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August 8, 2013

Any specialty pharmacy provider that wants to succeed in today's healthcare arena has to align its capabilities with patients, prescribing physicians, hospitals and pharmaceutical manufacturers. But success also depends on delivering cost savings and high-touch patient care services to managed care and health plan payers that depend on it.

August 8, 2013

For traditional retail pharmacies, one of the biggest roadblocks to entry into the specialty arena is the limited availability of many complex medicines.

August 8, 2013

There's no way to sugarcoat it. Over the past two decades, Flint, Mich., headquarters city for Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, had become a poster child for urban decline.

August 8, 2013

The urgency behind Diplomat's launch of its Retail Specialty Network isn't hard to fathom. As the growth momentum in pharmaceuticals shifts from traditionally developed drugs to more complex and expensive specialty and biotech products, traditional pharmacies without access to these specialized medicines — and the patients who depend on them — find themselves stranded in a receding market like boats at low tide.

July 16, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is supporting a summer camp for children with chronic kidney disease, the company said Tuesday.

June 27, 2013

A rapidly growing specialty pharmacy has been named a "bright spot" in Michigan's economy by a statewide business magazine.

June 10, 2013

The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board has appointed three new members to its board of directors, the group said Monday.

May 14, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is among the sponsors of a fundraising effort to expand an adult-fitness program run by a Flint, Mich.-based nonprofit.

April 30, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy recently took "extreme couponing" to a new level, not to save money for customers, but to collect items for charity.

April 19, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is among several Flint, Mich.-area companies that have signed on to a council to support a local business that makes scrubs and is interested in expanding beyond traditional markets.

April 18, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has several new programs in the works to promote health and wellness among its employees, the company said.

March 28, 2013

An executive from Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy recently participated in a program on hepatitis C therapy, the company said.

March 12, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy CEO Phil Hagerman has joined the board of directors of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, the group said Tuesday.

March 11, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has launched its new website, the company said Monday.

February 25, 2013

A clinical technology manager at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has received an award from a state pharmacy association.

February 20, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has hired a former information technology executive as its director of marketing.

December 27, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy announced that CEO and co-founder Phil Hagerman has been named one of 13 "Michiganders to Watch" by MLive Media Group, a collaborative network of local and statewide Michigan news outlets.

December 14, 2012

Inc. magazine named Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as one of the country's top 100 job creators as part of the business magazine's inaugural Hire Power Awards. Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy cracked the list at No. 94 with the addition of 233 new positions over the past three years and came in at No. 5 in the company's home state of Michigan.

But though the company comes in at No. 94 on 'Inc.''s list, measured up against the likes of IT Services juggernaut GoDaddy.com or the rapidly growing fast-food chain Colorado Smashburger, Diplomat Specialty is a bellwether all the same — specialty pharmacy is and will be the catalyst for growth in the retail pharmacy industry.

December 7, 2012

Inc. magazine has named Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as one of the country's top 100 job creators, the privately owned company said.

November 21, 2012

During Fred's third-quarter earnings call, the company told analysts it was testing a new, smaller format drug-dollar store concept and that its partnership with Diplomat was creating new clinical capabilities for the chain, which still sees pharmacy as a major growth opportunity.

The more Memphis-area patients continue singing those Delta blues, the more they're going to be scuffling through Fred's doors in their blue suede shoes. Effectively serving that economically-challenged patient is just one reason why Fred's third-quarter call this week should resonate across the industry. Because Fred's is in pursuit of two trends that are critical to its future — a specialty pharmacy solution that gains Fred's entree into the only growth-game in pharmacy, and an answer to its big-box competitors with a small-footprint, dollar-store/pharmacy hybrid.

November 20, 2012

Any trickle-down of an improving economy hasn't trickled down to Fred's consumer base, Bruce Efird, Fred's CEO, told analysts Tuesday morning in discussing the discounter's third-quarter results.

November 8, 2012

A rapidly growing specialty pharmacy company in Michigan is about to experience another spurt.

September 25, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced retired Gen. Colin L. Powell, former U.S. secretary of state and former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, will be the keynote speaker for the 2012 NACDS Foundation Dinner on Nov. 27 in New York City.

August 27, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has earned a spot on Inc. magazine's annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

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