NCPIE Presents New Consumer Medicine Information Initiative at FDA Public Meeting

Addressing the Food and Drug Administration’s July 31 public meeting on improving written consumer medicine information (CMI) that accompanies prescriptions, NCPIE representatives laid the groundwork for a private sector initiative to meet by 2006 federal goals for CMI distribution and content. “NCPIE has stepped forward to serve as catalyst and convener to stimulate voluntary, private sector efforts” to meet these goals, noted NCPIE Chairperson Linda Golodner. “We encourage all organizations “ particularly consumer and patient groups “ to participate in NCPIE’s CMI Initiative,” she added. More information is available by clicking on the headline above.