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    Healthcare Solutions 08 December, 2017

    Winter Weather: Keeping Staff and Patients Safe in All Conditions

    The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to check whether there are any new developments on the regulatory front. This article discusses some recent OSHA requirements of which to be aware.
     

    Healthcare Solutions 08 December, 2017

    2018 Regulatory Tips: Know What's Coming and How to Plan Effectively

    Stay up-to-date on new developments impacting your organization on the regulatory front, including recent OSHA requirements of which to be aware.

    Healthcare Solutions 14 November, 2017

    Helping Hands for Hurricane Harvey

    When Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas, Stericycle employees jumped into action, collecting donations of supplies, food and clothing and delivering them to effected team members. The company also set up a special Hurricane Harvey Fund—as an offshoot of its existing hardship program—to provide direct monetary assistance to team members in need. Stericycle employees contributed to the fund and the company matched those donations, raising more than $100,000 in just a few days.
     

    Healthcare Solutions 14 November, 2017

    Reducing the Risk of Drug Abuse

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 90 Americans die each day from opioid addiction, often as a result of prescription pain medication misuse. Stericycle is taking a multi-pronged approach to helping healthcare organizations and their surrounding communities ensure proper drug disposal and reduce opportunities for drug diversion and abuse. On one hand, we are guiding healthcare organizations toward better regulatory compliance, assisting with pharmaceutical waste risk assessment, supplying appropriate waste containers and offering comprehensive staff training.
     

    Healthcare Solutions 06 November, 2017

    Waste Segregation - Know What to Throw Where

    When it comes to hazardous waste, organizations must be scrupulous about disposal. If these dangerous materials are not handled appropriately, they can be toxic to not only staff and patients, but also to the environment and surrounding community.