The American Marketing Association, one of the largest professional associations for marketers, has 38,000 members worldwide in every area of marketing.  For over six decades, the AMA has been the leading source for information, knowledge sharing and development in the marketing profession.

American College of Healthcare Architects
The American College of Healthcare Architects provides Board Certification for Architects who practice as healthcare specialists.  Their membership includes healthcare architects throughout the United States and Canada with specialized skills and proven expertise as healthcare specialists.

American Hospital Association
The AHA is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, healthcare networks, and their patients and communities.

American Red Cross
Every day, the American red Cross helps people in emergencies...whether it's half a million disaster victims or one sick child who needs blood.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
The mission of ASHP is to advance and support the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals and health systems and serve as their collective voice on issues related to medication use and public health.

American Statistical Association
The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 with the following mission: To promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.

America's Health Insurance Plans
The AHIP is a national association representing health insurance plans.

Association for Public Opinion Research
A professional public opinion and survey research association that promotes standards of professional conduct and ethics for surveys and public opinion research.  Publishes Public Opinion Quarterly.

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
AAMI is an alliance of over 6,000 members devoted to increasing the understanding and beneficial use of medical instrumentation.

Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the U.S. extends across the nation, coast-to-coast, and in Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico.  Since the founding of the first BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education.

The Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO) is the trade association of survey research organizations, representing over 275 companies and research operations in the United States and beyond.

Center for Advancement of Health
The Center for Advancement of Health is an independent non-profit corporation providing evidence-based research on health, health care, prevention, and chronic disease management with an emphasis on how social, behavioral and economic factors affect illness and well-being.

The Center for Multicultural Competence in Healthcare Organizations (CMCHO) is an independent organization created to certify health care organizations in the area of multicultural competence.

Federation of American Hospitals
A national organization of investor-owned and managed community hospitals and health systems throughout the United States.

HealthCare Without Harm
HealthCare Without Harm is a global coalition of 443 organizations in 52 countries working to protect health by reducing pollution in the healthcare industry.

Institute for Family-Centered Care
The Institute for Family-Centered Care provides leadership to advance the understanding and practice of patient and family-centered care in hospitals and other healthcare settings.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is a non-profit organization leading the improvement of healthcare throughout the world. The Institute helps accelerate change in healthcare by cultivating promising concepts for improving patient care and turning those ideas into action.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
JCAHO provides healthcare accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in healthcare organizations.

Management Science Associates Inc. is a diversified information management company that for four decades has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, advanced analytics and technology.  Our research focus and innovative solutions not only transform industrial and institutional practices, they illuminate the range, reach and potential of what we can do to infuse your organization with new energy.

National Association for Children's Hospitals
NACH is a non-profit organization of children's hospitals that promotes the health and well-being of all children and their families through support of children's hospitals and health systems that are committed to excellence in providing healthcare to children.

National Association of Health Services Executives
The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) is a non-profit association of Black healthcare executives founded in 1968 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of Black healthcare leaders, and elevating the quality of healthcare services rendered to minority and underserved communities.

National Stroke Association
National Stroke Association is the only national organization in the United States that focuses 100% of its efforts on stroke.  NSA achieves its mission to lower the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling community outreach programs, calling for continued improvement in the quality of stroke patient care, and educating both healthcare professionals and the general public about stroke.


The Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG) was founded in 1961 and is the oldest association of its kind.  PMRG is an independent, voluntary, non-profit association whose purpose is to stimulate improvement of marketing research and its utilization.  This overall purpose will be executed by educational activities directed toward (a) better understanding of the role of marketing research; (b) demonstrating how marketing research can shape & influence business decisions; (c) developing & evaluating marketing research techniques; (d) establishing, maintaining & improving professional marketing research standards, & (e) providing regular educational forums to develop & maintain professional competency & to identify, discuss & analyze current issues of critical importance.

Product Development and Management Association
A professional organization of product development and management professionals.  Has a strong focus on new product development processes, strategies and resources.

Professional Pricing Society
This association supports price decision makers and price management personnel. Provides both strategic and information resources through pricing conferences and workshops.

Qualitative Research Consultants Association
QRCA is a not-for-profit association of consultants involved in the design and implementation of qualitative research - focus groups, in-depth interviews, in-context and observational research, and more.

The world's leading marketing research magazine and online resource.

Sawtooth Software
Sawtooth Software was founded by Rich Johnson in 1983, shortly after personal computers burst upon the scene.  We believed PCs had a bright future in the collection and analysis of marketing research data, and over the last two decades we have produced many successful software products for interviewing and data analysis.

Their analytical and survey interviewing systems are some of the most widely used in the world. Sawtooth Software was the fourth most-used software (after SPSS, Excel and SAS) among respondents to a (Fall, 2004) survey of 1,500 registered users of the American Marketing Association's website (source: Marketing News, Feb. 1, 2005, p. 55).  Their tools are used over the Web, for CATI and CAPI interviewing, at conferences and trade shows, in mail intercept facilities, and just about anywhere else that people are interviewed.

The Council for Marketing and Opinion Research (CMOR)
A public interest organization established to protect the value that marketing and opinion research represents to the public and industry.

The Marketing Research Association
A professional marketing research association dedicated to advancing the practical application, use, and understanding of the opinion and marketing research profession. MRA promotes excellence in data collection and information processing.

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