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Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Rinku A. Patel, PharmD to Vice President, Pharmacy Strategy

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy today announced the promotion of Dr. Rinku A. Patel to Vice President, Pharmacy Strategy. Patel was previously Diplomat's Director of Pharmacy Development and Operations.

Patel's new role will encompass 3 main areas:

  • Pharmacy Technology - Direct and manage the pharmacy's operating system, the company's proprietary electronic patient care system (eNAV(TM)), and future technology developments related to pharmacy systems operations.
  • Pharmacy Operations- Support the development and implementation of Diplomat's expanding business lines, including contracts with Managed Care, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, Clinical Research Organizations and other industry stakeholders.
  • Pharmacy Clinical Services- Lead the company's expanding team of clinical pharmacists in the continued development of Diplomat's high-touch pharmaceutical care programs.

"I could not be more pleased to announce Rinku's addition to Diplomat's executive team," said Phil Hagerman, President and CEO of Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy. "Rinku's expertise in Pharmacy Technology and Operations will play a critical role in the expansion and roll out of a number of industry leading initiatives Diplomat will announce over the next 90 days. In addition, her broad industry experience is a tremendous advantage and will support our continued national expansion and long term growth."

"I'm honored with Phil's confidence and thrilled to be part of the executive team," said Dr. Patel. "This is an exciting time for Diplomat and I look forward to contributing to the advancement of the company's business strategy."

Dr. Patel is a registered pharmacist with over 10 years of operational and strategic development experience in the areas of Specialty, Home Infusion, and Pharmacy Technology. Prior to joining Diplomat she was the Director of Procurement & Pharma Relations at Walgreen/OptionCare; and at Caremark, Dr. Patel was the Manager of Contracts and Trade Relations and served as an IT Pharmacist. Dr. Patel is a graduate of the Bachelors in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy programs at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois.

About Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is the nation's largest privately held Specialty Pharmacy and focuses on complete medication management programs for patients with serious and chronic conditions. Key programs include: Oncology, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn's, Hemophilia, Growth Hormone and Psoriasis. Other specialty areas include Transplant, Fertility, Dialysis Medication Management, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Specialty Compounding. The company also specializes in Disease Management programs for Chronic Kidney Disease patients, as well as Home and Out-Patient Infusion. With locations in Flint, Swartz Creek and Grand Rapids, MI; Cleveland, OH; Chicago, IL; and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Diplomat services the specialty pharmacy needs of patients and physicians nationwide.

    For more information contact:
    Kathy Karns

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