SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation's largest privately held specialty pharmacy company, announces the launch of Navigator Health Services, an independent division of Diplomat that provides next generation services to the specialty pharmacy industry. The announcement was made by Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy President and CEO, Phil Hagerman, R.Ph., who says that Navigator Health Services was formed in response to a rapidly evolving industry that is expanding its service outreach and capabilities.
"While drug dispensing remains at the center of our industry, the service component of specialty pharmacy is critical to patient compliance and excellent patient outcomes. The current model does not address the demand for the industry to provide additional services to greater numbers of patients, especially with health care reform poised to add 30 million new patients into the insured pool," explains Mr. Hagerman. "Navigator Health Services will align the service component of specialty pharmacy with the dispensing component to provide a complementary treatment package in a framework that makes good business sense."
Navigator Health Services partners with pharmaceutical, health delivery and payer organizations to deliver innovative services and pharmacy solutions to patients and industry stakeholders that are both technology-based and people-driven, consistent with Diplomat's high-touch/high-tech approach. The initial focus areas for Navigator include reimbursement hub services and expanding alternative funding sources, patient assistance program administration and IT data reporting and healthcare analytics. The overarching goal of Navigator Health Services is to contribute to the attainment of measurable and improved pa
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