The best OTC medicines and health products will be published May 2023.
Washington, April 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — US News & World Report, the global authority on rankings and consumer advice, today announced a new data partnership with Harris Poll To create a ranking for the best OTC medicines and health products. The Harris Poll will survey pharmacists to determine the most recommended over-the-counter (OTC) brands in 100 OTC health product categories. US News will publish the new rankings May 2023.
As a global consulting and market research firm with industry-leading expertise in healthcare, Harris Poll specializes in surveying and interviewing stakeholders across virtually all aspects of healthcare, including patients, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, specialists, private payers, hospital decision makers, technologists. and policy makers. For nearly 90 years, US News has been dedicated to providing consumers with the information they need to make the important decisions that affect their lives. Leveraging Harris’ pharmacist expertise and reputation for top-tier market research, the new partnership and ranking gives consumers the opportunity to compare nearly 600 brands across 100 categories of OTC drugs and health products evaluated by 350 pharmacists.
The study will provide pharmacists’ insights into their role in prescribing OTC products, their professional views on the different perceptions surrounding OTC and prescription products, as well as their concerns about commonly held misconceptions.
“Every day, millions of consumers look for recommendations when choosing the right over-the-counter health products,” said Sumita Singh, US News’ senior vice president and general manager of healthcare. “Harris Polls has a proven track record of delivering solid research insights built on proven methodologies, making them the ideal partner to help US News deliver in-depth data to consumers looking for the best OTC health products for themselves or their families.”
“We are excited to collaborate with US News on this important program, as research and rankings provide a unique, trusted source of information that consumers are deeply seeking,” said I’m Rob ZekielManaging Director of Harris Poll.
This new partnership complements US News’ already existing research relationships for rankings and ratings US News works with top-tier research firms to conduct professional surveys for such measures Best Senior Living, Best Nursing Homes And Best Children’s Hospital.
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About the Harris Poll
Harris Poll is a global consulting and market research firm that provides proven intelligence for times of transition. Responsible for most long-term surveys United States, Harris Poll provides unique context and social insights based on analyzing public opinion, motivation and social sentiment since 1963. It works with clients in three primary areas: building modern corporate reputations, creating brand strategies and performance tracking and data-driven thinking. Leadership It provides industry-leading healthcare insight expertise in research with patients, caregivers, nurses, physicians, specialists (across more than 50 therapeutic areas), providers, hospital decision makers, policy makers and pharmacists. Its mission is to provide insights and guidance to help leaders make the best decisions possible. To learn more, please see www.theharrispoll.com
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