If you run a doctor’s office in the Georgia area, it’s imperative to ask yourself this question: Do we have a good medical waste management plan in place for 2017? If the answer is no, you could very likely end up spending more time, money, and resources than necessary. So, what do good waste management plans look like, and how can you go about getting the right one implemented in your doctor’s office?
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If you are in need of medical waste removal, you are very likely looking into your local medical waste disposal companies to find the one that can help with your waste management. Like any industry, however, you never want to go with the first company you come across. Rather, you want to get several quotes to determine which company can offer the best value. As you’re assessing these quotes, there are five things to watch for.
There’s no denying that proper lab pack disposal is essential to any organization that must treat and remove their expired chemicals, but it’s particularly essential in a college or university setting. If your university or college has laboratories that require these services, poor lab packs could mean more than just improperly discarded chemicals; it could mean real safety hazards for your students and staff.
Pharmaceutical waste is one waste stream that has historically not been dealt with in the proper manner. Various healthcare facilities have been lax about proper disposal, but regulations (and fines) are only going to get more stringent. It’s important, therefore, that every healthcare facility has a clear, outlined step-by-step plan in place for proper pharmacy waste disposal.
It’s a new year, and that is always a great time to reevaluate your current medical waste management plan. If you fear you were overpaying in 2016, now is the time to review your current waste management costs and try to determine ways to minimize expenses—without sacrificing quality or reliability of service. To aid in keeping your cost of waste disposal low, the following are three important tactics within any cost-effective plan.
If you are in charge of your university or school’s hazardous waste stream, it’s incredibly important you have a sound and legally compliant hazardous waste management plan. Depending on the severity of the offense, noncompliance brings with it any number of unpleasant consequences, from fines to loss of university accreditation to legal action. With that in mind, the following provides an overview of the steps involved in creating and following a fully compliant plan.
There's no question that medical waste disposal is a complex and complicated industry, but working with full-service medical waste management companies is one way to eliminate some of that confusion and stress. Whatever your specific location, there are several...
Dealing with your medical waste removal doesn’t need to be a pricy, difficult process—so long as you know how to avoid that. One of the easiest ways to save yourself hassle, time, and money is not just to work with any medical waste management company, but to find and work with the right company. What makes a company the “right” company? Read on to find out!
Documentation destruction is a vital part of running any Atlanta doctor’s office. Properly following that protocol ensures you’re in full HIPAA compliance, and that’s important for a number of reasons. Not only does it protect your doctor’s office from fines or other punitive actions, but it also ensures your patients’ private information is never stolen, shared, or compromised.
Proper hazardous waste disposal is an essential part of your Atlanta-based company’s waste management system. If you do produce this type of waste and haven’t yet selected from your local hazardous waste management companies, consider going with a full-service company. These can provide a number of benefits to you and your business.