Health Care

Health Care

The Board is developing accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment under the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.”  The Board is also develping guidance on accessible prescription drug container labels.

Medical Equipment - a large radiological machine is used to help diagnose a patient

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Medical Diagnostic Equipment
These standards address medical diagnostic equipment, including examination tables and chairs, weight scales, radiological equipment, and mammography equipment.

Prescription Drug Container Labels (advisory non-mandatory guidance)
Advisory guidance developed by a stakeholder working group provides best practices on providing access to prescription drug container labels for people who have vision impairments or who are elderly.