MDLinx Announces Veteran Additions to Market Research Operations Department

April 13, 2009

Washington, DC – April 13, 2009 MDLinx, an online community of physicians that provides both physician and allied healthcare professional panels to top pharmaceutical market research companies, announces the hiring of two healthcare market research veterans. Jessica McCann and Vikas Joshi bring a combined 15 years of experience to MDLinx’s growing market research team. MDLinx has taken a leadership position in online market research with access to the largest panel of physician specialists in the US and access to the largest community of physicians in Japan. “The talent we sought needed to understand online physicians as well as online market research so that we could fulfill the objective of supporting our clients.” said Abby Leta, Director of Operations. ” Jessica McCann and Vikas Joshi have both experience with online market research and physicians and are two key hires to the MDLinx operations team.”

Previously, Jessica acquired a deep background in healthcare market research, with significant online physician recruiting and fieldwork experience at Market Insight. In addition, she has spent considerable time in the healthcare- specific, full service market research domain. She is finishing a degree in Organizational Leadership from Penn State University. Jessica will work from MDLinx’s offices in Pennsylvania.

Vikas Joshi previously worked for SSI and Kantar Operations and will be the full time Quality Assurance Manager for the operations team at MDLinx. Vikas has a unique understanding of field operations and the technical challenges with an online market research panel. He will be concentrating his efforts on auditing the quality of our global physician communities owned in the USA, Japan, Germany, and Korea.

“Adding two more industry veterans to our operations team will enable us to service more market research companies and demonstrate the unparalleled reach of our premium quality physician communities around the globe,” said Ms. Leta. “The key to our success has been building relationships with clients based on our quality of customer service and the quality of our physician reach – these veterans understand our business and our clients. We welcome them to the team and look forward to introducing them to our US and European client base”.

MDLinx is an award-winning online community of physicians founded in 1999. The US based company has the greatest reach in the physician specialist market and through an international corporate structure can access world class physician communities in Japan, Korea, and Germany. MDLinx has partners in over 120 counties worldwide, to deliver one-stop global physician recruiting. In addition, MDLinx has solutions for online physician advertising with a specialized website, newsletters, and Messagesâ„¢ – a direct-to-physician messaging platform.