Sharps, Biohazard and Vet Waste

By: Tim   /   September 25, 2017

A veterinarian’s office often has lots of patients with various issues.  Many times both patient and patient parent are in a tizzy about everything that is going on.  It is unfortunately common to forget about medical waste and waste disposal guidelines necessary when dealing with animals.  Regardless – safety and efficacy must prevail at all […]

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How to Properly Package Bio Waste

By: Tim   /   September 22, 2017

Here at Secure Waste Disposal Inc. we fully understand the importance of proper bio waste disposal. Anyone who was alive in the 80’s remembers a catastrophe called “syringe tide.” All along the shores of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey hypodermic needles washed up with the tide causing alarm and creating an environmental catastrophe. This […]

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The 6 Most Common HIPAA Violations (and how to avoid them)

By: Tim   /   August 26, 2017

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Inc. (St. Luke’s) paid it $387,000 to settle violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Specifically, HHS accused an employee of the Spencer Cox Center of carelessly disclosing a patient’s protected health information […]

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