HOUSTON, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Each year, approximately 9 million patients receive at least 3 billion injections outside of healthcare facilities. These drugs are used to manage various health conditions including diabetes, allergies, arthritis, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, infertility, sclerosis, osteoporosis, etc.
Recent regulations, including California Senate Bill 212, have highlighted the lack of year-round safe containment and disposal options for patients at home. This challenge has motivated pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to improve patient experience and use PureWay’s safe, secure and environmentally responsible programs to proactively manage the collection and recycling of injectables. home.
PureWay® has partnered with leading pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, including Novo Nordisk and Ultimed Inc., to provide safe collection, transport, disposal and recycling options for patients who inject or test themselves with needles at home.
Together, our efforts have delivered over 200,000 units to patients who would otherwise be limited to drug recovery days or even toss these items in the regular trash.
PureWay® is an innovative and leading provider of home sharps mail return systems that safely collect, contain, disinfect and recycle medical waste. This year marks a significant milestone for PureWay with over 200,000 patients served and the successful launch of our eco-friendly disposal solution that reduces volume, separates recyclable materials and recycles up to 85% of recyclable materials.
PureWay co-founder Jeffery Miglicco says, “This is a big step forward for patients – who are demanding safer and more environmentally friendly solutions – as well as for our partners who are pursuing ambitious ESG initiatives. .”
About PureWay®: PureWay® is a national regulated waste disposal provider (medical, pharmaceutical, hazardous) and manufacturer of sharps mail-back solutions. For more information about PureWay, please visit www.pureway.com.
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