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Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Tapped by Teva Neuroscience for Therapy Optimization Study for Multiple Sclerosis (TOP MS)
Date:10/10/2008

SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy announced today that Teva Neuroscience has selected Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy to be one of only three sites to participate in a large scale, national Therapy Optimization Study for Multiple Sclerosis (TOP MS).

The goal, of the two year TOP MS study, is to examine the benefits of a specialty pharmacy therapy management program on compliance, adherence and patient outcomes. Targeted patient outcomes will include: Relapses, Disability Progression, Quality of Life, and Work and Usual Activity Participation.

"We are honored that Teva Neuroscience selected Diplomat to participate in this study," said Phil Hagerman, President and CEO of Diplomat. "I have no doubt that the TOP MS study will validate the benefits of our patient centric model. When we focus on adherence and tolerance, and offer patients a personalized medication program, we can reduce the frequency and severity of relapses and ultimately improve the quality of life."

"Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy was selected to participate in this study because they have shown a commitment to therapy management in MS that is exemplary among Specialty Pharmacies," said MerriKay Oleen-Burkey, Project Leader for the TOP MS Study at Teva Neuroscience.

"This really is a credit to Diplomat's industry leading MS Navigator program that currently benefits physicians and especially MS patients across the country," said Ken Visser, Diplomat's National Accounts Manager for Multiple Sclerosis. "At Diplomat we maximize therapy adherence by enhancing patient education and prescriber communication. Using our exclusive eNAV(TM) patient care software system, we can electronically record and report our patients' therapy and disease. All of this combined amounts to some of the highest patient adherence numbers in the country."

About Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is the nation's largest independently 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 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.

About Teva Neuroscience

Teva Neuroscience is the branded neurological products franchise of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and is responsible for the development, registration and marketing for Teva's branded neurological products in North America. Teva Neuroscience has administrative, commercial marketing, and other leadership functions based in Kansas City, MO at its North American headquarters, as well as a facility in Horsham, PA, home to the company's clinical research activities and regulatory functions, and an office in Montreal, Quebec, headquarters for the company's Canadian presence.

Contact: Ken Visser, National Accounts Manager for Multiple Sclerosis

Phone: 616-242-1082

Fax: 616-454-9095

Email: kvisser@diplomatpharmacy.com


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