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Abbott names Robert Ford to succeed Miles White as CEO

Abbott names Robert Ford to succeed Miles White as CEO

ABBOTT PARK, Ill.  — Abbott announced that Miles White will be stepping down as chief executive officer on March 31, 2020, after a remarkable 21-year tenure, the second longest for a non-founder in today’s S&P 100. He will remain executive chairman of the board. The board has unanimously appointed Robert Ford, a 23-year Abbott veteran, to

Abbott named sustainability leader again in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Abbott named sustainability leader again in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. — Abbott has been named the Global Industry Leader in sustainability for the seventh consecutive year by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate sustainability. As the industry leader in Health Care Equipment & Supplies, the company earned top scores across all three key

Abbott and Novo Nordisk to provide integrated digital solution to people with diabetes using insulin

Abbott and Novo Nordisk  to provide integrated digital solution to people with diabetes using insulin

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. —Abbott and Novo Nordisk announced Wednesday a non-exclusive partnership that will integrate insulin dose data from Novo Nordisk pre-filled and durable connected pens directly into the digital health tools compatible with the FreeStyle Libre system (FreeStyle LibreLinkii mobile app and LibreViewiii cloud-based system). The partnership reflects both companies′ commitment to make diabetes

Abbott and Malaria No More form partnership

Abbott and Malaria No More form partnership

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. —  Abbott announced today that it is supporting a partnership between the government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha and Malaria No More, providing technology, expertise and funding support to advance efforts to end malaria in the state. The partnership builds on Odisha’s success in significantly driving down malaria cases and deaths

Abbott offers Pedialyte Sparkling Rush powder packs

Abbott offers Pedialyte Sparkling Rush powder packs

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. — Flavored sparkling water is currently a taste bud darling, and fans can now enjoy a new effervescent option: Pedialyte Sparkling Rush powder packs from Abbott. Abbott developed this rehydration solution just in time for the holidays, so you get the refreshing fizz you crave in a convenient packet, to easily upgrade water

Abbott readies U.S. pharmacy rollout of FreeStyle Libre

Abbott readies U.S. pharmacy rollout of FreeStyle Libre

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. — Abbott plans to make its FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system available at major U.S. retail pharmacies before the end of the year. Approved last week by the Food and Drug Administration as a replacement for blood glucose monitoring (BGM) for adults with diabetes, the FreeStyle Libre uses new glucose sensing

Abbott introduces nutrition drinks to aid surgery recovery

Abbott introduces nutrition drinks to aid surgery recovery

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. — Abbott has launched Ensure Surgery Immunonutrition and Ensure Pre-Surgery, two new science-based nutrition drinks for patients undergoing surgery. Abbott said Wednesday that Ensure Surgery Immunonutrition is a shake for people to drink in the week leading up to and following surgery. It provide snutrients, such as arginine and omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, to help with