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 [...]
i.d. mate OMNI featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition - Sundays 8/7c on ABC En-Vision America, Inc. recently partnered with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to help make a family’s wish come true. After learning about the Kadzis family in Tallahassee, FL, EMHE contacted En-Vision America about their i.d. mate OMNI. Not only was the family’s hurricane-damaged home in need of repair, but special accommodations needed [...]
AFB Survey Finds Drug Labeling Puts People with Vision Loss at Serious Medical Risk - A recent survey by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) found that people with vision loss were unable to read necessary instructions supplied with prescription and over-the-counter medications…The Access to Drug Labels Survey explored the personal stories of people who had trouble reading prescription or over-the-counter medication information.
En-Vision America Launches Newest ScripTalk Reader - En-Vision America, Inc. proudly introduced the latest device in their line of assistive technology at the NACDS conference in Boston, MA this week. ScripTalk Station, an audible prescription reader, was presented to the retail market.
U.S. Senate Pays Special Attention to Talking Prescription Labels - The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging took a closer look last week at ways to reduce medical errors by applying new and creative technologies. The hearing, entitled “Technology and Prescription Drug Safety” featured a demonstration of the newly developed ScripTalk Talking Prescription System.