Making Infection Control a Top Priority With Respiratory Protection

Posted by Richard Best on Thu, Jul 23, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

Infection control should be a top priority within any organization, but especially in long-term care settings. As baby boomers continue to age, more patients will enter these facilities. Often times, long-term care patients have compromised immune systems due to age, making them more susceptible to contracting serious infections.

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Topics: OSHA infection control

How to Protect Your Employees and Avoid Potential OSHA Penalties

Posted by Richard Best on Mon, Jul 20, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Reduce the Risk of Needlesticks

1. Recognize the Threat

With approximately 600,000 needlestick injuries each year, the topic of bloodborne pathogens exposure is close to the hearts and minds of the 5.6 million U.S. healthcare workers who are at risk. These workers are familiar with the risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens via needlestick injuries and other sharps-related injuries.

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Topics: Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Meaningful Healthcare Compliance Partnerships

Posted by Rich D'Addario on Sun, Jul 19, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Stericycle Leads the Way in Healthcare Compliance Partnerships

 Rich D'Addario is a Senior Vice President at Stericycle. During the course of 22 years, Rich has built a team that fosters customer collaboration and partnership.

At Stericycle, we are in the protection business – protecting people and brands while promoting health and safeguarding the environment. 

Our waste stream management services deliver this promise by helping healthcare leaders proactively mitigate risk and achieve safety, sustainability and culture milestones.

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Topics: Healthcare Compliance

Stericycle to Acquire Shred-it International

Posted by Digital Manager on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 03:35 PM

Creates Global Leader in Business-to-Business Compliance Solutions

Today, we announce plans to add Shred-it, the global secure information destruction services provider, to the Stericycle family. This acquisition will enable Stericycle to offer an additional compliance solution to our customers.

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Topics: Stericycle

Achieving Healthcare Compliance With a Strategic Perspective

Posted by Richard Best on Sun, Jul 12, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

 

“Compliance” is a pretty broad term—especially in the healthcare space. Noncompliance can have a major impact on smaller practices, with indirect and direct costs putting practices at risk. These fines and penalties threaten long-term viability, ranging from thousands to millions of dollars depending on the scope and regulation.

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Topics: Healthcare Compliance

How Committed Are You to Healthcare Sustainability?

Posted by Enrico Vona on Wed, Jul 08, 2015 @ 06:42 PM

Enrico Vona is Vice President, Integrated Waste Stream Solutions Operations and Training.

Every spring, Practice Greenhealth (PGH) announces the nation’s hospital and health system award winners for their commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly practices.

We are pleased to see many Stericycle customers were recipients of PGH awards at the CleanMed conference in May. We appreciate the opportunity to partner with them and help them meet their sustainability goals by utilizing our Healthcare Solutions, such as:

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Topics: Sustainable Business Solutions

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