FDA Safety and Innovation

National Council on Disability Issues Brochure on Prescription Drug Labeling

National Council on Disability Issues Brochure on Prescription Drug Labeling
The National Council on Disability (NCD) has issued a brochure on best practices for making prescription drug container labels accessible to people with vision impairments or who are elderly. read more »
Jun 18, 2016

Petition to Require Insurance Covers Accessible Labeling

Petition to Require Insurance Covers Accessible Labeling
In conjunction with US pharmacies and visually impaired organizations, AccessaMed has created a new petition requiring private insurance companies and public providers like Medicare and Medicaid to cover the cost of accessible prescription drug labeling. read more »
Feb 26, 2015

Senator Markey Continues the Fight for Accessible Labeling

Senator Markey Continues the Fight for Accessible Labeling
Last month, Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass) sent letters to a dozen pharmacies requesting information on their efforts to make prescription drug label information accessible. In his letter, he asks the twelve pharmacies what steps they have taken to adopt or implement best practice... read more »
Feb 18, 2015

It's 2015: Where does the FDA Safety & Innovation Act Stand?

It's 2015: Where does the FDA Safety & Innovation Act Stand?
As we've mentioned before in our 2013, 2014 and Enforcement White Papers, the FDA is scheduled to begin their pharmacy audit this month. As part, the US Comptroller General is scoped to review how pharmacies are utilizing the Access Board's Best Practices and what barriers to accessible labels the visually-impaired community continues to see. read more »
Jan 19, 2015

Industry Article: Access Board's Best Practices, by Pharmacy Times

Industry Article: Access Board's Best Practices, by Pharmacy Times
Steve Lueck, Pharmacy Times Steve, PharmD, provides a reminder to the readers of Pharmacy Times about the FDA Safety & Innovation Act and the Best Practices pharmacies should adhere to when selecting their accessible solution for their visually impaired customers. read more »
Jan 12, 2015

 
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