San Jose, California Medical Waste Disposal Services
MedPro Disposal offers medical waste disposal, infectious sharps waste management, OSHA compliance training including bloodborne pathogens training and certification, and HIPAA-compliance document shredding and data destruction services. MedPro Disposal keeps your practice safe and compliant so you can focus on what matters most, your patients.
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Work with MedPro Disposal to determine your first pickup date. We’ll confirm your office hours and provide convenient options for medical waste and sharps pickup.
Complete a compliance survey. After we get to know your requirements, we’ll send you a survey to identify any areas that need to be brought up to OSHA standards.
All three steps occur at no additional cost to your practice. You’re on your way to safe, affordable, compliant medical waste removal!
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San Jose, CA
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Medical Waste Disposal San Jose, CA
Physicians have asked for a series of services and benefits from medical waste disposal companies, and MedPro has responded with the MedPro Advantage. More than a catchy slogan, it’s a solution-based commitment to work as a partner with our customers and remain responsive.
Cost is a major concern for doctors and MedPro has responded with several improvements including “right-sized” service plans. We will create a pick-up plan based on our customer’s needs, not our schedule. We try to congregate pick-ups with other facilities nearby and on the same days to save fuel and time and money. Then we pass those savings on because it’s common sense and good for building a long-term business relationship.
In California the Department of Public Health administers and enforces regulations intended to protect the public health from potentially hazardous bio-waste through the Medical Waste Management Act.
Compliance with these regulations is mandatory for healthcare workers and for medical disposal personnel. There is no room for compromise or misinterpretation.
Doctors and medical administrators asked for simplified invoicing and MedPro responded with a one-flat-fee invoice that never includes any add-on fees or surcharges. One flat fee means the same price every month, no surprises.
The healthcare industry asked for more and better training. The MedPro Online Safety Compliance Portal is the result of years of study to create this unique platform available through the MedPro website. Contained in this secure, cloud-based system are modules for every conceivable training requirement and safety plan/audit. OSHA, HIPPA, HazCom training and MSDS/SDS forms are all current and online for training and certification. Customized safety plans including exposure control and fire safety can be created on the platform and safely stored.
Lower risk is always a concern throughout the medical profession, and MedPro helps our partner-customers achieve that through training, with printed material and posters for display in facilities, and with substantial insurance. MedPro has always maintained very significant insurance coverage in every area we service. Peace-of-mind for our customers is a top priority.
Customers have asked for improved customer service and so MedPro instituted the Dedicated Consumer Advocate program so every customer knows to ask for – by name – the person assigned to their account. Questions, comment, complaints? The dedicated advocate is always responsible to answer the call and provide resolution.
Doctors want full-service medical waste disposal San Jose, CA including mail-back programs for sharps and for unwanted or expired prescription drugs. MedPro does it.
Being a teammate on the San Jose healthcare team is a responsibility relished by MedPro Disposal. We accept our role and pledge to remain vigilant and responsive to our respected customers, the doctors, nurses, and medical professionals on the front lines of healthcare in southern California.
California’s Technological Capital, San Jose’s Healthcare and Waste Management
San Jose California is the largest city in Northern California and serves as the economic, political, and cultural capital of Silicon Valley – the global center for technology and innovation. Because of this, the city brandishes one of the highest standards and costs of living within California and across the United States.
With over a million people in its population, San Jose California’s housing market costs double the net average cost of housing in California. And even though the population primarily consists of high skilled workers such as engineers and programmers – many still find themselves struggling to keep up with the city’s lifestyle costs. Nevertheless, this still implies a burgeoning community of innovative companies operating within the city. Some of these companies with headquarters based in the city are:
It is a self-sustaining city, in terms of the population propping itself up to support the necessities of the companies that are based in it. Being the general capital of Silicon Valley, the city is saturated with schools/universities that produce top quality engineers and computer science graduates. These are schools like the University of California, Berkeley, San Jose State University, and of course, Stanford University. And this doesn’t come without a proof. As the top most innovative population and city in the world, the average of over nine thousand patents filed per year is testament to the city’s strong technological sector.
San Jose’s Healthcare Industry
Although the city’s core expertise is around computer engineering, Silicon Valley, specifically in the San Jose area houses several healthcare facilities that provide excellent care. A couple of its well-known healthcare facilities, primarily consisting of hospitals are:
- Regional Medical Center of San Jose (Acute-care hospital, trauma center, stroke center etc.)
- Satellite Healthcare (dialysis therapy/center)
- Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
- Hiep Ngo, MD – San Jose Medical Group (Acute-care hospital, cancer care, family medicine residency, heart care, nuclear medicine, orthopedics and joint replacement, etc.)
Because of the technologically significant placement of San Jose, California – it is virtually impossible for hospitals to have an over complicated and not user-friendly way of managing the bookings of hospitals, clinics, and other types of healthcare facilities that service patients.
Medical waste disposal companies offer sharps container pickup, medical waste management and biohazard disposal near San Jose, California. Sharps dropoff locations can be found by clicking this link.
Practice Management San Jose CA
As the third most densely populated cities in the state, the healthcare industry as a whole has the daunting task of making sure that healthcare is extremely accessible. There are several problems that these facilities may face, but one of the most prevalent but solvable issues would be the efficient way of managing appointments, patient data, billings and claims processing, and reporting.
Practice management for healthcare facilities and clinics drastically reduces the rate and cost of inefficiency for most hospitals through the contribution of management companies alongside their technological approach that expedites complicated processes. Because of course, an increased compliance and productivity is good for any healthcare company as well as the patients that it services.
|Scheduling overhauls is extremely underrated when discussing how to improve the healthcare industry. Overlaps in schedule or gaps can quite literally be an opportunity cost for hospitals and clinicians alike, as well as patients/customers that might require immediate attention.|
Having an efficient appointment scheduling simply increases the access to healthcare. Luckily, technology has evolved in such a way that it can expedite and automate scheduling processes – with sophisticated systems that patients/customers can easily access online. This care strategy not only expedites time, but it also cuts the cost of time when having to deal with patient inquiries.
|Billing & Collection Processing||This is an overlooked aspect of the patient experience that can make or break the influx of cases that practitioners and hospitals alike services. Medical bills can often seem frustrating and confusing and the bureaucratic maze that patients have to weave through on top of having a medical and financial issue can easily disgruntle patients.|
Often, the healthcare industry suffers from a lack of communication and transparency between third-party payers such as insurance and the quality of information and bills that are relayed to both parties. Hence, practice management is important in mediating this to properly reduce the risk of error and greatly increase customer satisfaction.
|Reporting / Regulatory Compliance||Regulations are unique per city, county, and state that healthcare facilities are allowed to operate in. Nevertheless, reporting and regulatory compliance is the most important aspect of healthcare operations. Proper compliance avoids fees and image-reducing crises, as well as overall dangers for patients.|
The state of California prescribes guidelines regarding the adequate quality of care that patients of different categories of condition should be able to get from hospitals. These cover quality of care in categories of:
● Children’s Health
● Chronic Conditions
● Maternal Health and Childbirth
● Providers (Ambulatory surgery centers, emergency departments, inpatient hospitals, nursing homes, home health care, and hospice)
Compliance to Proper Biomedical Waste Disposal in San Jose, CA
An aspect of regulations that applies to nationwide hospitals, applicable amongst most states would be the waste management that comes from the healthcare facilities. As it is virtually difficult for hospitals and healthcare facilities to manage more than one functions, it is often advisable to seek the services of biomedical waste disposal companies within San Jose, California to reduce the potential risks and surmounting fines of improper disposal of biohazard wastes, medical sharps (needles, syringes, lancets, etc.), and toxic wastes that come from these facilities. That is because oversight tends to happen when these facilities are forced to assume more than one functions.
A couple of things to consider from acquiring third-party help in terms of biohazard waste disposal are:
- Mindfulness of the OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines. Compliance to those guidelines are often brandished by waste disposal companies within their respective sites.
- The inclusion of their procedure regarding the segregation, collection, and disposal of sharps, sharps containers, liquid waste (blood, bodily fluid, etc.), and solid wastes (non-sharp items such as gloves, pipettes, towels, masks, etc.)
San Jose, CA Local Resources
Here are some local San Jose resources if you have any questions pertaining to Medical Waste Storage, Transportation and Disposal.
San Jose EPA Office
75 Hawthorne St. San Francisco, CA 94105
San Jose County Department of Health
Department of Health
976 Lenzen Avenue, 2nd Floor San Jose, CA CA 95126
Prescription Disposal Drop Off
1855 Alum Rock Ave., Ste. A San Josse, CA 95116
Supply and Other Resources for San Jose
Here is a handy list of local supply and other resources we have gathered that you should find useful.
County Medical Society
County Medical Society
700 Empey Way San Jose, CA 95128
2304 Zanker Road San Jose, CA 95131
San Jose County
First Floor, East Wing San Jose, CA 95110
Medical Waste Disposal Resources
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Why Choose MedPro Disposal for Medical Waste & Sharps Disposal?
Safe, affordable, fully insured medical waste management.
Reliable disposal service from an experienced provider.
Custom waste pickup and disposal solutions
OSHA, HIPAA, DOT, and other compliance training.
Methods of San Jose Medical Waste Disposal
On-site Waste Collection
Package medical waste on-site, then leave it for collection by a medical waste disposal company.
Mailback Waste Disposal
Properly package and label the sharps, then send the biohazardous waste safely through the mail for disposal.