December 17, 2014

Google could be preparing to take on Amazon.com with its own unique e-commerce solution.

 

November 6, 2014

Although the GOP controls both houses, it is unlikely that they will be able to repeal Obamacare, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal published Wednesday.

November 5, 2014

Amazon this fall piloted the use of mobile app Flywheel and licensed cabs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to a report published in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday.

October 31, 2014

Treasury Department aide Alastair “Al” Fitzpayne has been tapped as the Department of Health and Human Services’ next chief of staff, the Wall Street Journal reported.

October 23, 2014

Procter and Gamble’s group president of the North America business, Melanie Healey, is leaving the company next year, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

October 20, 2014

CVS Health has confirmed a Wall Street Journal report that it is working to establish a tobacco-free pharmacy network and is looking for tobacco-free pharmacies to participate in the new offering.

September 9, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration is on pace to match or exceed the 39 novel new medicines approved in 2012.

August 21, 2014

Southeastern Grocers, the company behind supermarket chains Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo, will not pursue an initial public offering, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

August 20, 2014

Despite creating a detailed plan to speed up the rate at which generic drug applications are reviewed, experts say a backlog has developed at the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Generic Drugs.

July 29, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration may have more generic drug applications than it does personnel to process them, according to a Wall Street Journal report published Tuesday.

July 25, 2014

In an effort to show investors that its able to deliver strong earnings growth, drug maker Allergan will be laying off workers and discontinuing some of its drug research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

July 2, 2014

Express Scripts has taken as many as 1,000 active ingredients widely used by compounding pharmacies off of their coverage list, according to a Wall Street Journal report published Tuesday. 

June 10, 2014

Joel Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Walmart.com, has departed the online giant to assume the role of president at Five Below, a retailer that targets pre-teens and teens with trendy, extreme-value merchandise, according to a Five Below press release issued Tuesday morning.

June 6, 2014

The Senate confirmed former Walmart executive Sylvia Burwell as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday by a vote of 78-17, according to several reports.

June 3, 2014

Indian drug maker Wockhardt has been charged by the Food and Drug Administration with utilizing the same unapproved method to test drug quality in its Morton Grove, Ill., facility as two facilities in India, both of which were subsequently banned from importing into the United States,the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

May 23, 2014

CVS Caremark is reportedly looking to further expand its presence in Brazil by acquiring Drogarias Pacheco São Paulo, also known as DPSP, according to news reports.

May 8, 2014

Walgreens' new store format encouraging pharmacists to practice at the top of their license has passed muster with the Department of health and Human Services, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

March 24, 2014

IMS Health Holdings is expected to launch an initial public stock offering in two weeks, according to a report Sunday in the Wall Street Journal.

March 6, 2014

Cerberus Capital Management is attempting to lock down a deal to secure Safeway as part of an acquisition that could exceed $9 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

March 3, 2014

Pfizer is recruiting for a 1,200-patient actual use study to measure whether or not patients can appropriately self-select treating high cholesterol with the statin Lipitor, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

February 21, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration will host a public meeting in March to discuss updating the OTC monograph system, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

February 20, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved two "robotic pills," or pills that place an image camera or ingestible sensors into the gastrointestinal tract, according to a report published earlier this week by the Wall Street Journal.

October 29, 2013

Since appearing on the TV show “Shark Tank,” Breathometer, the creator of the world’s first smartphone breathalyzer, has enjoyed a significant boost in orders and investor interest, according to a news report. Shark Tank’s Daymond John will be the keynote speaker at this year’s DSN Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 3.

October 7, 2013

Next year, the share of brand-name drugs paid by Medicare Part D beneficiaries will drop to 47.5%. The share of generics will drop to 72%, according to a report published Monday in the Wall Street Journal.