FLINT, Mich. – April 3, 2015 – Company started in 1975 as a neighborhood pharmacy now among nation’s top specialty pharmacies. 

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) is celebrating 40 years of providing quality pharmacy services to its patients nationwide.

Diplomat, founded in 1975 by Dale Hagerman and son Phil Hagerman, its current chairman and CEO, has grown into the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy. Founded on the philosophy “take good care of patients, and the rest falls into place,” Diplomat is committed to helping patients with complex chronic conditions.

Today, Diplomat relies on its history of innovation to set the standard for patient care. What started as a small, regional operation has since led to a national enterprise focused on customized solutions for each patient’s individual needs. At the root of the company’s expansion is the desire to help more patients find health. “We remain committed to our philosophy by taking care of one patient at a time for happier lives and health that lasts,” says Phil Hagerman.

“Our patients are more than customers; they are remarkable stories of human triumph. It is our honor to support their health, helping them thrive in their lives,” Hagerman says. “Our philosophy continues to be as it was when my dad had the pharmacy almost 40 years ago and we look forward to upholding for the next 40 years to come.”

To watch the exclusive interview with Dale Hagerman and Phil Hagerman, click here.

To learn more about Diplomat, visit www.diplomat.is.


About Diplomat

Diplomat (NYSE: DPLO) serves patients and physicians in all 50 states. Headquartered in Flint, Michigan, the company focuses on medication management programs for people with complex chronic diseases, including oncology, immunology, hepatitis, multiple sclerosis, HIV, specialized infusion therapy and many other serious or long-term conditions. Diplomat opened its doors in 1975 as a neighborhood pharmacy with one essential tenet: “Take good care of patients, and the rest falls into place.” Today, that tradition continues—always focused on improving patient care and clinical adherence. For more information visit www.diplomat.is. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and like us on Facebook.


Kali Lucas, Marketing & Public Relations
810.768.9580 | press@diplomat.is