Managing Medical Waste Across Multiple Locations

A medical or dental group managing medical waste across several locations has a variety of staff involved in that process. Multiple stakeholders can lead to competing agendas that can impact the decisions being made for the business overall.

This severely fragmented task involves various medical staff at the site level and at the group’s headquarters. Depending on the remoteness of a location, or the inherent issue of volume fluctuations across multiple locations, frustrating and costly problems can arise.

The main processes requiring management include collection, storage, regulatory, scheduling, and ordering supplies. Typically, the following roles look after the specific processes: