New POCA member benefit—- Sharps Disposal, Pick Up & more…

fellow POCA members,

Our cooperative has a new member benefit that directly affects day to day clinic expenses in a good way---discounted sharps pick–up and delivery service!

Stericycle is offering all POCA clinics a 20% discount off of the ground floor price of your local service area. This is a good deal for any acupuncture clinic. What makes the relationship with Stericycle extra special is that they understand POCA’s staying power and want to do business with us over the long haul. With long term business relations in mind, Stericycle has offered a deeper discount POCA wide once enough clinics are already using the service. So, sign up when your current sharps contract is over and compare pricing for this company. Let’s move toward a deeper discount in sharps services as soon as possible.

The folks at Stericycle have many aspects of their business that benefit POCA clinics:
•       Strong leader in the industry of sharps management
•       Whole business is focused on medical waste management and heath care compliance. This means Stericycle manages the disposal of acupuncture sharps as well as the OSHA requirements around blood borne pathogens in acu clinics. They stay up to date with all OSHA requirements so we can focus on patient care.
•       The only sharps company in the US that services nationwide and owns all of their service facilities and equipment in each state. Your sharps truck driver lives where you do. Local ownership means supporting local business.
•       Mail back sharps service is the best option for Nevada and Hawaii; yet, the vast majority of US states are available for sharps pick up service
•       Price for service depends on the service area of your clinic


To get a quote for your clinic service area, call or email POCA's super helpful sharps service representative:

Rick Barnhill
Stericycle, Inc.
Direct: (847) 943-6515
Fax: (800) 915-4189
rbarnhill@stericycle.com

This story was posted on October 2 2013 by Moses.C.

Comments

  • October 2 2013 at 3:42 PM
    MMDobson writes:

    This is wonderful!  Thanks, Moses!

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  • October 2 2013 at 3:46 PM
    david villanueva writes:

    Good to know. I was just about to order more mail-back Sharps containers. Will check on this new service and see how it compares.

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  • October 2 2013 at 3:52 PM
    andy wegman writes:

    This is awesome. Thank you POCA for helping us with our bottom line.
    Love,
    MAS

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    • Moses.C
  • October 2 2013 at 7:32 PM
    Roppy writes:

    Something to brag about, for sure.

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  • October 2 2013 at 7:34 PM
    Nora writes:

    This is great!  I’ve been wanting to switch from mail-in for awhile!  Yay for collective bargaining (so to speak)!

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  • October 2 2013 at 8:17 PM
    emily writes:

    If we are already Stericycle customers, do we just call them and ask for the discount?

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  • October 3 2013 at 12:55 PM
    Moses.C writes:

    if you are already a Stericycle customer, they are happy to honor the 20% discount for POCA. Call the POCA rep and he will help you figure it out.

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  • October 15 2013 at 10:27 PM
    acupunkgirl writes:

    This is the one piece of the puzzle that I have been lacking… thank you, POCA!

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  • October 16 2013 at 8:15 PM
    amy m writes:

    Agree with acupunkgirl! We’re starting up and using a cobbled together grouping of sharps boxes, mostly purchased during school. This is one of our remaining missing pieces. Perfect timing Moses!
    Thanks so much!
    Amy and Jill
    P2P

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  • October 16 2013 at 11:45 PM
    Moses.C writes:

    glad to hear folks are into this. It’s nice to think that this type of business relationship will sweeten with age!

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  • October 23 2013 at 5:34 AM
    IthacaCommAcu writes:

    Thanks!! We’ll look into it tomorrow!!

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  • July 22 2015 at 3:48 PM
    bru writes:

    checking in on this.  is everyone still happy with this company?  my quote was $16/month.  does that sound about right?

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