Drugs in Nursing Homes: 3 Success Strategies in Managing Pharmaceutical Waste in Long-term Care Facilities

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

Managing the operations of skilled nursing or long-term care facilities requires attention to a range of requirements – especially when it comes to managing pharmaceuticals. Federal regulations governing the management of hazardous waste, including hazardous pharmaceuticals, are detailed within the Environmental Protection Agency’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

RCRA’s requirements for storage, transportation, and disposal of hazardous waste apply equally to all businesses, regardless of the industry they are in or the type of healthcare they provide. The Stericycle Hazardous Drug Disposal Services (HDDS) program is designed to address the Rx waste needs of a wide range of customers – including skilled nursing and long-term care facilities (LTCF), which often require a more customized approach. 

1. Know the difference between Rx product and Rx waste.

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Topics: Drug Waste, Pharmaceutical Waste, Drug Disposal, Pharmaceutical Waste Management, Managing Pharmaceutical Waste, Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal

5 Tips for Drug Disposal Management

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Fri, May 31, 2013 @ 09:17 AM

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Topics: Pharmaceutical Disposal, Drug Waste, Pharmaceutical Waste, Drug Disposal, Pharmaceutical Waste Management, Managing Pharmaceutical Waste, Stericycle Pharmaceutical Waste, Pharmaceutical Waste Regulations, Pharmaceutical Waste Consulting

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