A&P’S PHARMACIES NOW TRANSLATE PRESCRIPTIONS INTO 11 LANGUAGES WITH RXTRAN
CAMBRIDGE, MA. (November 2, 2010) – Language Scientific is pleased to announce that The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P) recently licensed RxTran, prescription translation software, for its New York-based store pharmacies in response to new legislation.
RxTran allows pharmacies to quickly and accurately provide written prescription translations to their limited English proficient customers. Patients will have a better understanding of the medication’s directions, side effects, and proper use when they receive their prescription from the pharmacist. Every A&P, Pathmark and Waldbaum’s pharmacy customer will have access to medical instructions in 11 native languages including Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
“A&P’s family of pharmacies is committed to providing our customers with quality service and care. By partnering with RxTran, we can provide enhanced services to our customers,” says Tom O’Boyle, Executive Vice President, Merchandising & Marketing, A&P.
Language Scientific CEO Brian Kratt welcomes the recent partnership with A&P. “We are proud to be associated with this highly-regarded company with a proven history in meeting the needs of consumers. RxTran will serve A&P’s customers with limited English proficiency, as well as meet New York’s legislative requirements.”
RxTran provides written prescription drug information in 20 languages which can be printed instantly at the pharmacy for the patient’s convenience.
RxTran, by Language Scientific, provides pharmacies with an on-line service that translates prescription drug information for patients into over 20 languages. For more information, visit www.RxTran.com or info@RxTran.com.
Founded in 1859, A&P is one of the nation’s first supermarket chains. The Company operates 395 stores in six states and the District of Columbia under the following names: A&P, Waldbaum’s, Pathmark, Best Cellars, The Food Emporium, Super Fresh and Food Basics. For more information, visit: www.aptea.com.
Available 24/7 365 days a year in over 150 languages:
- No Monthly Fees
- No Minimum Usage
- No Special Equipment needed
Massive online, growing database of foreign language drug instructions to print directly onto prescription labels:
- Directions for Use (SIGs)
- Auxiliary Warning Labels
- Patient Education Sheets
- Access our library of multilingual Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and drug information, including descriptions on the proper use of medical devices dispensed by your pharmacy; all delivered to your customers when they pick up their prescription.
- Providing your customers with comprehensive written information in their primary language will limit the need for the more expensive over-the-phone interpreting services.