Navigation Links
Waste Management Subsidiary Acquires PharmEcology(R) Associates, LLC
Date:4/16/2009

MILWAUKEE, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (WMHS), a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc., announced today that it has purchased substantially all of the assets of PharmEcology(R) Associates, LLC. PharmEcology provides pharmaceutical waste management consulting services to the U.S. healthcare industry through seminars, on-site risk assessments, and other custom consulting services, in addition to the PharmE(R) Waste Wizard and PharmE(R) Inventory Analysis.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090402/NY93570LOGO-b)

The purchase of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based business fits into Waste Management's strategy to expand its healthcare waste disposal services offered to hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Among other services, PharmEcology assists hospitals in identifying and segregating hazardous pharmaceutical waste and providing on-site risk assessments and action plans. More information about PharmEcology's services is available at www.pharmecology.com.

"By purchasing the assets of PharmEcology, WMHS can assist hospitals across the United States minimize the destructive impact of pharmaceutical waste on the environment by helping organizations to comply with state and federal environmental regulations in a cost-effective manner," said Ron Pierce, vice president of WM Healthcare Solutions.

PharmEcology Founder Charlotte Smith, who will join WMHS and remain with the business, said, "We are delighted to join forces with Waste Management, the country's largest provider of waste management services. WM Healthcare Solutions has the resources to allow us to expand our reach to greater numbers of hospitals who can benefit from our pharmaceutical waste consulting services."

About Waste Management and WM Healthcare Solutions

Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company's customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.

WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (WMHS) is a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. that provides a complete range of sustainable and cost-effective "managed waste and environmental solutions" specifically designed for the healthcare industry. WMHS aims to be the single source provider of operational and consulting services required to handle the healthcare industry's complex waste streams from compliance, safety, and risk assessment to in-house operational logistics, market assessment, and collection and processing for a variety of waste streams.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Waste Management, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ADA Updates Environmental Recommendations for Handling Waste
2. New Pharmaceutical Sales Force Communication Metrics: Nearly 6 Weeks of Sales Time per Rep Wasted Each Year
3. InvoiceCHECK Cuts Prescription Benefit Waste
4. EPA Focus on Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste: White Paper Helps Hospitals Avoid Fines
5. Winemaking waste proves effective against disease-causing bacteria in early studies
6. Fish devastated by sex-changing chemicals in municipal wastewater
7. EPAs Earth Day Challenge: Collect 1 Million Pills and 1 Million Pounds of E-Waste to Help Protect the Great Lakes
8. Salient Corporations Performance Management Solution Helps NY State Counties Identify Medicaid Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
9. DOE Seeks Licensing Approval for Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Storage Site
10. St. Joseph Health System Caregivers Demand Foley & Lardner Stop Intimidation, and Waste of Valuable Patient Care Resources
11. InEnTec Medical Services LLC Cancels Permits to Build a Waste Recycle and Power Production Facility Near Red Bluff, California
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 ... ... service based in Dallas, Texas, is condemning "scam operations" carried out by unethical ... to bring these scam operations to a halt. According to Texas Premier Locksmith, ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) , ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... placed above any and all media," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film ... of logo with easy to use drop zones. Editors can select from a variety ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Maureen McLaughlin, LA.c., a certified acupuncturist, is ... Connecticut (RMACT). McLaughlin brings nearly 20 years of experience with fertility patients to ... their family building goals. Acupuncture helps fertility patients by supporting the ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... , ... December 07, 2016 , ... “Walking With God: ... stories that will inspire the reader to be aware of God's direction in their ... published author, Sanford Smith, retired teacher and active church leader. , Sanford ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... The Business Architecture Guild ... Reston, VA on March 21-22, 2017. This premier event features business practitioners and ... a cross-section of industries such as financial services, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, retail, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2016)... 2016  "Blood Tests replace Surgical Biopsies. Single ... The Diagnostic, Monitoring and Screening Test opportunities are ... occurring using in vitro blood testing to identify ... backing, has announced a single blood test to ... than the market. New technology that definitively identifies ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma - Pipeline Review, H2 ... Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline guide Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma ... of the Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma (Oncology) pipeline landscape. ... when two types of cells in the brain, ... to form a mass. These brain cells are ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... LOUISVILLE, Ky. , Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... notice of accreditation from the College of American ... Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for its new laboratory in ... company recently moved its North American headquarters. ... offers Sanger sequencing -- which is still considered ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: