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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…

How to Plan for Best Biomedical Waste Management [With PPT]

Biomedical waste management is a crucial part of any health care facility’s daily operation. With over 800,000 needle sticks per year and 1.34 million pounds of medical waste each hour in the U.S., correct biomedical waste disposal is a key concern in any medical business. Because we at MedPro Waste Disposal help providers maximize health…

What Happens to Medical Waste During Hurricanes?

What happens to medical waste after a hurricane? Technically, the EPA and FEMA are tasked with cleaning up after national disasters. Biohazardous waste cleanup falls under their jurisdiction. Some critics complain that the EPA has issued waivers after past hurricanes, temporarily exempting local officials from the law. Consideration of the scope of the problem may…

How to Dispose of Medical Waste During Flu Season

How do medical waste flu season regulations differ from disposal rules at other times? There are a few key differences. Though year-round regulations still apply during flu months, there’s generally more waste generated during flu season. That can mean harried employees are more likely to make mistakes. It can also call for larger containers and…

Embryonic Stem Cell Research: China Starts First Clinical Trials

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Embryonic Stem Cell Research: China Starts First Clinical Trials  Science has shown that embryonic stem cells hold the potential keys to unlock cures for disease states. China has started their first clinical trials using these stem cells as a way to address Parkinson’s disease.    China has initiated what may be a new beginning in research…

Protection against Pregnancy and HIV with New Birth Control  

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In the global fight to control the spread of HIV and address birth control to help women in countries that are experiencing overpopulation and reduced quality of life for both women and children, there is a new trial involving a vaginal ring that acts as both a contraceptive and releases an anti-HIV drug.   Researchers have…

These Diseases Can be Caused by Improperly Disposed of Medical Waste

Because it contains a high amount of disease-causing organisms, also called pathogens, medical waste poses a risk when handled improperly and released into the environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that improper disposal of medical waste can cause the following diseases:    Parasitic Infections  It’s not surprising that labs who regularly test for parasitic infections would have…

The Hefty Costs of Improperly Disposed Medical Waste

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If your practice generates any amount of medical waste, then you’re aware there are definitive rules and regulations as to how said waste is stored, handled, and disposed of. But what you may not know is how much it will cost you should you improperly dispose of your medical waste. Where some practices get confused,…
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