FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sacramento, CA – May 3, 2014 – Medasend Biomedical, Inc., a leading medical waste disposal company established in 1999, has announced that it will service the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Medasend will be responsible for the collection, removal, and disposal of pharmaceutical waste located at the Central Fill Pharmacy in Sacramento, CA.
All of the waste collected will be treated using an energy-from-waste process, enabling the recovery of renewable energy in the form of electricity and heat from the incineration of waste.
“Being able to work with an integral state agency like the CDCR is an important step in our company’s growth,” said Stephanie Harrison, Medasend’s VP of Healthcare Compliance. She continued, “We’re eager to deliver our world-class pharmaceutical waste disposal and treatment services, while maintaining an environmentally-friendly treatment process. It’s been a true pleasure working with the California Correctional Health Care Services department in making this cooperation happen.”
In conjunction with its cooperation with Medasend for Rx waste disposal services, the CDCR will also be utilizing Medasend’s Complete Compliance web-based portal system, allowing staff to easily keep track of service history, waste manifests and other documentation, while having access to online compliance training. Read more about Medasend’s OSHA compliance training offering at https://medasend.com/compliance-training/.
About California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), in partnership with the federal Plata Receiver, is responsible for health care services to all inmate patients. Mental Health and Dental services are provided by the CDCR’s Division of Correctional Health Care Services (DCHCS) while medical care is provided by the federally appointed Receiver. DCHCS and the Receiver have worked collaboratively to provide quality, cost-effective health care services for inmate-patients, and DCHCS is committed to providing quality care to inmate-patients. Read more about CDCR at http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/.
About Medasend Biomedical, Inc.
Medasend Biomedical, Inc., in business since 1999, was founded as a full service waste management company for the healthcare industry. Medasend’s success was built off of our neverending emphasis on premiere customer service. Medasend has grown to become one of the most recognized healthcare waste management companies serving the healthcare community.
Our team of innovative engineers, doctors and compliance specialists are dedicated to environmental protection as we continue to lead the efforts for safe disposal of sharps and other forms of biohazard waste. Medasend currently services accounts in the entire United States. Since our inception more than a decade ago, Medasend has supplied hundreds of thousands of medical waste containers to customers all over the United States.
We provide our clients with 24-hour support 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Regardless of the size of your facility, it is our mission to provide each client with the same level of service and support. We also offer webinars on infection control, workplace safety and OSHA compliance, which include continuing education units for our clients. Click here to visit the Medasend website.