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Family Practice70115$7,309

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The largest city in Louisiana, New Orleans is served by MedPro Medical Waste Disposal New Orleans, Louisiana.

New Orleans, a city rich with culture and history is also fortunate to have a world-class healthcare system, anchored by the Tulane Medical Center, LSU Medical School and Ochsner Baptist Medical Center.

All hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, and medical labs produce a common by-product: Medical waste.

Medical waste is also called bio-hazardous waste and bio-medical waste and it has the potential to be extremely hazardous. Recent news stories have highlighted the potential danger of infected needles spreading diseases such as Ebola, so the importance of proper handling cannot be over emphasized.

Medical Waste Disposal New Orleans, Louisiana

In Louisiana, the Department of Environmental Quality oversees medical waste collection, transportation, and disposal – details are at their website.

Medical Waste Disposal New Orleans, Louisiana

MedPro Medical Waste Disposal New Orleans, Louisiana is a nation-wide company complying with different regulations in every state we serve, including Louisiana where safety rules exist for the protection of public health. There are no compromises when it comes to hazardous medical waste, it must be collected, transported, and disposed of properly. MedPro is proud to have an exemplary safety record as well as a reputation for efficient, reliable service.

The past several years have seen very dynamic changes in the medical industry, most of it dealing with rules, regulations, and financial challenges. Our customers, the doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals in New Orleans have asked us to listen to their concerns and respond with solutions.

The consensus request is to keep our costs low, our service high, and our compliance higher. MedPro has responded with the MedPro Advantage.

Cost: Streamlining our collection and transportation schedules has resulted in substantial savings in time, mileage, and fuel which we have passed on to appreciative customers. “Right-Sized” service plans have been designed for each customer individually so we schedule the proper number of collections for their needs, and charge a one-flat-rate per month so there are no surprises when the invoice comes.

Service: MedPro Medical Waste Disposal New Orleans, Louisiana maintains a 100% commitment to superior service to New Orleans healthcare providers in the field, which means no excuses for tardy or missed pick-ups. Red bags cannot and will not be left in any of our customer’s facilities past their scheduled collection day and time. Because of our national presence we are able to coordinate resources between service areas to insure timely attention to customer requests.

Service also includes prompt and satisfactory response to questions or issues. MedPro addresses this area with a Dedicated Customer Advocate assigned to each customer account. This is a person who is always accessible for any customer situation that requires a human to respond.

Compliance and Training: This is an area that applies to MedPro as well as our customers because safety is a team effort. MedPro personnel are fully trained and re-trained to maintain a goal of zero-accidents. MedPro takes training to a new level with MedPro Online Safety Compliance Portal, accessed through our secure website. This is a valuable benefit offering online education, training, and certification for OSHA, HIPPA and HazCom requirements. There are also tools to create safety plans in the areas of fire-prevention, exposure control, and emergency preparedness. ICD9 to ICD10 is a major concern for all healthcare professionals, and our platform has a code translator to assist with that area of compliance.

MedPro is pleased to offer our customers additional programs and services including a mail-back program which in some instances allows shipment of medical waste in special packages directly to us for disposal.

We also developed an unwanted pharmaceutical disposal program, which benefits the environment and reduces risk of sickness or injury to humans when meds are improperly placed in with regular trash.

MedPro has structured operations to be efficient, responsive, and to focus on safety for our staff, our customers, and the people who live and work in the New Orleans community. We ask for the opportunity to provide medical facilities with a price quote, which will in most cases will save money over current providers. Contacting MedPro is easy – call 888-641-6131 to reach a helpful member of our sales team.

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,214,932.

New Orleans, LA Local Resources

Southeast Regional DEQ Office

Southeast Regional DEQ Office
New Orleans, Louisiana Southeast Regional DEQ Office
201 Evans Road, Building 4, Suite 420
New Orleans, LA 70123-5230

Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association

Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association
New Orleans, Louisiana Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association
8550 United Plaza Boulevard Suite 1001
New Orleans, LA 70809

Office of Coastal and Environmental Affairs

Office of Coastal and Environmental Affairs
New Orleans, Louisiana Office of Coastal and Environmental Affairs
1300 Perdido Street, Suite 8E08
New Orleans, LA 70112

Supply and Other Resources for New Orleans

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
1515 Poydras Street Suite 1010
New Orleans, LA 70112

Cafe Du Monde

Cafe Du Monde
New Orleans, Louisiana Cafe Du Monde
800 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 525-4544

Office Depot

Office Depot
New Orleans, Louisiana Office Depot
1429 St Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 561-8846

New Orleans Little-Known Facts

New Orleans was founded May 7, 1718, by the French Mississippi Company, under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, on land inhabited by the Chitimacha.