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Who Is Maintaining Your Medical Waste?

December 4, 2020

Who Is Maintaining Your Medical Waste? Who Is Maintaining Your Medical Waste? Local, state, and federal guidelines dictate that the responsibility of all medical waste falls on the organization that generates it. This means that from the moment that the medical waste is created to the final proper disposal, a healthcare facility carries the onus […]

 
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How Is Medical Waste Managed?

How Is Medical Waste Managed? How Is Medical Waste Managed? Managing medical waste is a serious topic involving comprehension of the types of medical waste and the very specific methods of dealing with them so that they don’t transmit potentially infectious diseases. The established local, state, and federal guidelines include handling, disposal, and destruction of […]

 
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How to Dispose of Sharps

November 23, 2020

How to Dispose of Sharps Sharps are any item that can pierce or cut the skin that has been exposed to a potentially dangerous pathogen. Sharps can include but are not limited to: hypodermic needles, scalpels, knives, broken glass and plastic, lancets, auto injectors, infusion sets, and connection needle/sets.  Critical care must be given to […]

 
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Sharps Compliance

Sharps Compliance Sharps that are used in any form of medical or experimental environment that exposes them to potentially dangerous bloodborne, bacterial, or viral pathogens, like in our article about medical waste disposal and dangerous viruses, that can be transmitted are required by local, state, and federal laws to comply with specific rules. The compliance […]

 
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Sharps Disposal

Sharps Disposal According to Enjuris, needle sticks due to sharps are the third highest type of injury that occurs in the medical industry. Sharps can contain a variety of bloodborne pathogens that are life threatening. Considering that the CDC has stated that there are over 385,000 sharps-related injuries each year, there is critical focus on […]

 
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6 Ways to Get Your Medical Practice Organized

November 19, 2020

6 Ways to Get Your Medical Practice Organized There are certain people that we meet in life that always seem to have everything “together.” These individuals are organized to the max…and then there are the rest of us. We might be able to muddle through this way in our personal lives, but in a medical […]

 
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Why Practicing Independently Pays Off

Why Practicing Independently Pays Off Whether you are fresh out of medical school and eager to start your own practice or a tried and true veteran that tires of working for others, an independent practice of your own can be an exciting time in your life. Our medical industry has been slowly moving towards medical […]

 
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Opening Your Private Practice

Opening Your Private Clinic There is an incredible element of excitement in the idea of opening your own private clinic. It may be the first time that you will be completely independent so that you don’t have to answer to anyone else. However, you need to recognize one major factor: you have devoted your life […]

 
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Biohazard Waste Management

October 25, 2020

Biohazard Waste Management Companies and organizations that produce biohazardous waste are required by law to comply with proper identification, handling, and disposal of the waste. While federal guidelines have been established, there are often additional local and state laws for compliance and each organization must be knowledgeable of all laws or face fines or potential closure. Biohazard […]

 
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Biohazard Waste – Know Where to Throw

Biohazard Waste – Know Where to Throw Biohazard Waste, Know Where to Throw. Biohazardous waste is some of the most dangerous waste generated, with the potential to infect people, animals, the community, and the ecology. Biohazardous waste is defined as any material that contains potentially infectious waste. Handling and disposal of this waste is critical so […]

 
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