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Waste Disposal & Compliance Blog

Looking for tips and advice for waste disposal and compliancy? Find the latest news and information about biohazarous waste, HIPAA, OSHA and more from the Stericycle blog.

Corporate 28 February, 2017

Ensuring Proper Drug Disposal within Your Healthcare Facility

Due to its complexity, there is often confusion around the “who, what, where and why” of pharmaceutical waste disposal. In this interview, Kathryn Evans—national director at Stericycle—answers some frequently asked questions about the topic.
 

Healthcare Solutions 23 February, 2017

Drug Diversion Prevention with Proper Prescription Drug Disposal

“Proper Drug Disposal Protects Patients, Caregivers,” makes a link between diversion and proper waste stream management practices for pharmaceuticals.

Corporate 30 January, 2017

Santa’s Presents Aren’t Just for Kids

While the holidays are typically a time of love and joy, it can also be a very stressful time for families who cannot afford to give their children the holiday season they deserve. 

Healthcare Solutions 21 December, 2016

FDA Issues Ban on Powdered Gloves

Effective January 18th 2017, powdered gloves, powdered patient examination gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s gloves will be banned by the Food and Drug Administration.

Corporate 21 December, 2016

Helping Little Angels Soar

For many, the holidays symbolize a time of joy and cheer.

Healthcare Solutions 20 December, 2016

Controlled Substance Management in Healthcare

Many different types of regulations face hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Corporate 19 December, 2016

Bears for Babies

The holidays are typically a time for joy, laughter and cheer.

Healthcare Solutions 15 December, 2016

Fostering a Culture Focused on Sharps Safety

Healthcare Purchasing News reporter Susan Cantrell’s recent article “Sharp Points” reminds healthcare workers that “taking the appropriate safety precautions does not end on the operating table.”

Corporate 29 November, 2016

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

Homelessness affects hundreds of thousands of individuals, with LA’s Skid Row having one of the largest populations of homeless people in the United States.

Corporate 29 November, 2016

Even Floods Won’t Stop Us From Helping Our Community

When a local community is negatively impacted, Stericycle employees don’t hesitate to offer a helping hand.