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PhillyPharma Archive: April, 2013
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GlaxoSmithKline and Humana, drug companies and insurers awaiting Supreme Court decision
Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 8:06 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court justices are scheduled to have one of their regular conferences to consider what cases they will decide to hear in full...
FDA schedules June meeting to re-examine Avandia clinical trial results
Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 3:48 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a notice on the federal register that it will hold a joint meeting of two advisory committees...
Pfizer spent big money on lobbying when new PA health department secretary worked there
Thu, Apr 11, 2013, 9:13 AM
Michael Wolf was named secretary of the Pennsylvania health department by Gov. Corbett on Monday, as Inquirer colleague Amy Worden wrote the...
Glaxo's Andrew Witty on CEO choices, financial guidance, smaller facilities and hiring people with heart
Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 6:04 AM
GlaxoSmithKline chief executive officer Andrew Witty said in an interview with The Inquirer that leaders must decide whether to use their positions...
Why do Medicare, Medicaid and Veterans Affairs deal with drug costs differently?
Tue, Apr 9, 2013, 10:47 AM
Countries sometimes do things differently from other countries or gain reputations for doing certain things well or poorly. But within a country...
Merck CEO Ken Frazier says West Point facility near Philly is safe for now
Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 10:59 AM
Princeton, N.J. - Merck & Co., chief executive officer Ken Frazier told The Inquirer that the drugmaker's facility in the Philadelphia...
Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron reviews GlaxoSmithKline's new building at the Philadelphia Navy Yard
Fri, Apr 5, 2013, 10:10 AM
The Inquirer's architecture critic, Inga Saffron, toured and reviewed GlaxoSmithKline's new building at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. A link...
Healthcare and pharmaceutical job cuts continue, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas
Thu, Apr 4, 2013, 8:13 AM
Healthcare and pharmaceutical companies continued to shed jobs in March and the rest of the first quarter of 2013, according to the latest...
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