First Databank, which operates drug reference databases, will resell simplified medication instructions developed by start-up vendor Polyglot Systems.

FDB will be the primary distributor of Polyglot’s Meducation instructions, which can supplement the detailed, tiny font and often confusing medication information on prescription packages. The target audiences are retail pharmacies and electronic health records/practice management software vendors who could embed the instruction package in their products, enabling prescribers to give the information to patients at the point of prescribing.

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