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Case Studies

Brand Personality Exploration for Anti-Psychotic In Europe

We conducted qualitative research with patients and physicians in Europe to better understand how a brand could alter its image (and better connect with prescribers).

Enhancing the Physician & Patient Interaction

We completed a qualitative market research study demonstrating our use of online ethnography/bulletin boards with physicians and patients to address our clients’ research objectives.

Account-Based Segmentation

To better optimize our client’s marketing and sales activity, we developed an account-level segmentation using results from a quantitative survey.

Brand Perception Research Using Strategic Learning Sessions

We conducted two phases of qualitative research to help a medical device manufacturer better understand perceptions of its brand image. Research was conducted at three industry conferences in the United States.

COPD Product Profile Optimization Ahead of Phase III Trial

This study comprised a two-phase approach to identify interest and expected uptake of a new treatment in development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The research was conducted across several key markets around the globe.

Whitepapers

Optimizing the Insight Infrastructure: The 2013 INSIIGHT Study

Richardson T, Tomaszewski K. Optimizing the Insight Ifrastructure: The 2013 INSIIGHT Study. KJT Group, Inc. 2014 Mar 11.

Conference Presentations

Differences in Patient Perspectives of Type 2 Diabetes Management and Care by Current A1C

Brod M, Tomaszewski KJ, Allen A, Kruger D, Heile M, Mocarski M, Schiffman A, Handelsman Y. Differences in Patient Perspectives of Type 2 Diabetes Management and Care by Current A1C. Presented at American Diabetes Association 78th Scientific Sessions, June 22-26, 2018, Orlando, FL

Divergence in Perceptions of Diabetes Control among Patients with T2DM and Health Care Professionals (HCPs).

Brod M, Tomaszewski KJAllen A, Kruger DF, Heile MK, Mocarski M, Schiffman A, Handelsman Y. Divergence in Perceptions of Diabetes Control among Patients with T2DM and Health Care Professionals (HCPs). Presented at: American Diabetes Association 78th Scientific Sessions; June 2018; Orlando, FL.

Predictors Of Weight Loss Outcomes In Obesity Care

Dhurandhar NV, Kaplan LM, Kyle T, Tomaszewski KJ, Auerbach P, Stevenin B, Golden A. Predictors Of Weight Loss Outcomes In Obesity Care. Presented at Obesity Week 2017, October, 2017; Washington, DC.

The Importance of Good Dialogue Between Healthcare Professionals and People With Obesity

Golden A, Nadglowski J, Tomaszewski KJ, Mehta M, Stevenin B, Look M. The Importance of Good Dialogue Between Healthcare Professionals and People With Obesity. Presented at Obesity Week 2017, October, 2017; Washington, DC.

Health-related Quality of Life in Subgroups of a US-based, Stratified Sample of People with Obesity

Kolotkin R, Look M, Tomaszewski KJ, Højbjerre L, Auerbach P, Smolarz BG,  Nadglowski J. Health-related Quality of Life in Subgroups of a US-based, Stratified Sample of People with Obesity. Presented at Obesity Week 2017, October 2017, Washington, DC.

Insights and Perceptions of Obesity Management in Older People with Obesity: Results of National Study

Look M, A Golden, TK Kyle, Dhurandhar NV, Stevenin B, Mehta M, Tomaszewski KJ. Insights and Perceptions of Obesity Management in Older People with Obesity: Results of National Study. Presented at the AACE Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress; May 2017; Austin, TX.

Evaluation of Physician-Patient Interactions Regarding Route of Administration for Immunoglobulin Therapy in Primary Immunodeficiency Disease

Wasserman D, Runken MC, Wells M. Evaluation of Physician-Patient Interactions Regarding Route of Administration for Immunoglobulin Therapy in Primary Immunodeficiency Disease. Presented at: The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting; March 2017; Atlanta, GA.

Patient and Physician-interpreted Patient Preferences for Administration of Immunoglobulin Therapy in Primary Immunodeficiency Disease

Runken, MC, Wasserman D, Wells M. Patient and Physician-interpreted Patient Preferences for Administration of Immunoglobulin Therapy in Primary Immunodeficiency Disease. Presented at: The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting; March 2017; Atlanta, GA.

Defining Control in Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM): Divergence in Perceptions of Control Among Patients with T2DM, Healthcare Providers (HCPs) and Payers

Brod M, Tomaszewski KAllen A, Kruger D, Heile M, Mocarski MM, Schiffman A, Handelsman Y. Defining Control in Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM): Divergence in Perceptions of Control Among Patients with T2DM, Healthcare Providers (HCPs) and Payers. Presented at: the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus Meeting; October 2016; National Harbor, MD.

Patient-reported Outcomes of Intravenous and Subcutaneous Routes of Administration: a US PIDD Survey

Runken, MC, Wasserman D, Zacherle E. Patient-reported Outcomes of Intravenous and Subcutaneous Routes of Administration: a US PIDD Survey. Presented at: Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting; April 2016; Boston, MA.

Patient and Physician Beliefs Regarding Immunoglobulin Therapy – Route of Administration

Runken, MC, Wasserman D, Gelinas D. Patient and Physician Beliefs Regarding Immunoglobulin Therapy – Route of Administration. Presented at: Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting; April 2016; Boston, MA.

Assessment of consumer likelihood to adopt an electronic health record (EHR) mobile application and the impact of perceived risk of privacy leaks

Claeys CTomaszewski KRadley CWasserman D. Assessment of consumer likelihood to adopt an electronic health record (EHR) mobile application and the impact of perceived risk of privacy leaks. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual European Meeting; November; 2015; Milan, Italy.

Consumer interest in adopting an electronic health record (EHR) mobile application based on the risk that identifiable information is leaked

Wasserman DClaeys C, Radley C, Tomaszewski K. Consumer interest in adopting an electronic health record (EHR) mobile application based on the risk that identifiable information is leaked. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual European Meeting; November; 2015; Milan, Italy.

Assessment of the Association Between Sleep Behaviors and Experiential Outcomes Among a Multinational Adult Population

Claeys CTomaszewski K, Radley C. Assessment of the Association Between Sleep Behaviors and Experiential Outcomes Among a Multinational Adult Population. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual European Meeting; November; 2015; Milan, Italy.

An examination of patients with obesity among a nationally representative population: Comorbidity, healthcare costs and satisfaction

Richardson T, Claeys CWasserman DTomaszewski KJ. An examination of patients with obesity among a nationally representative population: Comorbidity, healthcare costs and satisfaction. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual Meeting; May; 2015; Philadelphia, PA.

Assessment of Health States and Erectile Dysfunction-Associated Quality of Life Among Adult Males and Females with Male Partners in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States

Menegatou E, Claeys CWasserman DTomaszewski KJ. Assessment of Health States and Erectile Dysfunction-Associated Quality of Life Among Adult Males and Females with Male Partners in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research European Congress; November; 2014; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Concussions are associated with decreased batting performance among Major League Baseball Players

Wasserman EB, Abar B, Shah MN, Wasserman D, Bazarian JJ. Concussions are associated with decreased batting performance among Major League Baseball Players. Presented at: American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; November; 2014; New Orleans, LA.

Conceptualizing Informal Caregiving Networks in New York State

Spilman JWasserman D. Conceptualizing Informal Caregiving Networks in New York State. Presented at: New York State Society on Aging Conference; October; 2014; Fairport, NY.

Profiling The Relationship Of The Burden Of Informal Caregivers And Caregiver Mental And Physical Health

Claeys C, Kistner L, Wasserman DTomaszewski KJ. Profiling The Relationship Of The Burden Of Informal Caregivers And Caregiver Mental And Physical Health. Presented at: Academy Health Conference; June; 2014; San Diego, CA.

An Examination of Caregiving, Employment Status and Work Performance

Richardson T, Wasserman D, Spilman J, Tomaszewski K. An Examination of Caregiving, Employment Status and Work Performance. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual Meeting; June; 2014; Montreal, Canada.

Comparing Standard Gamble and Visual Analog Scale Measures of Utility for Erectile Dysfunction Health State

Bakken D, Tomaszewski K, Wasserman D, Claeys C. Comparing Standard Gamble and Visual Analog Scale Measures of Utility for Erectile Dysfunction Health State. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual Meeting; June; 2014; Montreal, Canada.

Assessment of Health States and Erectile Dysfunction-Associated Quality of Life among Adult U.S. Males and U.S. Females with Male Partners

Wasserman D, Bakken D, Tomaszewski K. Assessment of Health States and Erectile Dysfunction-Associated Quality of Life among Adult U.S. Males and U.S. Females with Male Partners. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual Meeting; June; 2014; Montreal, Canada.

Comparing Propensity Score, Propensity Score with Covariates and Genetic Algorithm Methods for Covariate Matching in Observational Studies

Claeys C, Bakken D, Wasserman D. Comparing Propensity Score, Propensity Score with Covariates and Genetic Algorithm Methods for Covariate Matching in Observational Studies. Presented at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual Meeting; June; 2014; Montreal, Canada.

Caregiving in the US: Rates, Demographics, Emotional Burden, Employment and Help-Seeking Behavior

Richardson T, Spilman J. Caregiving in the US: Rates, Demographics, Emotional Burden, Employment and Help-Seeking Behavior. Presented at: Aging Society of America 2014 Aging in America Conference; March 12; 2014; San Diego, CA.

Meaningful Marketing your C-Suite will Understand

Gascon M, Miller B. Meaningful Marketing your C-Suite will Understand. Presented at: Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group Annual National Conference 2014; March 10; 2014; Orlando, FL.

Conducting an “Insight Audit” and Generating Strategic Insights to Drive Innovation

Richardson T, Spilman J. Conducting an “Insight Audit” and Generating Strategic Insights to Drive Innovation. Presented at: Aging Society of America 2013 Aging in America Conference; March 13; 2013; Chicago, IL.

Perceived Value Analysis: Measuring a Brand’s Price Competitiveness

Wasserman D, Bakken DG, Bond MK. Perceived Value Analysis: Measuring a Brand’s Price Competitiveness. Presented at: Advanced Research Techniques Forum; June; 2012; Seattle, WA.

Contrast Effects on Willingness to Pay: How Conjoint Design Affects Adult Day Care Preferences

Bakken D, Gascon MWasserman D. Contrast Effects on Willingness to Pay: How Conjoint Design Affects Adult Day Care Preferences. Presented at: Sawtooth Software Conference; March; 2012; Orlando, FL.

Awareness and Utilization of Support Services for Informal Caregivers in NYS

Wasserman DSpilman J. Awareness and Utilization of Support Services for Informal Caregivers in NYS. Presented at: New York State Society on Aging Conference; October; 2011; Saratoga Springs, NY.

Unmet needs among elderly multiple sclerosis patients and their caregivers: results of a Long Island study

Buhse M, Zingaro W, Delia E, Clement L. Unmet needs among elderly multiple sclerosis patients and their caregivers: results of a Long Island study. Presented at: the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS); October; 2011; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Factors associated with increased burden for caregiver of seniors with multiple sclerosis; results of a Long Island study

Buhse M, Zingaro W, Delia E, Clement L. Factors associated with increased burden for caregiver of seniors with multiple sclerosis; results of a Long Island study. Presented at: the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS); October; 2011; Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Caregiver for Seniors with Multiple Sclerosis

Buhse M, Zingaro W, Delia E, Clement L. Caregiver for Seniors with Multiple Sclerosis. Presented at: Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC); June; 2011; Montreal, Canada.

Are you sure the price is right? The impact of implied price range and contrast effects on the estimation of willingness to pay

Bakken D, Gascon MWasserman D. Are you sure the price is right? The impact of implied price range and contrast effects on the estimation of willingness to pay. Presented at: Advanced Research Techniques Forum; June; 2011; Desert Springs, CA.

Current Evidence Regarding Health-related Quality of Life (HrQoL) in Hepatitis C Patients

Cormier M, Clement LM, Welch LA, Taskaya T, Sterling RK, Bauch PM, Velez FF, Donepudi M, Bonus T, Helfer D. Current Evidence Regarding Health-related Quality of Life (HrQoL) in Hepatitis C Patients. Presented at: Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. – 38th Annual Course; May 6; 2011; Indianapolis, IN.

Aging with Multiple Sclerosis

Buhse M, Clement LM, Zingaro WM, Delia E. Aging with Multiple Sclerosis. Presented at: State Society on Aging of New York; October; 2010; White Plains, NY.

New York State Caregiver Services: Caregiver Use and Awareness of State Services

Gascon MWasserman D. New York State Caregiver Services: Caregiver Use and Awareness of State Services. Presented at: State Society on Aging of New York; October; 2010; White Plains, NY.

Expression of the Vibrio fischeri luxI gene in Bacillus thuringiensis strain 4Q7

Tomaszewski, A, Sanseverino J, Sayler GS. Expression of the Vibrio fischeri luxI gene in Bacillus thuringiensis strain 4Q7. Presented at: ASM General Meeting; May 18-22; 2003; Washington, D.C.

The degradation of OHHL by the enzyme lactonase from Bacillus thuringiensis 4Q7 and its effect on a model system for Bacillus anthracis surveillance

Tomaszewski A, Elkins A, Sanseverino J, Sayler GS. The degradation of OHHL by the enzyme lactonase from Bacillus thuringiensis 4Q7 and its effect on a model system for Bacillus anthracis surveillance. Presented at: ASM Biodefense Meeting; March 9-12; 2003; Baltimore, MD.

Development and Testing of a Chromosomally-encoded mer-lux Bioreporter

Tomaszewski A, Carrasquillo C, Sanseverino J, Sayler GS. Development and Testing of a Chromosomally-encoded mer-lux Bioreporter. Presented at: ASM General Meeting; May 19-23; 2002; Salt Lake City, UT.

Development of A Handheld Device For The Detection Of Divalent Mercury In Water Using A Genetically Engineered Reporter Microorganism

Carrasquillo CI, Tomaszewski A, Sanseverino J, Sayler GS. Development of A Handheld Device For The Detection Of Divalent Mercury In Water Using A Genetically Engineered Reporter Microorganism. Presented at: Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science; September 27-30; 2001; Phoenix, AZ.

Published Articles

Not a Hard Pill to Swallow: U.S. HAE Patients’ Receptivity to Oral Prophylaxis

Hahn R, Mohd Sani J, Gascon M, Rosselli J. Not a Hard Pill to Swallow: U.S. HAE Patients’ Receptivity to Oral Prophylaxis. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. April 2020. 26(4-a):S24-S25.

Insights into the Role of Employers Supporting Obesity Management in People with Obesity: Results of the National ACTION Study

Jinnett K, Kyle T, Parry T, Stevenin B, Ramasamy A, on behalf of the ACTION Steering Group. Insights into the Role of Employers Supporting Obesity Management in People with Obesity: Results of the National ACTION Study. Population Health Management. 2019;22(4):308‐314.

Implications of differing attitudes and experiences between providers and persons with obesity: results of the national ACTION study

Look M, Kolotkin RL, Dhurandhar NV, Nadglowski J, Stevenin B, Golden A on behalf of the ACTION Steering Group. Implications of differing attitudes and experiences between providers and persons with obesity: results of the national ACTION study. Postgraduate Med. 2019;131(5):357‐365.

Divergence in perceptions of diabetes control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with basal insulin and health care professionals: results from the US Perceptions of Control (POC-US) study

Tomaszewski KJ, Allen A, Mocarski M, Schiffman A, Kruger D, Handelsman Y, Heile M, Brod M. Divergence in perceptions of diabetes control among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with basal insulin and health care professionals: results from the US Perceptions of Control (POC-US) study. Patient Preference and Adherence. 2019;13:761‐773.

Perceptions of Barriers to Effective Obesity Care: Results from the National ACTION Study.

Kaplan LM, Golden A, Jinnett K, Kolotkin RL, Kyle TK, Look M, Nadglowski J, O’Neil PM, Parry T, Tomaszewski KJ, Stevenin B, Lilleøre SK, Dhurandhar NV. Perceptions of Barriers to Effective Obesity Care: Results from the National ACTION Study. Obesity. 2018 January;26(1):61-69.

Time and resources of peripherally inserted central catheter insertion procedures: a comparison between blind insertion/chest X-ray and a real time tip navigation and confirmation system

Tomaszewski KJ, Ferko N, Hollmann SS, Eng SC, Richard HM, Rowe L, Sproule S. Time and resources of peripherally inserted central catheter insertion procedures: a comparison between blind insertion/chest X-ray and a real time tip navigation and confirmation system. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2017 February;2017(9):115-125.

Concussions are associated with decreased batting performance among Major League Baseball Players

Wasserman EB, Abar B, Shah MN, Wasserman D, Bazarian JJ. Concussions are associated with decreased batting performance among Major League Baseball Players. Am J Sports Med. 2015 May;43(5):1127-33. doi: 10.1177/0363546515576130. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Comparison of current US risk strategy to screen for hepatitis C virus with a hypothetical targeted birth cohort strategy

Tomaszewski KJ, Deniz B, Tomanovich P, Graham CS. Comparison of current US risk strategy to screen for hepatitis C virus with a hypothetical targeted birth cohort strategy. Am J Public Health. 2012 Nov;102(11):e101-6. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300488. Epub 2012 Jul 19.

Asthma that is not well-controlled is associated with increased healthcare utilization and decreased quality of life

Guilbert TW, Garris C, Jhingran P, Bonafede M, Tomaszewski KJ, Bonus T, Hahn RM, Schatz M. Asthma that is not well-controlled is associated with increased healthcare utilization and decreased quality of life. J Asthma. 2011 Mar;48(2):126-32. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2010.535879. Epub 2010 Dec 6.

Association of surgical care practices with length of stay and use of clinical protocols after elective bowel resection: results of a national survey

Delaney CP, Senagore AJ, Gerkin TM, Beard TL, Zingaro WM, Tomaszewski KJ, Walton LK, Poston SA. Association of surgical care practices with length of stay and use of clinical protocols after elective bowel resection: results of a national survey. Am J Surg. 2010 Mar;199(3):299-304; discussion 304. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.08.027.

Quantitative tomography of early-onset spontaneous AA amyloidosis in interleukin 6 transgenic mice

Wall JS, Richey T, Allen A, Donnell R, Kennel SJ, Solomon A. Quantitative tomography of early-onset spontaneous AA amyloidosis in interleukin 6 transgenic mice. Comp Med. 2008 Dec;58(6):542-50.

Generic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy: patient and physician perceptions

Berg MJ, Gross RA, Haskins LS, Zingaro WM, Tomaszewski KJ. Generic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy: patient and physician perceptions. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Nov;13(4):693-9. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2008.06.001. Epub 2008 Sep 10.

Influence of the germline sequence on the thermodynamic stability and fibrillogenicity of human lambda 6 light chains

del Pozo Yauner L, Ortiz E, Sánchez R, Sánchez-López R, Güereca L, Murphy CL, Allen A, Wall JS, Fernández-Velasco DA, Solomon A, Becerril B. Influence of the germline sequence on the thermodynamic stability and fibrillogenicity of human lambda 6 light chains. Proteins. 2008 Aug;72(2):684-92. doi: 10.1002/prot.21934.

Generic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy: case evidence of breakthrough seizures

Berg MJ, Gross RA, Tomaszewski KJ, Zingaro WM, Haskins LS. Generic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy: case evidence of breakthrough seizures. Neurology. 2008 Aug 12;71(7):525-30. doi: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000319958.37502.8e.

Phage display and peptide mapping of an immunoglobulin light chain fibril-related conformational epitope

O’Nuallain B, Allen A, Ataman D, Weiss DT, Solomon A, Wall JS. Phage display and peptide mapping of an immunoglobulin light chain fibril-related conformational epitope. Biochemistry. 2007 Nov 13;46(45):13049-58. Epub 2007 Oct 18.

Localization of a conformational epitope common to non-native and fibrillar immunoglobulin light chains

O’Nuallain B, Allen A, Kennel SJ, Weiss DT, Solomon A, Wall JS. Localization of a conformational epitope common to non-native and fibrillar immunoglobulin light chains. Biochemistry. 2007 Feb 6;46(5):1240-7.

Patient and physician reactions to generic antiepileptic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy

Haskins LS, Tomaszewski KJ, Crawford P. Patient and physician reactions to generic antiepileptic substitution in the treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2005 Aug; 7 (1) :98-105.

Injury hospitalization and risks for subsequent self-injury and suicide: a national study from New Zealand

Conner KR, Langley J, Tomaszewski KJ, Conwell Y. Injury hospitalization and risks for subsequent self-injury and suicide: a national study from New Zealand. Am J Public Health. 2003 Jul; 93 (7) :1128-31.

HMO penetration, competition, and risk-adjusted hospital mortality

Mukamel DB, Zwanziger J, Tomaszewski KJ. HMO penetration, competition, and risk-adjusted hospital mortality. Health Serv Res. 2001 Dec; 36 (6 Pt 1) :1019-35.

Deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Tomaszewski KJ, Holloway RG. Deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Neurology. 2001 Aug 28; 57 (4) :663-71.