MedPro Disposal Partners With PCIHIPAA To Offer HIPAA Compliance Services

About MedPro  |  December 06th, 2018

Offering Addresses A Key Challenge for Many Organizations Seeking To Safeguard Patient Information NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES, December 6, 2018. MedPro Disposal, a leader in medical waste disposal services, is pleased to announce its new partnership with PCIHIPAA, a leading Payments Card Industry (PCI) and HIPAA compliance provider. The partnership is focused on protecting MedPro...READ ARTICLE

3 Ways a Referral Management System Can Improve Patient Care

Medical Waste Disposal  |  October 02nd, 2018

3 Ways a Referral Management System Can Improve Patient Care The healthcare industry is endlessly changing. And the current push toward a value-based pay model has inspired physicians to continuously look for ways to improve the overall quality of care being provided. This can be accomplished by increasing transparency, reducing operational inefficiencies, and enhancing existing...READ ARTICLE

5 Steps to OSHA’s Medical Waste Compliance

Medical Waste Disposal  |  October 02nd, 2018

5 Easy Steps to OSHA’s Medical Waste Compliance The risks posed to healthcare professionals, patients, waste management specialists and the environment from medical waste are substantial, which is why the use, collection and disposal of this waste is closely regulated. In order to diminish the harmful ramifications of mismanaged medical waste, the Occupational Safety and...READ ARTICLE

What is Medical Waste? Medical Waste Definition, Types, Examples, and More

Medical Waste Disposal  |  July 23rd, 2018

Medical waste disposal is one of the biggest day-to-day challenges faced by healthcare providers. It’s often complicated by other concerns like HIPAA, epidemiology, potential civil litigation, and state and local regulation. Because at MedPro Waste Disposal we aim to help providers become better providers, we’re taking a look at the key concepts around medical waste....READ ARTICLE

Biohazard Waste Examples

Medical Waste Disposal  |  July 23rd, 2018

What is Biohazard Waste? Some States define Biohazard waste specifically. Below are a few examples from California and Iowa for examples only. As always call MedPro or check with your health department on your specific states requirements. California’s definition of “Biohazardous waste” includes all of the following: Regulated medical waste, clinical waste, or biomedical waste...READ ARTICLE

How Long Does It Take For Personal Info To Hit the Dark Net?

Medical Waste Disposal  |  June 14th, 2018

A cybersecurity company sets a trap to see what happens to personal and proprietary information once it hits the dark net. The results should be a red flag and frighten everyone.   While many may have heard about the ‘dark net’, only those that are embedded as part of cybercrime or the ones that are...READ ARTICLE

Medical Waste Managment For Funeral Homes

Medical Waste Disposal  |  June 04th, 2018

According to the National Funeral Directors Association (article cited below) the best practices for funeral directors to keep the health and safety of the communities they live and work in are outlined below. If you have any questions contact MedPro Waste Disposal today 888-641-6131 or call your local health department. “Funeral directors are trained to...READ ARTICLE

Importance of Proper Sharps Disposal in the Home

Medical Waste Disposal  |  June 04th, 2018

  Ron Stoker Executive Director ISIPS International Sharps Injury Prevention Society Healthcare workers worldwide are concerned about needlesticks and other sharps injuries that result in life-threatening infections.  This includes home healthcare professionals and waste management personnel.   Home healthcare uses needles, syringes, lancets, auto injectors and infusion sets. These sharps are used at home to manage...READ ARTICLE

2019 Guide to Biohazard Waste Disposal

Medical Waste Disposal  |  June 04th, 2018

Updated October 2019 Biohazard waste is waste that is contaminated with blood or other infectious materials. The infectious materials pose a risk of spreading disease in humans, animals and the environment. Biohazard waste is typically treated in an autoclave process which renders the waste harmless and then it is disposed of.  Medical waste can be...READ ARTICLE

Biohazard Bags

Medical Waste Disposal  |  June 04th, 2018

Article previously published 2016 – updated 2018 Biohazard Bags – Why are Most Red? Biohazardous waste bags must be either RED or clear (orange bags are not allowed) and labeled with either the words “Biohazardous Waste,” or with a biohazard symbol and the word “Biohazard.” These bags must be disposable and impervious to moisture, and...READ ARTICLE