How to Select A Medical Waste Disposal Company

Medical Waste Disposal
When looking for a medical waste disposal company, it is important to consider many things to ensure that the vendor is providing the most effective, cost-efficient and safest methods of disposal. It is equally important to ask the following critical questions and address potential concerns prior to choosing a disposal company.   Reducing Medical Waste...Read Article

In the Eyes of the Intern: Jacob

Intern - Jake
My first three weeks at MedPro Disposal as an intern have been very valuable. I was introduced to the sales process through shadowing multiple sales representatives. While shadowing, I was introduced to Salesforce and got to see first-hand how the sales reps use it on each call. I was also able to shadow reps that worked...Read Article

How to Improve Your Online Patient Portal

Patient Portal
With the increased presence of telehealth over the past year thanks to COVID-19, the need for functional and efficient online patient portals has also increased. Medical records are also switching to the virtual space to become more environmentally-friendly. Patient portals need to be both user-friendly and HIPAA compliant. There are a few ways to improve...Read Article

In the Eyes of the Intern: Kendall

Intern - Kendall
This week, I started my third week of being a marketing intern for MedPro Disposal. A lot has happened during my first two weeks, but I have learned so much in the short amount of time I have been an intern here. As the only in-office marketing intern, I have been juggling multiple projects and...Read Article

MedPro Disposal Welcomes Summer Intern Class

Summer Interns
Last week, MedPro Disposal welcomed six new summer interns to the Naperville office, five sales and one marketing, and two remote marketing interns. Over seven weeks, our summer interns will learn about the company and its history and services, the sales process, and will be able to apply and work on their skills through various...Read Article

What is Medical Waste?

Medical Waste
Medical waste is one of the byproducts of many different medical practices. The handling and disposal of this waste is distinct from other forms of waste disposal. Hazardous and biohazardous waste can place many people in danger of exposure to radiation, disease and other dangerous materials. It is important to be aware of the different...Read Article

What Is the Difference Between Hazardous and Biohazardous Waste?

Hazardous vs Biohazardous Waste
Different types of waste are regulated to protect us and the environment from exposure to them. Hazardous and biohazardous materials can put people, animals, and the environment at risk. You have to determine what kind of waste you’re dealing with and how to store and dispose of it properly. There are specific protocols and regulations...Read Article

Pharmaceutical Waste – Why it’s Important to Dispose of it Properly

Pharmaceutical Waste
As the amount of individuals being admitted to hospitals and other healthcare facilities continues rising each year, so does the number of pharmaceutical products being prescribed or purchased over the counter. Many patients also don’t complete a course of medication because of allergic reactions or unpleasant side effects, resulting in a lot of pharmaceutical waste...Read Article

The Relationship Between Hospitals, Needles, and Disposal

needles disposal
Ever since the common practice of using needles by Alexander Fleming in the early 20th century, needles and syringes have been commonly used to either administer medication or extract fluids – most commonly blood – from patients for testing. Where it stands right now, syringes and needles have become a lot safer than their past...Read Article

What is a PFAS and how does it Impact your Community?

A number of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) comprise of various man-made chemical substances that include PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and a number of other chemicals, and they have been created and used in several different industries around the world since as far back as the 1940s.  These chemicals are extremely persistent in the human body...Read Article