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Fieldshop

AplusA Fieldshop is a specialized healthcare fieldwork partner supplier in France, Europe and worldwide. We are dedicated exclusively to market research and consulting agencies and have been operating since 2001. We support clients throughout the entirety of their market research projects to allow them to access the insights they need.

AplusA Fieldshop is a division of AplusA, a leading international healthcare market research company. AplusA provides clients with the individualized services of a boutique agency as well as the support of a large organization with high levels of expertise and global networks and processes. Fieldshop projects benefit from AplusA’s internal team of biostatisticians, data processing officers, web masters, and others.

APLUSA
Fieldshop

AplusA Fieldshop is a specialized healthcare fieldwork partner supplier in France, Europe and worldwide. We are dedicated exclusively to market research and consulting agencies and have been operating since 2001. We support clients throughout the entirety of their market research projects to allow them to access the insights they need.

AplusA Fieldshop is a division of AplusA, a leading international healthcare market research company. AplusA provides clients with the individualized services of a boutique agency as well as the support of a large organization with high levels of expertise and global networks and processes. Fieldshop projects benefit from AplusA’s internal team of biostatisticians, data processing officers, web masters, and others.

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Healthcare

Multi-country

Countries

Therapeutic areas

Respondents per year worldwide

unique HCPS per year in france

Patients / caregivers per year

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Healthcare

Multi-country

Countries

Therapeutic areas

Respondents per year worldwide

unique HCPS per year in france

Patients / caregivers per year

5

1 - Project Management

  • Coordination
  • Progress status reporting
  • Client relationship
5

2 - Support for study material Design

  • Development of research
  • Materials
  • Translation
  • Linguistic validation
5

3 - ADVANCED PROGRAMMING OF ONLINE SURVEY

  • Programming
  • Testing
  • Hosting
  • Redirection links
5

4 - ADVERSE EVENT REPORTING

  • All staff are trained and certified
  • Processing according to your client’s specifications
  • Storage
5

5 - FIELDWORK

  • Feasibility studies, pilots, soft launch
  • Recruitment, moderation,
    interviewing, follow-up
    facilities, simultaneous
    translation
  • Incentives
  • Quality check
5

6 - DELIVERABLES

  • Audio & video recordings
  • Transcripts, content analysis,
    summary report, top line
    report, full report
  • Debriefing, brainstorming
  • Translation of Open Ended
  • Coding, data entry
  • Raw data, Cross tabulation
  • ASCII files
  • AERs compilation

Fieldshop Research Solutions

Qualitative

  • In field or central location
  • IDIs, TDIs, web-Assisted TDIs, webcam TDIs, online bulletin board
  • Focus groups, web focus groups, duos, triads, mini-groups
  • Online diary
  • Online community
  • Creative projective techniques
  • Ethnographic techniques
  • Mobile
  • Video
  • Eye tracking
  • Virtual reality

Moderation

  • In-house seasoned moderators
  • High quality and consistent moderation across all respondent categories
  • Network of bilingual+ specialists (ethnographers, linguists etc.)

Additional Qualitatice Services

  • Viewing facilities in France and worldwide
  • High quality simultaneous translators specialized in healthcare
  • Stringent AE process
  • Quality check
  • Quality control of at least 20% of the sample for in-field interviews

 

Quantitative

  • Online
  • Mobile
  • CAPI
  • PAPI
  • CATI
  • Telephone
  • Face-to-Face

Data Collection

  • Secured and user-friendly portal
  • In-house programming and hosting on secured servers
  • Multiple online controls of data captured using comprehensive error messages
  • Ability for respondents to pause and resume where they left off

Large scale AE reporting

  • Proprietary software to identify AEs for reporting

Interim dataset after soft launch

  • Checking that data are captured and saved accurately in the dataset.

Final Dataset at the end of data collection

  • Quality check
  • Strict 2-step monitoring of all completed interviews
  • All changes made during the database quality control process are documented, traceable and stored
  • Double-entry module for patient charts studies available (double-entered by physicians for 10% of the patient sample, on the basis of one patient per physician selected at random, on a subset of questions)

 

AplusA Fieldshop team and network overview

  • 15 qualitative healthcare research moderators across 15 key cities in France
  • 30 quantitative interviewers specialized in healthcare across 30 key locations in France
  • A network of ethnographers, linguists, neuro-scientists, etc.
  • In-house website programmers and bio-staticians
  • Professional medical translators
  • Simultaneous translators
  • Network of approved local partners for recruitment and moderation

Types of research conducted by AplusA Fieldshop

  • App test,
  • ATU tracker
  • Brand performance tracking
  • Clinical trial evaluation
  • Consumer health
  • Communication testing
  • Demand study
  • Detail Aid testing
  • Device testing
  • Drivers and barriers assessment
  • Market understanding
  • Market sizing
  • Message testing
  • Online questionnaire pre-test
  • Packaging test
  • Patient flow
  • Patient journey
  • Patient pathway
  • Patient segmentation
  • Product evaluation
  • Product positioning
  • Sensitive topics
  • Smartphone and tablet surveys
  • TPP testing
  • RX tracker
  • Virtual reality test
  • War games
  • Website test

Stakeholders and Therapeutic Areas

AplusA Fieldshop has a database of 270,000+ qualified French HCPs that is continually growing. Worldwide, we use professional directories for targeted recruitment in hospitals and specialized centers e.g. cancer centers, transplant centers etc. We also utilize the snowball approach to obtain peer recommendations for study participants, as well as conducting certain studies among HCP lists specified by clients.

We recruit patients using HCP support: physicians identify and invite patients and caregivers to participate in appropriate studies. We also use patient organizations to help recruit patients. Panels are avoided in cases where the diagnosis, severity, and treatment need to be confirmed.

We recruit and interview doctors in the following areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dental
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • General medicine
  • Genetic
  • Geriatric
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology
  • Hepatology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Internal medicine
  • Medical biology
  • Medical devices
  • Medical genetic
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation and physical medicine
  • Rare disease specialists
  • Rheumatology
  • Sexology
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Veterinary

We recruit and interview other HCPs including:

  • Key Opinion Leaders
  • Payers
  • Laboratory Staff
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Paramedics

We recruit and interview patients and consumers:

  • Adults
  • Elderly
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Caregivers

Let’s talk!

Looking for more information about AplusA Fieldshop?
Whether you’d like to discuss a specific project or find out more information about what we do, the Fieldshop team would be delighted to speak with you.

Olivier joined AplusA in 2001 in the Fieldwork Department where he managed qualitative and quantitative projects in France.

Now as Director of AplusA Fieldshop, Olivier is supervising projects for international clients in France, Europe and worldwide.

Olivier Pralus
AplusA Fieldshop Director

Let’s talk!

Looking for more information about AplusA Fieldshop?
Whether you’d like to discuss a specific project or find out more information about what we do, the Fieldshop team would be delighted to speak with you.

Olivier Pralus
AplusA Fieldshop Director

Olivier joined AplusA in 2001 in the Fieldwork Department where he managed qualitative and quantitative projects in France.

Now as Director of AplusA Fieldshop, Olivier is supervising projects for international clients in France, Europe and worldwide.