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QuintilesIMS adopts IQVIA as new name

QuintilesIMS adopts IQVIA as new name

DANBURY, Conn., and  RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Global health care and pharmaceutical information specialist QuintilesIMS has changed its name to IQVIA. The IQVIA name became effective as of Nov. 6, the company said. Plans call for IQVIA equity shares to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “IQV” starting on

QuintilesIMS’ Jim Hunter honored with Pratt Award

QuintilesIMS’ Jim Hunter honored with Pratt Award

SAN DIEGO — QuintilesIMS executive Jim Hunter was presented the Harold W. Pratt Award at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo. Hunter, vice president of supplier services at QuintilesIMS, received the award Sunday morning during the conference’s business program. Named after longtime Walgreens executive Harold Pratt, the award is one of the top honors bestowed

Regional drug chains display prowess as innovators

Regional drug chains display prowess as innovators

Although sometimes overlooked amid the swirl of activity surrounding the largest players in retail pharmacy, regional drug chains remain an integral part of the industry. The assets and aspirations of those companies — defined as operating between four and 250 stores — along with the challenges they face, were on display at the National Association

IMS Health, Quintiles wrap up merger

IMS Health, Quintiles wrap up merger

DANBURY, Conn., and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — IMS Health and Quintiles have combined to form a new global health care information and service provider, QuintilesIMS. The companies on Monday said they have completed their merger, an all-stock merger-of-equals transaction announced in May. The agreement united IMS Health Holdings, Inc. and Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc.