January 06, 2009
Johnson & Johnson has completed its previously announced acquisition of Omrix Biopharmaceuticals, a biopharma specializing in biosurgical and immunotherapy products. Omrix will operate as a stand-alone entity under J&J subsidiary Ethicon.
Waterfront Media's Everyday Health Network has announced the launch of Joy's LIFE Diet Online, a companion site for author Joy Bauer's book, Joy's LIFE Diet: Four Steps to Thin Forever. The company hopes to leverage consumer New Year's resolutions regarding weight loss, and will support the site, joybauer.com, with an online marketing campaign.
Chicago-based healthcare marketing firm Donahoe Purohit Miller has changed its name to Purohit Navigation, and launched a new website, www.purohitnavigation.com. The new name reflects a separation from the company's medical education unit, led by Mark Miller, and the retirement of key executive Ed Donahoe.