Endo Health Solutions Inc. Announced as New Name for Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc.
CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shareholders of Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (ENDP) voted today at its annual shareholders meeting to approve changing the company's name to Endo Health Solutions Inc.
The name change is in conjunction with the launch of Endo's new corporate identity and more accurately reflects the company's new business model. Endo Health Solutions has aggregated four operating businesses into one enterprise aimed at delivering fully-integrated, end-to-end solutions principally in pain management and urology for the benefit of providers, payers and patients.
Endo's vision is to approach therapeutic areas and disease states as pathways, and to identify, develop and incorporate medical interventions beyond the traditional chemical and biological treatments.
"This important decision by our shareholders marks a milestone in our company's history," said Dave Holveck, President and Chief Executive Officer, "and reinforces our position in the market as a leading provider of health solutions, merging healthcare information and a broader array of innovative treatment options that can ultimately lead to improved health outcomes for patients."
Under its new corporate architecture, Endo Health Solutions will deliver various products and services through its four operating segments: AMS, a developer of innovative medical devices; Endo Pharmaceuticals, a provider of branded pharmaceuticals; HealthTronics, a provider of medical services, including practice management software, laboratory solutions and medical records technology; and Qualitest, a manufacturer of high-quality generic pharmaceuticals.
Endo Health Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: ENDP) is a US-based diversified healthcare company that is redefining healthcare value by finding solutions for the unmet needs of patients along care pathways for pain management, pelvic health, urology, endocrinology and oncology. Through our operating segments -- AMS, Endo Pharmaceuticals, HealthTronics and Qualitest -- Endo is dedicated to improving care through a combination of branded products, generics, devices, technology and services that creates maximum value for patients, providers and payers alike. Learn more at www.endo.com.
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