This term individuals and organisations who that are involved actively or passively and replaces the use of the term respondent and participant. For more detail, please see http: In Mexicowritten consent from the responsible adult must be obtained for all market research with MR subjects under 18 years of age.

Basis of Guidelines The DKG have also stated that employer permission is required unless participation in market research is a one-off or rare and the incentive does not exceed euros. Quotations containing personally identifiable information PII can only be provided to the client if the contributor has given their consent for this and it has been made clear that they will not be subject to promotion as a result of this. However the preferences of the HCPs can be taken into account.

Primary records are the most comprehensive information on which a project is based, including not only original data records but also anything needed to evaluate those records e.

Delayed via video-relay including video-streaming – The Data Protection Act requires that client names are disclosed, so far as practicable, prior to viewing of non-anonymised fieldwork via video-relay.

Combining Research and Non-Research Activities 3. All market research studies ephmrz healthcare professionals that take place in France have to be declared irrespective of whether a benefit or an incentive or neither is offered.

Consequently personal data must never be made available to the commissioning client company unless it can be guaranteed that client personnel will not now or in the foreseeable future be able to identify the individuals. The MR subject has the right to request the deletion of any or all of their personal data from the database at any time.

Clinical endpoints are not needed for market research. Delayed Viewing of Fieldwork e. Where lists including client-supplied lists are used for sample selection, the source of the list MUST be disclosed. Data MUST be processed fairly and lawfully, and only used for the specific and lawful purposes for which it was obtained. In Mexicothe Secretary of Governance is responsible for authorising prize draws.