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  • Global News: Empire Company Limited Now Offers ScripTalk Across All Brands, In-Store in Canada - This is the first time in Canadian history accessible prescription labels have been offered at the national pharmacy network level. Empire Company Limited, which runs brands Lawtons Drugs, Sobeys, Safeway Canada, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, IGA (Western Canada) and FreshCo, is now offering ScripTalk for blind, visually impaired and print impaired patients at ALL pharmacy locations, […]
  • Phil Raistrick, Visionary Founder of En-Vision America, Passes Away - PALMETTO, Fla., November 25, 2019 — It’s with great sadness, En-Vision America announces the passing of their beloved company founder Phil Raistrick. He sadly and suddenly passed on November 20, 2019. Phil was a giant of a man and a visionary who was dedicated to providing those with vision impairment greater independence through technology. The […]
  • Palmetto Tech Company Helps Visually Impaired Read Drug Labels - PALMETTO, Fla. (FOX 13) — A family-owned company in Palmetto, Florida is using technology to make products to help the blind live more independently. En-Vision America was born in 1996 when David B. Raistrick created a way to barcode playing cards for his visually impaired uncles. “He thought there has to be a better way […]
  • ACB, Walmart and En-Vision Executives Discuss National Rollout of ScripTalk - On the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, an executive from the American Council of the Blind discusses how Walmart is making ScripTalk — a talking prescription label solution — available for FREE at all Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs throughout the United States. Clark Rachfal, ACB, interviews Amanda Tolson, En-Vision America, and […]
  • Palmetto company providing free prescription medication-reading technology for visually impaired - PALMETTO, Fla. (WFLA) – A Palmetto-based company is providing the visually impaired community with free technology to make everyday life a little easier. En-Vision America created “ScripTalk,” a prescription medication-reading technology. “It’s very user-friendly, as it only has three buttons on the top for operations and the on/off button is a wheel that’s at the […]
  • Oregon to Require Talking Prescription Readers for Blind Pharmacy Patients - Oregon has passed new legislation to require pharmacies to provide prescription readers for patients who are blind, visually impaired or print impaired. The State Senate approved House Bill 2935 on June 6, 2019. The legislation will now go back to the State House of Representatives for agreement on some minor amendments made in the Senate. […]
  • Bay News 9: “ScripTalk Helps Vision Impaired Manage Medicine” -
  • ScripTalk Talking Prescription Labels Featured in Glaucoma Today - Help for people who are blind, visually and print impaired. Dr. Richard A. Lehrer writes about accessible prescription labels in his article, ‘Improving Patient Access To Medication’ featured in the November/December 2018 Glaucoma Today magazine. Read the article here.
  • 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 […]
  • Medication Safety Awareness for the Blind MSAB Month is in Full Swing - October is MSAB month! Hundreds of people across the US and Canada are participating in MSAB month, advocating for the safety of people who are blind, visually or print impaired by spreading the word about accessible prescription labels. Multiple blind organizations, support agencies, senior centers, and a multitude of groups including the Lions Clubs are […]
 
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