FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes ranked M3, Inc. as the world's fifth most "Innovative Growth Company" of 2016. Rising in rank from last year's sixth place designation, M3 Inc. is the parent company of M3 USA, a leader in healthcare solutions for life science companies, hospitals, health systems, and physicians.
"As a part of the M3, Inc., we are honored to be recognized for innovation and growth, along with several other well-performing brands in technology and healthcare," states Aki Tomaru, CEO of M3 USA. "M3 USA is positioned for many exciting ventures in the near future, leveraging our physician community and growing healthcare brands to provide unique digital, marketing, workforce, and research services to healthcare organizations across the US."
According to Forbes contributors Hal Gregersen and Jeff Dyer, they determine the "Most Innovative Growth Companies" via several metrics and factors including "investors' ability to identify firms they expect to be innovative now and in the future." Companies on the list are ranked by what the creators refer to as the "innovation premium: the difference between their market capitalization, and the net present value of cash flows from existing businesses." This particular list includes mid-cap companies with a market value of $2-10 billion.
"Innovation is often defined as bringing together two or more things to create something new, to meet an emerging or ongoing need. We consistently seek new ways to combine medicine, media, and marketing to improve operations and communications of healthcare facilities, providers, and pharmaceutical companies, which ultimately benefits patients," states Craig Overpeck, CTO of M3 USA.
M3, Inc. has comprised a healthcare community spanning 70 countries, creating the world's largest healthcare panel of physicians and medical professionals. This healthcare community is accessible to M3 USA clients, including healthcare facilities and pharmaceutical companies, for market research, medical recruitment, multi-channel marketing and promotions, through a variety of clinical relationships and digital platforms including MDLinx, a top physician specialty site reaching more than 660,000 verified physicians.
About M3 Inc.:
The M3 Inc. operates in the US, Asia, and Europe with over 3.5 million physician members globally via its physician websites such as mdlinx.com, m3.com, research.m3.com, doctors.net.uk, medigate.net and medlive.cn. M3 Inc. is a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TYO:2413) with subsidiaries in major markets including USA, UK, Japan, S. Korea, and China. M3 Inc. provides services to healthcare and the life science industry. In addition to market research, these services include medical education, ethical drug promotion, clinical development, job recruitment, and clinic appointment services. M3 has offices in Tokyo, Washington D.C., Fort Washington, PA, Oxford, London, Beijing, and Seoul.
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