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Medical Waste Disposal Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Mar 2017

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Medical Waste Disposal Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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IBISWorld’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. IBISWorld’s Medical Waste Disposal Services procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.

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Medical Waste Disposal Services - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, the average price of medical waste disposal services has been rising at an estimated 2.1% per year on average. Although demand moves in line with various macroeconomic conditions, including the number of physician visits and the age of the population, medical waste disposal services are largely perceived as nondiscretionary expenses. Medical waste disposal services... purchase to read more

Medical Waste Disposal Services - Total Cost of Ownership

Due to various factors, buyers of medical waste disposal services face a moderate total cost of ownership. Because waste collection largely involves transportation, fuel makes up a major component of vendors’ costs. The price of fuel can fluctuate unpredictably, and contracts can allow medical waste disposal vendors to pass fuel costs on to buyers. If possible, buyers should negotiate adjustment... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of medical waste disposal services. Medical waste includes soiled bandages, body fluids, body tissues, surgical instruments, needles, cultures and body organs. Medical waste generators, such as hospitals, clinics, veterinary clinics, dentist offices, research labs and private practices, are the key buyers of this service. There are strict regulations governing the disposal of medical waste, which cannot be directly deposited in landfills with municipal solid waste. Medical waste disposal service providers collect, treat (e.g. autoclave) and dispose of (e.g. incinerate) medical waste in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines.

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