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Press Releases

  • Medication Safety Awareness for the Blind MSAB Month Helps People Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired - Medication Safety Awareness for the Blind (MSAB) is a month-long event, held every October across the US and Canada. This initiative rallies advocates to spread the word about accessible prescription labels, so that people who are blind, visually or print impaired become aware of options for accessing their prescription label information. This year, over 200 […]
  • ScripTalk iOS App Set for 2018 Launch - En-Vision America has spent the last year developing an iOS app for its ScripTalk product since Apple made NFC available in iOS 11. Once the ScripTalk app is downloaded and opened, Apple iPhone users will be able to use their phone as an audible prescription reader. The user simply places a prescription container with a special […]
  • Nevada SB 131 Accessible Labels Bill Needs Final Push to Pass Assembly Vote - A final push is needed by Nevada citizens to help pass SB 131, a bill that would make accessible prescriptions widely available to blind, visually impaired and print impaired people. People who live in Nevada are being asked to call their legislators now. See message from Rick Kuhlmey, Nevada Council of the Blind:  May 10, […]
  • St. Matthews Community Pharmacy in Louisville, KY offers ScripTalk and ScripView Labels - Louisville, KY – (April 3, 2014) St. Matthews Community Pharmacy is now offering two solutions for persons who cannot read the print on their prescription drug container labels.  Often those who are visually impaired, elderly, or have other print-impaired disabilities find their independence and safety endangered by inadvertently taking the wrong medication, the wrong amount […]
  • NCD Applauds Increased Availability of Accessible Prescription Drug Label Information - Washington, DC – March 20, 2014 – The National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies on disability policy, welcomes the settlement agreement announced March 18 between CVS/pharmacy and the American Council of the Blind, the California Council of the Blind and the American Foundation […]
  • For 14 Million Americans, Accessible Rx Labels Equal Independence - Check out this blog posting on the Disability.gov blog website by Guest Blogger Janice Lehrer-Stein, a Member of the National Council on Disability. http://usodep.blogs.govdelivery.com/2014/03/20/for-14-million-americans-accessible-rx-labels-equal-independence/
  • CVS Online Pharmacy Now Offers ScripTalk Containers - Woonsocket, Rhode Island (March 18, 2014) – CVS/pharmacy announced today that it now provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescriptions ordered for home delivery through its online pharmacy, CVS.com. The ScripTalk labels provide a safe and convenient way to access information on prescription labels for individuals who cannot read standard print.  The ScripTalk labels are […]
  • En-Vision America and Big Y Pharmacies pair up to offer ScripTalk and ScripView labels - Normal, IL – (January 15, 2014) Taking prescription medications as prescribed can be a matter of life and death. Since many elderly patients and those with vision impairments have a difficult time reading the information on their prescription labels, the risk of error is even higher. Pharmacies across the country, including Big Y sites in […]
  • Deaf-Blind Now Have Opportunity for Accessible Prescriptions - Normal, IL. – (January 15, 2014) For those who are deaf-blind, finding ways to identify prescriptions and all their fine print can be a challenge. For those with Braille display devices, the newly introduced ScripTalk User Software by En-Vision America, Inc. finally provides a safe and independent solution. “We would go to conferences and talk […]
  • Accessible Prescription Label Program Now Free For Blind Americans - Normal, IL  3/15/11 – En-Vision America, Inc. has announced a new program to aid the blind and visually impaired in obtaining accessible prescriptions. Under their Pharmacy Freedom Program, eligible individuals may obtain a free ScripTalk Station patient reader that will allow them to access their prescription label information. Participating pharmacies attach a small RFID label […]
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