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:
You must be a registered member of MMM to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Business Briefs

Email Newsletters

MM&M EBOOK: PATIENT ACCESS

Patient access to pharmaceuticals is a tale of two worlds—affordability has improved for the majority, while the minority is hampered by cost, distribution and red tape. To provide marketers with a well-rounded perspective, MM&M presents this e-book chock full of key insights. Click here to access it.

More in Business Briefs

Monday Moves: September 15

Hires and promotions for manufacturers, regulatory and agencies

Kantar acquires Evidências, expands Brazilian presence

The company's acquisition signals the growing importance of understanding the Brazilian healthcare market and evidence-based healthcare management services.

Study says statins not enough for diabetic hearts

Researchers using an experimental test have discovered that the 50% of surveyed diabetics may also have undetected heart muscle damage.