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Diplomat acquires American Homecare Federation
January 14th, 2014
FLINT, Mich. – Specialty pharmacy Diplomat has acquired American Homecare Federation (AHF) Inc., a provider of hemophilia pharmacy services.
Terms of the acquisition agreement, announced Monday, weren't disclosed. Diplomat said all AHF employees will continue in their current roles.
"Diplomat is pleased to expand our footprint in the hemophilia specialty space with the acquisition of AHF, which has an outstanding reputation for serving the hemophilia community and complements Diplomat's philosophy to 'take good care of patients and the rest falls into place'," Phil Hagerman, Diplomat's co-founder and chief executive officer, said in a statement. "The AHF purchase also establishes Diplomat's physical presence in the Northeast and allows for future expansion opportunities in that region."
Based in Enfield, Conn., AHF serves the homecare needs of the bleeding disorders community nationwide. Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, serves patients and physicians in all 50 states, focusing on medication management programs for people with specialized or long-term medical needs, including cancer, HIV and multiple sclerosis.
"Diplomat has an industry-leading hemophilia care management program, and the addition of AHF further underscores our commitment to the hemophilia community," stated Hetty Lima, vice president of specialty infusion and rare diseases for Diplomat and a longtime veteran of the hemophilia specialty pharmacy industry. "It is important for the community to know this acquisition enhances the ability of both organizations to meaningfully care for those with bleeding disorders."
Adam Oliveri, AHF general manager and national sales manager, commented, "We are pleased to now be part of the nation's leading specialty pharmacy provider and are confident the continuity of quality care for our patients will remain the No. 1 priority."