Diplomat Celebrates National Pharmacy Week in Honor of Patients & Caregivers
FLINT, Mich. – October 23, 2015 – The nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy celebrates National Pharmacy Week with personal stories of patient care.
Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced that it is celebrating National Pharmacy Week with a campaign to honor patients and caregivers. The company released a series of videos developed over the past year, each taken to tell the personal stories in specialty pharmacy.
National Pharmacy Week highlights the significant role that pharmacies play as a member of the health care team and celebrates the ways that they improve care for patients. Throughout its history, National Pharmacy Week has served to educate the public on pharmacy-related topics.
In a compilation of interviews, members of Diplomat’s high-touch team share their stories of taking care of patients. Watch the video here:
“These real-life stories reveal the true spirit of the Diplomat Difference and the critical role that specialty pharmacy plays in managing some of the nation’s most complex patient cases,” said Diplomat CEO and Chairman Phil Hagerman.
Watch videos from Diplomat’s patients:
- Jay’s Diplomat Difference, from a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- John’s Diplomat Difference, from a patient with prostate cancer
- Bethany’s Diplomat Difference, from a patient with multiple sclerosis
“As drug development accelerates and therapy management becomes more complex, the role of the pharmacist will continue to grow,” Hagerman said. “At Diplomat, we are proud to be at the forefront, advancing our Diplomat Difference to meet our patients’ needs.”
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.
Kali Lucas, Public Relations Coordinator
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