Former Amazon Member’s Discuss.io Launches New Feature To Streamline Medical Research Data Collection
Seattle-based Discuss.io announces on-demand research interviews of healthcare professionals. Headed by Former Amazon Web Services Product Manager, Zach Simmons, the Discuss.io service now streamlines qualitative data collection from medical researchers and focus groups, normally a time consuming and expensive task that requires advanced scheduling, logistics and facility space.
Harnessing online webcam interviews, Discuss.io now connects clients with over a million medical professionals in record time and with much greater cost-effectiveness than traditional qualitative research services.
By using industry-first HD video streaming technology, the service emphasizes live webcam interviews with medical professionals in as little as 48 hours. Just as critically, researchers may access 2 million vetted healthcare professionals on leading health panels such as Manthan, M3 and Medscape by WebMD. Researchers simply log on, select a specialty and schedule a convenient time as Discuss.io automatically handles all logistics and incentive management. As an intuitive platform, the service frees teams to fully focus on their research instead of managing its usual logistics.
“Discuss.io already offers solutions to companies aiming to get the most out of market research and create a strategic platform for informed business decisions. Our new on-demand healthcare feature expands on that and connects researchers with the right people around the world,” explains Discuss.io Founder and CEO Zach Simmons.
Functioning just like an in-person interview, the process grants the equivalent quality of a physical facility without the expensive overheads of traveling. Benefits like firsthand observation and interaction remain, ensuring all participants can cohesively dialogue while utilizing a full range of expressions.
The service’s browser-based software includes features such as automated scheduling, virtual meeting rooms and analysis tools that can be applied to easily cut, transcribe and share video clips of findings.
For clients looking for a turnkey solution, Discuss.io is partnering with top tier market research agencies to deliver end-to-end capabilities. Services include moderation, report writing, and deliverables within 7 days after project kickoff.
According to Mr Simmons, Discuss.io’s unified research platform provides a unique service for a $6 billion dollar market that remains largely underserved. As the easiest and most direct way to run qualitative research projects, Discuss.io is designed specifically for researchers.
For research projects globally, Discuss.io’s solution boosts reach and output without requiring extra attention or maintenance. Medical research is often large and complex, as is sorting through its findings. Discuss.io is a simple solution that eases progression and correspondence, taming each project”s logistics while also expanding its potential extant.
Founded in 2012, Discuss.io makes on-demand market research available to companies of all sizes. Using a massive pool of respondents, the company enables decision-makers to target their desired niche and get answers at any time on a variety of market research questions. Broaden and maximize product development and optimization, brand and segment exploration, advertisement testing, package design, and web concepts.