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Zagga Entertainment: Descriptive Video… On Demand

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APH News: June 2014

Walgreens Now Offering Talking Prescription Devices

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From The Wall Street Journal:

Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain today announced the launch of a nationwide program offering talking prescription devices to customers with visual impairments. The initiative introduces a new service that complements other accessible prescription information Walgreens currently provides. 

Walgreens is the first in the industry to offer this exclusive talking prescription device, called the Talking Pill Reminder, at its retail locations chainwide. The device attaches to prescription containers and will be provided free of charge with prescription medications that Walgreens dispenses to its pharmacy customers who are blind or who have visual impairments. The Talking Pill Reminder can be recorded to speak the information on the customer's prescription medication label, and also has an audible alarm to remind patients when to take a medication. 

The Talking Pill Reminder is available to customers of Walgreens retail pharma…