U.S. Pharmacopeia: Proposed Standard for Patient-centered Prescription Container Label

U.S. Pharmacopeia is seeking public comments on its proposed standard for patient-centered prescription drug container labels.  In addition to addressing issues of comprehension and health literacy, the proposed standard also explicitly addresses the issue of language access.  Comments are due March 31, 2011.  

Link to Original Source

California Senate Bill 472, effective beginning in January 2011, requires a “patient-centered prescription medication label”.

 

This entry was posted in Language Access, Patient-Centeredness. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s