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Stericycle’s comprehensive medical waste services support your healthcare mission and protect your organization, community, and the environment.

Stericycle Supports Your Healthcare Mission and Helps Protect Your Organization

Hospitals and health networks drive complex enterprises of coordinated patient care for the health and well-being of the communities they serve. With shared missions driven by safety, innovation, sustainability, and cost-mitigation, Stericycle works alongside healthcare organizations of every size to help them succeed in their growth, protection of their brand, and the delivery of transformative healthcare.

Our dedication to helping our client-partners succeed is what has made us the trusted partner of the largest IDNs in the U.S.1 and the primary regulated waste service provider for the non-acute market with longstanding successful relationships with the four leading healthcare GPOs.   

Source: 1. Based on Definitive Healthcare’s 2020 data of the largest 150 IDNs with minimum bed count of 1200.

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Stericycle supports your healthcare mission and helps protect your organization.

Since Stericycle’s beginning, we’ve introduced first-to-market products to best serve our customers. Our recent global business transformation includes significant investments in new products and service advancements that strengthen Stericycle’s market leadership and are evidence of our dedication to always improve our client-partners’ customer experience.  

Stericycle Business Transformation Goals

Our vision for the future and what that means for you!

  • Empower front-line team members with state-of-the-art tools and processes = Exceptional customer service to your organization across all services
  • Investment in innovative new service offerings = Drive growth, brand security, and savings for your organization
  • Engage our team members in meaningful and rewarding careers = Increased employee awareness and involvement in your goals
  • Embody a safety and regulatory compliance culture that protects our team members and brand = Protect your brand, communities, and team members
  • Democratize metrics for enhanced decision-making by our team members = Trackable chain of custody and accurate disposal data for your organization

Stericycle’s wide network of treatment facilities, fleet of trucks, and localized expert team members prove our capabilities every day at hospitals and throughout  the largest health systems across the country. Our national footprint has supported our customers through acquisitions, mergers, and new construction seamlessly integrating new healthcare sites over state lines, from coast to coast.   

Our nationwide network and localized, expert team members are dedicated to reducing risk for our client partners. Stericycle’s infrastructure is built with strategic redundancies for emergency mobilization and consistently proves itself during times of crises whether it be inclement weather, natural disasters, pandemics, and other states of emergency that have set our competitors behind schedule.

Team member cross-functional training, ability of truck rerouting, and the largest regulated waste transportation and disposal network in the country minimizes service interruptions and ensures we maintain our 98%¹ on-time service record.

Source: 1. Stericycle data, 2020.

From 30+ years of working closely with  health system department leaders, Stericycle has gained in-depth knowledge of how to help your hospitals reduce supply-chain burden, increase patient care and environmental services efficiency, and find cost-mitigation. Our industry leading net promoter scores (NPS) are testament to our customer-first client partnerships based on accountability and transparency with clearly set objectives and KPIs. A single, dedicated account manager, supported by Customer Experience and  Healthcare Compliance Specialist teams, will work closely with your health systems’ key points of contact to:

  • Support your lean financial objectives by removing inconsistent processes and simplifying network-wide waste management 
  • Alleviate administrative burdens with one point-of-contact, a single invoice for all waste streams, providing actionable waste stream data, and implement system-wide adjustments to maximize operational efficiency
  • Foster steadfast system-wide safety and compliance in tandem with your clinical, EVS and infection prevention teams through industry leading training and compliance support
  • Reduce vendor foot traffic with Stericycle Service Technicians servicing multiple regulated wastes including secure information
  • Assist in seamless expansion of your health system to affiliate facilities and new locations  

Stericycle’s Regulatory and Compliance Team has years of experience working with the regulatory bodies that set standards and rules for healthcare organizations. Our in-person and online compliance training is utilized by half a million healthcare professionals every year. From everyday medical waste management and workplace safety to public health crises, we work side-by-side with your team members to provide guidance on how to protect your staff, patients, and your community. Our Healthcare Compliance Specialist team works in tandem with our Account Management team to:

  • Advise your organization on choosing the most safe and compliant approaches to managing waste streams to meet your financial, safety, and operational objectives 
  • Coordinate with your health system’s key stakeholders in seamless implementations of new programs and continuous review of your waste stream management to maximize efficiencies 
  • Provide training and compliance materials to all of your facilities that are supported by Stericycle’s services
  • Update your employees on regulations and applicable advising bodies through webinars and direct customer communications

Our EPA Hub and Resource Center serve as additional resources to keep your team members up-to-date on healthcare safety, compliance, and sustainability topics.  

Stericycle stands ready to support you during states of emergency and your organization’s unforeseen operational dilemmas. Our disaster planning includes:

  • Predesignated alternate transfer and treatment facilities ensuring uninterrupted container supply and servicing
  • Comprehensive customer communication and support to address regulatory and safety risks
  • Operations agility to manage costs and respond to unforeseen challenges
  • Proven mobilization protocol that ensures your organization continues undisturbed operations and patient care

In November 2020, the Business Intelligence Group and American Business Awards both awarded Stericycle the Company of the Year Award for our essential role and support in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as we serviced 4,500 COVID-19 testing sites and 200 temporary quarantine, testing, and treatment facilities through this unprecedented time. Visit our COVID-19 Knowledge Center to learn more about helpful resources and support.

We are committed to helping you set and achieve sustainability goals by providing eco-conscious services, Sustainability Action Plans with clearly set KPIs and milestones, program monitoring with actionable data, and ongoing guidance in optimizing your waste stream management and minimizing the impact your organization has on the environment.

Stericycle is proud to see our client partners highly represented in the annual Practice Greenhealth Awards. We want to help drive and celebrate your sustainability achievements. By implementing our sustainable products and services, such as switching from standard disposable containers to our reusable sharps program, your organization will reduce its impact to the environment through avoiding greenhouse gas emissions. Together, we will protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Our Carbon Footprint Estimator is a valuable tool in determining your organization’s impact on the environment. 

Our 2020 Sustainability Highlights:

  • 1.5 billion pounds of medical waste safely treated
  • 40 million pounds of unused pharmaceuticals safely disposed
  • 104 million pounds of plastic diverted from landfills
  • 1.1 billion pounds of paper recycled

With our expertise in nondisruptive installations and onboarding, our team members have a heightened awareness and dedication to not disrupting patient care and are agile in working with our client partners’ team members to complete seamless implementations of Stericycle services. Our Account Management, Operations, Healthcare Compliance Specialist, and Customer Experience teams are continuously completing successful, multi-tiered installations of new services at healthcare facilities large  and small across the country.  

Your healthcare organization will experience:

  • Single point of contact through your Stericycle Account Manager 
  • Clear expectations, KPIs, and timelines with dedicated milestones and reviews
  • Customer Experience team dedicated to your hospital or health system
  • Professional Operations and Service teams highly trained in non-disruptive installations
  • Site surveys by  our Healthcare Specialist team to maximize your health system’s waste management for cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and sustainability
  • On-site trainings and compliance materials that can be uploaded to your health system’s training system as well as accessed through MyStericycle.com  

Since Stericycle’s beginning, we’ve introduced first-to-market products to best serve our customers. Our recent global business transformation includes significant investments in new products and service advancements that strengthen Stericycle’s market leadership and are evidence of our dedication to always improve our client-partners’ customer experience.  

Stericycle Business Transformation Goals

Our vision for the future and what that means for you!

  • Empower front-line team members with state-of-the-art tools and processes = Exceptional customer service to your organization across all services
  • Investment in innovative new service offerings = Drive growth, brand security, and savings for your organization
  • Engage our team members in meaningful and rewarding careers = Increased employee awareness and involvement in your goals
  • Embody a safety and regulatory compliance culture that protects our team members and brand = Protect your brand, communities, and team members
  • Democratize metrics for enhanced decision-making by our team members = Trackable chain of custody and accurate disposal data for your organization

Stericycle’s wide network of treatment facilities, fleet of trucks, and localized expert team members prove our capabilities every day at hospitals and throughout  the largest health systems across the country. Our national footprint has supported our customers through acquisitions, mergers, and new construction seamlessly integrating new healthcare sites over state lines, from coast to coast.   

Our nationwide network and localized, expert team members are dedicated to reducing risk for our client partners. Stericycle’s infrastructure is built with strategic redundancies for emergency mobilization and consistently proves itself during times of crises whether it be inclement weather, natural disasters, pandemics, and other states of emergency that have set our competitors behind schedule.

Team member cross-functional training, ability of truck rerouting, and the largest regulated waste transportation and disposal network in the country minimizes service interruptions and ensures we maintain our 98%¹ on-time service record.

Source: 1. Stericycle data, 2020.

From 30+ years of working closely with  health system department leaders, Stericycle has gained in-depth knowledge of how to help your hospitals reduce supply-chain burden, increase patient care and environmental services efficiency, and find cost-mitigation. Our industry leading net promoter scores (NPS) are testament to our customer-first client partnerships based on accountability and transparency with clearly set objectives and KPIs. A single, dedicated account manager, supported by Customer Experience and  Healthcare Compliance Specialist teams, will work closely with your health systems’ key points of contact to:

  • Support your lean financial objectives by removing inconsistent processes and simplifying network-wide waste management 
  • Alleviate administrative burdens with one point-of-contact, a single invoice for all waste streams, providing actionable waste stream data, and implement system-wide adjustments to maximize operational efficiency
  • Foster steadfast system-wide safety and compliance in tandem with your clinical, EVS and infection prevention teams through industry leading training and compliance support
  • Reduce vendor foot traffic with Stericycle Service Technicians servicing multiple regulated wastes including secure information
  • Assist in seamless expansion of your health system to affiliate facilities and new locations  

Stericycle’s Regulatory and Compliance Team has years of experience working with the regulatory bodies that set standards and rules for healthcare organizations. Our in-person and online compliance training is utilized by half a million healthcare professionals every year. From everyday medical waste management and workplace safety to public health crises, we work side-by-side with your team members to provide guidance on how to protect your staff, patients, and your community. Our Healthcare Compliance Specialist team works in tandem with our Account Management team to:

  • Advise your organization on choosing the most safe and compliant approaches to managing waste streams to meet your financial, safety, and operational objectives 
  • Coordinate with your health system’s key stakeholders in seamless implementations of new programs and continuous review of your waste stream management to maximize efficiencies 
  • Provide training and compliance materials to all of your facilities that are supported by Stericycle’s services
  • Update your employees on regulations and applicable advising bodies through webinars and direct customer communications

Our EPA Hub and Resource Center serve as additional resources to keep your team members up-to-date on healthcare safety, compliance, and sustainability topics.  

Stericycle stands ready to support you during states of emergency and your organization’s unforeseen operational dilemmas. Our disaster planning includes:

  • Predesignated alternate transfer and treatment facilities ensuring uninterrupted container supply and servicing
  • Comprehensive customer communication and support to address regulatory and safety risks
  • Operations agility to manage costs and respond to unforeseen challenges
  • Proven mobilization protocol that ensures your organization continues undisturbed operations and patient care

In November 2020, the Business Intelligence Group and American Business Awards both awarded Stericycle the Company of the Year Award for our essential role and support in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as we serviced 4,500 COVID-19 testing sites and 200 temporary quarantine, testing, and treatment facilities through this unprecedented time. Visit our COVID-19 Knowledge Center to learn more about helpful resources and support.

We are committed to helping you set and achieve sustainability goals by providing eco-conscious services, Sustainability Action Plans with clearly set KPIs and milestones, program monitoring with actionable data, and ongoing guidance in optimizing your waste stream management and minimizing the impact your organization has on the environment.

Stericycle is proud to see our client partners highly represented in the annual Practice Greenhealth Awards. We want to help drive and celebrate your sustainability achievements. By implementing our sustainable products and services, such as switching from standard disposable containers to our reusable sharps program, your organization will reduce its impact to the environment through avoiding greenhouse gas emissions. Together, we will protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Our Carbon Footprint Estimator is a valuable tool in determining your organization’s impact on the environment. 

Our 2020 Sustainability Highlights:

  • 1.5 billion pounds of medical waste safely treated
  • 40 million pounds of unused pharmaceuticals safely disposed
  • 104 million pounds of plastic diverted from landfills
  • 1.1 billion pounds of paper recycled

With our expertise in nondisruptive installations and onboarding, our team members have a heightened awareness and dedication to not disrupting patient care and are agile in working with our client partners’ team members to complete seamless implementations of Stericycle services. Our Account Management, Operations, Healthcare Compliance Specialist, and Customer Experience teams are continuously completing successful, multi-tiered installations of new services at healthcare facilities large  and small across the country.  

Your healthcare organization will experience:

  • Single point of contact through your Stericycle Account Manager 
  • Clear expectations, KPIs, and timelines with dedicated milestones and reviews
  • Customer Experience team dedicated to your hospital or health system
  • Professional Operations and Service teams highly trained in non-disruptive installations
  • Site surveys by  our Healthcare Specialist team to maximize your health system’s waste management for cost-effectiveness, operational efficiency, and sustainability
  • On-site trainings and compliance materials that can be uploaded to your health system’s training system as well as accessed through MyStericycle.com  

Carbon Footprint Estimator

In 2020, Stericycle and its client-partners diverted 104 million pounds of plastic from entering landfills through the use of reusable sharps containers. Stericycle was a pioneer in sustainable medical waste disposal and continues to this day to innovate safe, compliant, and eco-conscious solutions that protect the team members, patients, and communities of healthcare organizations around the world.

Use our Carbon Footprint Estimator to see how your healthcare organization can avoid generation of carbon emissions by switching from single-use, disposable containers to Stericycle reusable sharps containers. If you are currently using Stericycle reusable sharps containers, use the tool to calculate and celebrate your sustainability achievements.

Stericycle has longstanding, successful partnerships with the leading healthcare GPOs in providing best-in-class service solutions.

For decades, our GPO partners have introduced to their members Stericycle’s first-to-market, innovative products. Additionally, we are proud to have assisted them in supporting their members during times of crisis, such as natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic.

SafeShield™ Antimicrobial Medical Waste Containers

Stericycle continually makes significant investments to bring our customers innovative, sustainable services and first-to-market products. Our SafeShield Medical Waste Containers are equipped with Cupron®, a copper-based antimicrobial protectant that can support your healthcare organization’s infection prevention program.

An Innovation to Improve Your Biohazardous Waste Management:

  • Antimicrobial properties embedded in container and lid
  • Smooth interior finish and drainage channels greatly reduces or eliminates odor
  • Nestable design and ergonomic handles make stacking and moving safe and efficient
  • Integrated lid closes securely and avoids lid misplacement
  • HDPE material, DOT-approved, and PGII rated 

Stericycle’s Solutions are Utilized by the Largest Health Networks Across the U.S.

Equally robust and flexible, Stericycle’s medical waste solutions help keep your organization efficient, safe, and sustainable. Our innovative suite of full-service solutions for regulated medical waste management, compliance training, and secure information destruction are designed to be tailored to each of your facilities’ needs.

Contact us today to be connected with an Account Executive to learn more about Stericycle’s capabilities.

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