About the Disease
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is progressive form of muscular dystrophy that occurs primarily in males, though in rare cases may affect females. It causes progressive weakness and loss of skeletal and heart muscles, and early signs of the disease may include delayed ability to sit, stand, or walk and difficulties learning to speak. While there is no known cure for DMD, there are treatments that can help control symptoms, and allow boys with DMD to now live into young adulthood.
About our Patient Care
Our dedicated Care Team will work with the physician's office and insurance on a patient's behalf so that our patients have more time to focus on their treatment and quality of life. We are here to listen, provide counseling on treatment, including side-effect management, and assist with sourcing third-party financial assistance.
In addition, Orsini is the only specialty pharmacy with access to all medications for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
As part of treatment, we provide:
Dedicated Care Team
We provide prescribers and patients with a dedicated care team for each of our disease state programs. This includes a primary pharmacy contact, clinical education, side-effects management, scheduled refill calls, and a direct phone, fax and email address.
In-Home Patient- and Family-Centric Care
We administer a nationwide nursing network, allowing patients to pursue in-home treatment or receive training on self-administrated drugs. Our nurses are ideally positioned to establish a partnership with patients and their families in order to provide clinical education and coaching that strengthen the patient's capacity to achieve therapy goals.
Shipping and Coordination of Care
We provide free overnight delivery of medications and necessary medical supplies and manage the coordination of care between prescribers, sites of care, nurses and patients to ensure dispenses and drug delivery align with the date and location of service.
We successfully identify and assist enrolling patients into any and all manufacturer co-pay and foundation support programs in order to minimize a potential financial burden to patients given the high-cost of specialty medications.
24/7/365 Access to a Pharmacist
We provide prescribers and patients access to a pharmacist 24/7/365 to ensure patients are always cared for.