Company News

Share this article:

Pfizer's acquisition of Wyeth was completed today, after both companies received final regulatory approval from government officials. Wyeth will keep both of its headquarters – in Madison, NJ and Collegeville, PA – according to reports. Wyeth's shares will stop trading today, with each outstanding share converted to $33 in cash and .0985 of a Pfizer share, according to a company statement.

USA Today and analytics firm Qforma launched the second phase of their “Most Influential Doctors” partnership, with provides a doctor database (searchable by condition) to consumers via USA Today's online property. The second phase added four new conditions to the search: breast cancer, COPD, depression and osteoarthritis. Qforma created the tool using data supplied by research firm Wolters Kluwer Health.  


Share this article:
close

Next Article in Business Briefs

Email Newsletters

More in Business Briefs

Biologics have higher psoriatic arthritis adherence

A study of psoriatic arthritis patients found greater adherence among patients whose initial treatment was a biologic, compared to those who started with a non-biologic treatment.

IRS struggles with device tax

A Treasury report says the IRS is having trouble identifying who owes it money.

White House proposes Hobby Lobby alternative

A proposal by the Obama administration Friday seeks to keep contraception accessible and coverage approval at arm's length for employees of religious non-profits.