Urgent care clinics bridge the gap between emergency departments (ED) and primary care providers. They’re an alternative for patients who need immediate medical care for conditions that aren’t life-threatening. Patients may present with symptoms as diverse as sore throats, minor cuts and puncture wounds, broken bones, or serious conditions that require emergency transport to an ED.
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Last updated on June 29, 2022

Hazardous and biohazardous wastes can potentially harm human, animal, and environmental health and wellbeing. These two types of wastes differ in composition, origin, dangers, and disposal methods. Waste generators need to understand the difference between biohazardous and hazardous wastes to protect the staff and the public, comply with all applicable regulations, and avoid fines and penalties.
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Last updated on March 18, 2022

This article is an update of the original published in 2017. Regulations change frequently. That’s why Sharps Compliance monitors updates and communicates any changes to its customers.

Did you know that there are different methods of transporting regulated medical wastes (RMW) for disposal: mailback programs and pickup services? For some customers, mailback is the more practical and economical option; for others, pickup service makes more sense. Several factors go into determining which option is the best.

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