Press Releases

  • 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, […]
  • Empire Company Limited to Provide Accessible Prescription Labels In-StoreAcross All Brands in Canada - PALMETTO, FL  (Feb. 6, 2020) — Sobeys and the family of brands under Empire Company Limited continue to lead the grocery retail sector in providing inclusive customer experiences as the first Canadian pharmacy network to offer En-Vision America’s ScripTalk audible prescription labels at all its in-store and stand-alone pharmacy locations. This includes Lawtons Drugs, Sobeys, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Walmart and Sam’s Club Set Standard for Providing Accessible Prescription Labels Across U.S. - PALMETTO, FL. July 19, 2019 — Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies are now providing En-Vision America’s ScripTalk talking prescription labels at all stores throughout the United States. This service increases the safety and independence of blind, visually impaired and print-impaired customers. Since 2012, Walmart and Sam’s Club have equipped almost 1,200 of their pharmacies to […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
 
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