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VA Hospital Awards Hazardous Waste Services Contract to Medasend Biomedical, Inc.

July 22, 2013

Medasend Biomedical, Inc. will become the hazardous waste and medical waste services provider for Chula Vista VA (Veterans Affairs) Hospital, part of the San Diego VA Healthcare System (VASDHS), the healthcare services company announced on Monday.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013

The deal will provide the Chula Vista, California VA clinic with a complete suite of hazardous, pharmaceutical and medical waste management services to be fully integrated in July by Medasend's compliance technicians.

"After speaking with the staff at Chula Vista VA, our compliance staff quickly understood the needs of the clinic and we proposed how we could help streamline the way they manage and dispose of their hazardous and medical waste," said Risa Grand, M.D., Medasend's VP of Health Services. "Our waste management plan not only helps the hospital save money, but makes the jobs of each of its staff members much easier when it comes to pharmaceutical waste disposal, hazardous and medical waste disposal."

Utilized by southern California hospitals, healthcare facilities, dental clinics and veterinarian clinics, Medasend’s hazardous waste services includes disposal of medical and biohazardous waste, pharmaceutical waste, reusable sharps waste services, waste segregation and consulting and disposal of RCRA and hazardous waste.

In addition to the Chula Vista location, VASDHS operates two other Veteran Affairs centers in San Marcos and San Diego.

About VA San Diego Healthcare System

The Chula Vista VA hospital, part of San Diego's VA Healthcare System (VASDHS), specializes in primary care, audiology services, mental health, laboratory, optometry and emergent medications.

VASDHS provides high quality health care with advanced technologies and a commitment to friendly, compassionate service to more than 232,441 Veterans in the San Diego and Imperial Valley counties.

Medical, surgical, mental health, geriatric, spinal cord injury, and advanced rehabilitation services are provided by VASDHS, and the organization supports Vet centers in Chula Vista, San Diego and San Marcos. VASDHS is affiliated with the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and provides training for 1,504 medical interns, residents and fellows, as well as 82 other teaching affiliations for nursing, pharmacy, dental, and dietetics. VASDHS has one of the largest research programs in the VA nationally with a budget of $52 million (FY 2012), 204 principal investigators, and 584 projects.

About Medasend Biomedical, Inc.

Medasend Biomedical, Inc., (http://medasend.com) 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. Visit our website at http://www.medasend.com or call 1-800-200-3581.

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