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We are hopeful that Dr. Califf, if confirmed, will continue the effort to drive modernization in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, addressing outdated requirements such as paper prescribing labeling for pharmaceuticals. The Environmental Paper Network calculates that this requirement costs 12,000,000 trees per year and is the greenhouse gas equivalent of adding 816,000 new cars to the road. It’s time to modernize. … See MoreSee Less
#ICYMI: Senate Appropriations has passed the Ag/FDA funding with rider language that blocks progress for champions of sustainability and for modernization. We are disappointed that Congress continues to support D.C. insiders rather than our enviroment … See MoreSee Less
Learn how AMPI’s newest Senseless Waste ad campaign is pushing Congress to address outdated regulations that could kill nearly 50 million trees over the next 10 years: bit.ly/2UOlM0a … See MoreSee Less
This week when the House votes on Approps 2022 – nearly 5M trees and 90B sheets of paper will continue to be wasted unless we remove the outdated regulation that blocks the #FDA from digitizing prescribing information. It’s time to stop #senselesswaste
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co8xIX3sWFM … See MoreSee Less
The paper lobby has perennially blocked the FDA from following through with a proposed 2014 rule to eliminate the paper requirement and require electronic distribution of prescribing information.
They’re blocking modernization and wasting 4.8 million trees each year. … See MoreSee Less
90 billion sheets of paper are wasted each year due to outdated regulations.
We’ve been trying to change this by digitizing prescribing information. But the paper lobby continues to push for paper labels, which creates redundancies in information, and wastes time, money and resources.
➡️ www.modernizerxinfo.org … See MoreSee Less
The current system wastes time, money, and environmental resources. Moving to e-labeling will:
✔️ Help with long-term targets to reduce carbon emissions
✔️ Save 4.8 million trees each year
✔️ Reduce transportation emissions associated with shipping paper labels … See MoreSee Less
Leveraging digital platforms to enable real-time prescribing information updates for pharmacists would improve patient safety, modernize an outdated system, and reduce waste.
That’s what we’re working to do.
➡️ www.modernizeRXinfo.org … See MoreSee Less