Medical Waste Industry Insights

5 Sneaky Ways Medical Waste Management Companies Are Making You Overpay

By David Ryan

Today’s practice managers and facility managers have a lot on their plates. With everything involved in running a healthcare facility, medical waste is the last thing on anyone’s mind. However, if you don’t review the details of your medical waste service -- at least on an annual basis -- you may be paying far too much without even knowing it. Here are 5 sneaky ways medical waste companies have you paying more than is needed for the service the provider.

 

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Stuck in a Bad Deal with Your Medical Waste Company? Learn the Signs:

By David Ryan

Some things are not always obvious at first. But then, over time, you wonder how you ever missed them.

For organizations who rely on purchased services such as those provided by medical waste service contractors, the scenario is all too common: contracts seem harmless upfront -- but over time, they are engineered to slowly drain your operating cash flow.

What’s most disconcerting is that such predatory practices are commonplace among some of the biggest, most recognizable names in the medical waste industry. So how do you know if YOUR healthcare facility is stuck in a bad deal with your medical waste provider? Here are 3 simple questions you can ask.

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5 Red Flags To Watch For With Your Medical Waste Service Provider

By David Ryan

If you’re like most medical, dental or veterinary facilities, you’re too busy to think about how your medical waste is handled. You know that you are under some sort of contract, and that your facility is being serviced. But the reality is this: you’re too busy to actually gauge the value of the services for which you’re paying, and whether the terms of your contract are actually fair.

 

Unfortunately, these circumstances create an environment that’s ripe for predatory (and sometimes unethical) practices. And it’s more common than you might think -- even among the big-name waste service providers that tout themselves as industry leaders.

 

Now is a good time to stop, take a closer look at your service contract, and ask: is my waste..

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