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2014-09-19 12:25:17

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, has announced the appointment of David Dreyer to the Board of Directors on September 15, 2014. Mr. Dreyer is an independent director and will also serve as chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. Dreyer has almost 30 years of accounting, financial, compliance and operating experience in the health care field. Since October 2010, Mr. Dreyer has served as chief financial officer,...

2014-09-10 12:29:30

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that it is partnering with area leaders to provide the necessary funding to expand Dr. Phil Zimbardo's Hero Imagination Project (HIP) to the Flint area. The HIP's licensed empowerment programs will be used as a catalyst to transform Flint from one of the most dangerous communities in the country into the nation's first "Hero Town." HIP is a 501(c)3 nonprofit...

2014-09-05 08:22:25

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, has announced that its marketing & public relations team has received eleven awards from GD USA's 2014 American Inhouse Design Awards. The American Inhouse Design Awards is considered the premier showcase for work from inhouse design teams within corporations, publishing houses, non-profit organizations, universities and government agencies. The award-winning pieces from...

2014-09-04 16:27:48

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced that it will distribute Plegridy(TM) (peginterferon beta-1a). Manufactured by Biogen Idec, Plegridy(TM) was approved on August 15, 2014 by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS). Plegridy is the only pegylated beta interferon approved for use in RMS and is dosed once every two weeks. Plegridy can be...

2014-09-03 08:34:35

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced that it will be the exclusive distributor for SYNRIBO(®) (omacetaxine mepesuccinate) for subcutaneous injection intended for home use. On May 5, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the indication of SYNRIBO(®) to allow for home administration. SYNRIBO(® )is a prescription medicine used to treat adult patients with chronic or accelerated phase...

2014-08-22 16:23:26

FLINT, Mich., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, has been selected as one of two winners in the 2014 Innovations in Specialty Pharmacy Competition, held by Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, LLC. The results of the competition were announced in the August 2014 issue of Specialty Pharmacy News. Diplomat was honored as a Top Innovator for their Diplomat University Education & Training program. Through Diplomat University, the...

2014-08-07 16:29:56

FLINT, Mich., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce that its president, Gary Kadlec, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE). Kadlec will serve a three-year term as a board member. The AFPE was founded in 1942 to advance and support pharmaceutical education in the United States and is the oldest and largest pharmacy foundation. The AFPE...

2014-08-04 16:26:47

FLINT, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, has announced a partnership agreement with Physician Resource Management, Inc. (PRM). In this relationship, Diplomat will act as a preferred specialty pharmacy network provider. As a credentialed, preferred provider of specialty pharmacy services, Diplomat will provide comprehensive services and dispensing capabilities necessary to service oncology patients in a high-quality and...

2014-07-28 16:27:12

FLINT, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that it has been selected as a provider of Zydelig(®) tablets. Zydelig was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on July 23, 2014 for the treatment of three B-cell blood cancers. "We are pleased to partner with Gilead and be included in the limited panel of distribution for Zydelig," said Gary Kadlec, R.Ph, President of Diplomat. "Our expertise in...

2014-07-17 08:29:07

FLINT, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today it has acquired MedPro Rx, a specialty pharmacy focused on specialty infusion therapies including hemophilia and immune globulin based in Raleigh, North Carolina. "MedPro Rx shares our focus on caring for patients through personalized, high-touch service and communication," said Phil Hagerman, Diplomat CEO. "We acquired MedPro to expand our existing specialty...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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