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Methods & Challenges Recycling Medical Waste

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The amount of waste produced around the world has always been significant, but the COVID-19 pandemic increased the need for removing and recycling medical related waste tenfold. At the peak of the outbreak in China, the city of Wihan produced 247 tons of waste per day. Now after year and a half into the pandemic,…

Different Ways Medical Waste Is Treated

Medical Waste Treatment
Medical waste is required, by law, to be treated safely and carefully while avoiding injuries and spreading infections. Hospitals and healthcare practices send their waste to off-site disposal facilities. Some healthcare facilities have on-site medical waste treatment. Here are the most common options for disposing of medical waste.   Incineration This medical waste treatment is…

Three Things to Know when Choosing a Medical Waste Disposal Company

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Disposing of medical waste is highly regulated. It’s important to invest some research on various companies. Choosing the wrong medical waste disposal company can result in poor disposal quality, a burdened partnership, and even higher prices. If your waste ends up as pollution, you will be fined. Below are three critical points to investigate when…

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…

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

Ron Stoker
  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…
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