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

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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.…

MedPro Disposal Partners With PCIHIPAA To Offer HIPAA Compliance Services

MedPro Disposal Addresses A Key Challenge for Healthcare Organizations Seeking To Safeguard Patient Information 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 Disposal clients from the onslaught of HIPAA…

5 Steps to OSHA’s Medical Waste Compliance

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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…

Medical Waste Managment For Funeral Homes

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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…

Importance of Proper Sharps Disposal in the Home

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  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…

Home Healthcare and Safe Home Medical Waste Disposal

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By Ron Stoker – Executive Director – International Sharps Injury Prevention Society Home healthcare is the faster growing industrial sectors in the United States. This is partially due to the challenges of a rapidly aging population.  In addition, there is a trend towards reducing hospital stays and increasing medical services in the home environment. Medical…

Proper Medical Waste Disposal Saves Time and Money

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It’s the responsibility of every medical location to make sure that all are aware of and dispose of medical waste in appropriate manner. This ensures the safety of the staff, patients and the community/ecology while also saving time and money. The average medical office, whether private, clinic or hospital, is incredibly busy and when things…

Albany, GA – Medical Waste Disposal

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Albany, Georgia is concentrically located in Southwest Georgia’s center and is tied with rich history in early Native American culture, the era of the Old South and the antebellum age. The location boasts the Floridian Aquifer, an incredible ocean of fresh water that feeds the area’s creeks and rivers and is the main reason for…

Need to Know Information on Regulated Medical Waste

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Need to Know Information on Regulated Medical Waste  The RMW compliance rules are both simple and complex and although most are common, they can vary from state to state. Knowing where to turn to in understanding the basics is a priority. The term ‘RMW’ stands for regulated medical waste. It is also known as ‘infectious’…

The 3 Biggest Revenue Cycle Challenges for Small Practices

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The 3 Biggest Revenue Cycle Challenges for Small Practices If you are the owner of a small, private practice, congratulations, you have at your disposal several advantages. For starters, you most likely benefit and enjoy working alone or with just a couple of other physicians as opposed to a multitude of providers in a hospital…