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 […]
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.