Davenport, IA Medical
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Davenport Medical Waste Disposal Services

Davenport Medical Waste Disposal. Healthcare Waste Management offers convenient, secure medical waste disposal services in  Iowa. Including: medical waste disposal, infectious waste disposal, biohazard waste disposal, sharps container disposal and secure document shredding. Contact us today for a quick, hassle free, customized quote to fit your needs.

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Medical Waste Disposal

We specialize in the removal of infectious waste from your hospital, medical office or private practice.

Contact Healthcare Waste Management Today to find out how we save you Money for medical waste disposal.

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Compliance Training

Bloodborne pathogens training, Exposure control plans, Required training, Supplies and More.

Healthcare Waste Management is here to answer all of your questions about the training required by your facility.

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Sharps Container Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management is the perfect partner to help with your sharps disposal needs. 

No customer is too big or small for us to help with your safe disposal of needles and sharps. Contact Us Today!

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RCRA & Pharma Waste

Pharmaceutical waste disposal is becoming one of the most important aspects of environmental services.

Healthcare Waste Management can help your facility manage all of your RCRA and pharmaceutical waste. Call Today. 

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Document Destruction

To stay within compliance of the increased government regulations, we provide secure paper shredding for your facility or business. 

Our drivers come to your location to set you up with secure locking cabinets or large document carts for safe storage until removal.

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Biohazard Supplies

From Biohazard Boxes & Bins to our replacement sharps container program. We have everything you need. 

In an effort to help our customers better utilize their time, we offer direct supplies delivery at the same time as scheduled services.

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We service all of Iowa for your medical waste and biohazard waste disposal needs. Contact Healthcare Waste Management today for a quick medical waste disposal disposal quote. You can reach us at 888-427-5797. 

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davenport medical wasteDavenport, IA Medical Waste Disposal

Healthcare Waste Management provides medical, infectious, biohazard and sharps container disposal services to Davenport. Our services also include secure document destruction and an online compliance and safety portal. Our secure document destruction services are HIPAA compliant and include product destruction should your facility need outdated or expired products destroyed with certificates of destruction issued. Our online safety and compliance portal is designed to keep you and your company in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. This portal has everything in a secure online interface where you can keep your companies documents like exposure control plans or SDS / MSDS and certificates or completion of training documents for all of your employees, which include bloodborne pathogens, HIPAA and much more. Call us today for a custom solution tailored to your practices needs.

How Technology Saves You Money

The truth is many medical waste companies don’t destroy any waste at all. They pay a separate company to destroy your waste and then turn around and charge you for this “service.” We believe this is an inefficient and expensive way of doing business. We actually own our waste disposal plants, cutting out the unnecessary costs and allowing us to better control your waste. By doing this we get to choose the most environmentally friendly and efficient waste disposal techniques further saving you money. Along with this we take advantage of the ever advancing GPS technology to plan our daily routes makes sure that our pickups are as efficient as possible.

Davenport, Iowa

Davenport’s economy is a unique one for an American city as it’s largely based on manufacturing. The Rock Island Arsenal, a weapons manufacturer, is the largest employer in the city with number two being John Deere. The other largest employers include Trinity Regional Health System, the Genesis Health System and a regional grocery store Hy-Vee. The store Hy-Vee has almost 300 locations in the Midwest and was founded by David Vredenburg in Beaconsfield. Davenport actually has one of the lowest costs of living of any major city in the whole United States!

Healthcare Systems

With Davenports unique location in the Quad cities, it has plenty of healthcare options for any need. From large Specialty Hospital’s like Select Specialty Hospital to Genesis and Trinity Health Systems and of course Children’s Hospital across the Mississippi River. We offer medical waste disposal services to large chains like Children’s and smaller single practice generators of medical waste. We also provide secure document and product destruction services. We are always glad to help, in whatever way we can. Call us today for a custom quote to fit your needs.

 

Davenport, IA Benefits of Using Healthcare Waste Management Services

As the name suggest we are a complete management team of your healthcare medical, biohazard, sharps and other wastes that is regulated. From pickup to destruction, we are the only company that handles your waste.

  1. We own the waste from pickup to destruction, no middleman, means no hidden cost.
  2. Our state-of-the-art processing plants ensure the waste is disposed of as quickly and effectively as possible, with minimum impact to the environment.
  3. With us it is our drivers, our trucks, our processing plants and our insurance. You can imagine the insurance one must have when they own their own processing plants.

Davenport, IA About

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 65.08 square miles, of which 62.95 square miles is land and 2.13 square miles is water. Davenport is located approximately 170 miles west of Chicago and 170 miles east of the Iowa state capital of Des Moines. The city is located about 200 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri, and 265 miles southeast of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Farmland surrounds Davenport, outside the Quad Cities area.

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Davenport, IA Resources

City of Davenport

https://cityofdavenportiowa.com/
226 W 4th St
Davenport, Iowa 52801
(563) 326-7711

Davenport Chamber of Commerce

https://quadcitieschamber.com/
331 W 3rd St
Davenport, Iowa 52801
(563) 322-1706

Scott County Health Department

https://www.scottcountyiowa.com/health
600 W 4th St
Davenport, Iowa 52801
(563) 326-8618

Select Specialty Hospital

https://quadcities.selectspecialtyhospitals.com/
1111 W Kimberly Rd
Davenport, Iowa 52806
(563) 468-2000

Genesis East

https://www.genesishealth.com/facilities/location-public-profile/genesis-medical-center-east-rusholme-street/
1228 E Rusholme St
Davenport, Iowa 52803
(563) 421-1000

Kelly's Home Medical

https://www.careprohs.com/services/kellys-home-medical
730 E Kimberly Rd
Davenport, Iowa 52807
(563) 386-1553

Davenport, IA Interesting Information

Davenport is the county seat of Scott County in Iowa and is located along the Mississippi River on the eastern border of the state. It is the largest of the Quad Cities, a metropolitan area with a population estimate of 382,630 and a CSA population of 474,226; it is the 90th largest CSA in the nation. Davenport was founded on May 14, 1836 by Antoine Le Claire and was named for his friend George Davenport, a former English sailor who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812, served as a supplier Fort Armstrong, worked as a fur trader with the American Fur Company, and was appointed a quartermaster with the rank of colonel during the Black Hawk War. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 99,685 (making it Iowa's third-largest city).

Davenport, IA Medical Waste FAQ and Related Searches

What is Medical Waste?

Medical waste is healthcare trash that contains infectious or potentially infectious items. It can come from hospitals, medical clinics, veterinary offices, dental clinics, research facilities, or medical laboratories. It can contain blood or other bodily fluids, or it can appear benign, like gloves or gowns.

According to the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, it’s defined as any waste created during treatment, testing, immunization, research, or diagnosis of human beings and animals. Examples include sharps like scalpels or needles, tissue, fluids, glassware, swabs, culture dishes, or bandages.

 

What are some Examples of Medical Waste?
  • Expired vaccines
  • Tissue from humans or animals
  • Gowns, gloves, or gauze that may have blood on them
  • Waste from rooms of patients with infectious diseases
  • Needles, scalpels, and broken glass used in procedures
  • Laboratory cultures, stocks, and contaminated culture paraphernalia
  • Bedding from infected animals 
What are the types of medical waste?

The WHO identifies the 8 categories of medical waste as:

  • Infectious waste
  • Sharps waste
  • Pathological waste
  • Chemical waste
  • Cytotoxic waste
  • Pharmaceutical waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Nonhazardous general waste

Those types cover all the potential varieties and sources of regulated and non-regulated healthcare waste.

Who generates medical waste?

You know hospitals and doctor’s offices create medical waste. But blood banks, dental clinics, and urgent care clinics create it too. Pharmacies, veterinary clinics, medical testing labs, research labs, nursing homes, hotels where patients stay, and funeral homes also create regulated waste.

Even an office building can generate biohazardous waste. Why? Because if someone gets a nosebleed at work and uses a tissue to stop it, they’ve created regulated waste. There was a hotel in Boston, next door to Mass General Hospital, was fined twice for medical waste violations from hotel guests.

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Why Reusable Sharps Containers?

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Medical Waste Disposal Service Area

Healthcare Waste Management services the entire state of Iowa including the following cities: Des Moines, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, Sioux City, Dubuque, Ames, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Council Bluffs, Urbandale, Cedar Falls, Marion, Bettendorf, Clinton, Burlington, Marshalltown, Mason City, Muscatine for medical waste and related services.

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