It is hard to overstate the size of the American healthcare sector. As of 2015, spending on healthcare (by governments, individuals, and businesses) totalled a staggering $3.2 trillion. That works out to almost $10,000 per US resident and 17.8% of US Gross Domestic Product!
These days, more and more businesses are “going global”. For market research companies, expanding internationally can open the door to additional markets and clientele. It can provide access to new demographic groups and a larger pool of potential panelists. It can help build corporate brand and prestige. Plus, thanks to the Internet and other technological advances, it is easier than ever.