Metairie, LA Medical Waste Disposal Savings
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A major area in the New Orleans Metropolitan area is served by MedPro Medical Waste Disposal Metairie, LA.
Metairie is an unincorporated area near New Orleans that is home to several excellent healthcare facilities including Tulane – Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children and the East Jefferson General Hospital. Also, with the Tulane University School of Medicine nearby, Metairie has access to the expertise and resources of one the highest ranked medical schools in the country.
Healthcare in Metairie depends on a dedicated community of doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals who are dedicated to excellence. There are several support industries that work with the front-line workers including pharmacies, medical supply companies, and medical waste disposal service providers.
Medical Waste Disposal Metairie, LA
Medical Waste, also called biohazardous waste and infectious waste includes needles, used bandages, and other materials that have come into contact with bodily fluids and/or tissues and may be dangerous.
It is possible for medical waste to cause infection and/or disease if it enters the body through broken skin or puncture wounds; if it splashes into the eyes, nose, or mouth; if it is inhaled; or if it is swallowed.
Hospitals and other medical facilities in Louisiana and across the U.S. share a common by-product: medical waste. Also called biomedical waste of biohazardous waste, these materials and fluids are potentially dangerous, even deadly. The Department of Environmental Quality oversees medical waste collection, transportation, and disposal – details are at their website.
Healthcare professionals working with MedPro receive a bundle of benefits we call the MedPro Advantage, which includes:
Training: The MedPro Online Safety Compliance Portal includes access to training modules for HIPPA, OSHA, and HazCom requirements, online safety audits, and online safety plans. Fire Prevention, Exposure Control, and Emergency Preparedness plans can be drafted, finalized, and executed on the secure platform for compliance with OSHA requirements. MedPro Medical Waste Disposal Metairie, LA has included an ICD9 to ICD10 translator tool on the platform for customers dealing with that demanding transition.
MedPro is also pleased to distribute printed material and posters to remind employees about safety and efficiency tips.
Low Costs: MedPro has listened to customers in and around Metairie who are experiencing the most demanding and challenging times in the history of American medicine. Insurance companies and the government are paying them less, as they demand more documentation and more paperwork. This boosts the costs to doctors running practices, and to hospitals. They have asked us to please help them cut costs. So we did.MedPro has used years of experience as a nation-wide industry leader to streamline operations and save time, mileage, fuel, and cut back on paperwork as well. We schedule pick-ups in certain areas for the same day whenever possible, and we build a service schedule for each customer that is “right-sized” for their needs.This has led to a savings in dollars which we are happy to pass on to our customers. MedPro is in business to build relationships and stay in the game for the long-run. In the end, everyone will succeed when we all operate more efficiently.
Customer Service; There are few things more frustrating than waiting on hold to ask a question or resolve an issue, especially for a busy doctor or nurse trying to do their job. MedPro Medical Waste Disposal Metairie, LA won’t allow it, and we created a position called the Dedicated Customer Advocate so this never happens to our customers. When a customer calls MedPro, they can ask for this person by name and get prompt resolution to issues, questions, even complaints. We are focused on building loyalty and trust.
Low Risk: Doctors and hospitals in must deal with risk and lability on a daily basis, so MedPro maintains a very substantial insurance coverage that is above and beyond the required amount – just to offer our customers the peace-of-mind they deserve.Physicians and medical administrators in Metairie should carefully consider the qualifications and performance records of any medical waste disposal service provider before choosing a partner to work with. Getting to know MedPro is easy – just call 888-641-6131 to speak with our sales team. More often than not our service plans will save money.