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.
Medical Waste & Sharps disposal can be a tricky business. Call MedPro today for a free compliance check.
MedPro Disposal’s Mail Back Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Service makes it safe and easy to adhere to requirements.
MedPro Disposal is dedicated to helping educate you and your staff on ways to make compliance a simple and hassle-free part of your life.
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Boise is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho, as well as the county seat of Ada County. Located on the Boise River, it anchors the Boise City-Nampa metropolitan area and is the largest city between Salt Lake City, Utah and Portland, Oregon. As of the 2010 Census, the population of Boise was 205,671. It is also the 99th largest U.S. city by population. The 2012 U.S. Census Population Estimates that 212,303 people reside within the city. The Boise metropolitan area is home to about 616,500 people and is the most populous metropolitan area in Idaho, containing the state’s three largest cities; Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. Boise City is the third most populous metropolitan area in the United States’ Pacific Northwest region (behind only those of Seattle and Portland).
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Boise Idaho is home to Boise State University, and the healthcare needs of many residents are handled by doctors and nurses associated with the St. Luke’s Health System and St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.
When many people think about people associated with their healthcare they never consider the supporting industries that work behind the scenes. Medical waste disposal is one of those industries, and it’s actually quite important.
Almost every medical facility produces medical waste, also called biohazardous waste, and infectious waste. Doctor’s offices, dental offices, veterinary clinics, all produce medical waste. Regulated medical waste, also known as infectious waste and biohazardous waste, is a waste that is known or reasonably expected to contain pathogens. Pathogens are microorganisms and other agents that can cause disease in humans or animals. Examples of regulated medical waste include blood-borne pathogens, pathological and anatomical waste, human blood and blood products, cultures and stocks of infectious agents, sharps such as needles, isolation waste generated by hospitalized patients who are isolated to protect others from communicable disease, and contaminated animal carcasses, body parts, and bedding.
In Idaho medical waste is regulated by the Department of Environmental Quality and their website has details about rules, restrictions, and definitions they use to maintain the public health. Due to the potential danger inherent with medical waste, companies that collect and transport it must be licensed and insured. Their employees must be thoroughly trained to avoid accidents. Everyone remembers the stories in the news about an outbreak of Ebola where people were stuck with infected needles and became seriously ill.
MedPro Waste Disposal operates in 44 states including Idaho, and in Boise we are an integral member of the healthcare community. Nationwide we have listened to healthcare professionals and they have told us that in the current healthcare climate they are very concerned about rising costs.
MedPro is committed to offering solutions, and so we made adjustments to our collection and transportation operations that have reduced our costs. These savings are passed on to our customers, and that benefit along with several others are bundled into what we call the MedPro Advantage:
MedPro Waste Disposal is proud to work with Boise’s doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals to cooperatively share expertise, moving toward a common goal of zero-accidents. We are always happy to provide posters with safety tips for display in exam rooms to remind staff that everyone’s first thought should be safety.
Working with MedPro starts with a phone call to our sales department. Most doctors and administrators are very pleased when they receive one of our price quotes. Call us at 888-641-6131
The Statehouse in Boise and dozens of other buildings in the city are geothermally heated from underground hot springs. In fact, Idaho is well sprinkled with public and private hot springs.
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