Diplomat Unites Companies Under Specialty Infusion Group Brand


The nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy unifies its family of infusion companies to operate under one name.

FLINT, Mich., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) has launched Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group, a new brand uniting five subsidiaries—American Homecare Federation, At-Home IV Infusion Professional, BioRx, MedPro Rx, and XAS Infusion Suites.

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.)

To learn more about Diplomat's specialty infusion services, visit diplomat.is/specialty-infusion

"As we continue to build on the work we have done, we are excited to move forward with the launch of our new Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group brand," said Diplomat CEO and Chairman Phil Hagerman. "Together, our combined resources allow us to continue to build upon our expertise and services for patients with specialized needs."

Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group companies will continue their focused services within their key areas of excellence, including:

  • Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders
    • High-touch management for populations with rare bleeding disorders and patients with hemophilia A, hemophilia B, inhibitors, or von Willebrand disease.
  • Hereditary angioedema (HAE)
    • Specialized programs that guide HAE patients through their medical journey.
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
    • Home infusion services specifically designed for patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
  • Immune globulin
    • Home delivery and administration of immune globulin therapies, including innovative patient and physician support programs.
  • Parenteral and enteral nutrition
    • Customized treatments and infusion support

"This brand opens a new door for us," said Phil Rielly, Diplomat vice president and president of Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group. "Our patients are our driving force. They are our motivation to continue pushing for better therapies and educating on the industry. We are determined to keep working and advocating under the new brand on their behalf—to be the voice our patients don't always have."

To learn more about Diplomat, visit diplomat.is.

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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, 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 diplomat.is.

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

John Louis, Director, Category Management,
Specialty Infusion Group
610.924.5128 | jlouis@diplomat.is

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