Medical Waste Disposal Gainesville Area

In addition to being home to the University of Florida Gators, Gainesville is also home to the North Florida Regional Medical Center. NFRMC is a 325-bed full-service medical and surgical acute care referral center serving 14 counties and offering comprehensive heart care, cancer care, womens health, diabetes care and neuromusculoskeletal services. For 8 years running, NFRMC has been chosen as one of the Top 100 Hospitals in America as part of an annual study of nearly 6, 000 hospitals by Solucient. The hospital has more than 400 physicians on staff in 40 different specialties, and sponsors comprehensive programs covering the full spectrum of health care from patient education and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

Serving Shands Hospital & North Florida Regional Medical Center

Shands Hospital has a major presence in Alachua County and is one of the area’s largest employers. Shands at the University of Florida, for example, is where “nearly 900 expert UF College of Medicine and community physicians along with more than 8, 000 skilled Shands nursing and support staff provide comprehensive high-quality patient care, from primary care and family medicine to subspecialty tertiary and quaternary services for patients with highly complex medical conditions.” Seven medical specialty programs at Shands at the University of Florida are recognized among the nation’s best in the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Reports Best Hospitals rankings. Shands at UF also has two specialty hospitals, Shands Cancer Hospital and Shands Hospital for Children.

UMI salutes the the North Florida Regional Medical Center, Shands Hospital, and all the dedicated healthcare professionals serving Florida residents in and around Gainesville, and stands ready to meet all of their medical waste management requirements.

Sharps Container Disposal in Gainesville, FL

The sharps containers used for infectious biohazardous waste containment by healthcare providers servicing the 264, 275 people living in the Gainesville area come in many shapes and sizes tailored specifically for hospitals, medical centers, nursing homes, rest homes and other biomedical waste generators. If It’s necessary you can use biohazard cleaning services, which will do the cleaning and disinfection professionally, including suicide cleanup. UMI stocks the full range and will manage your sharps collection container supply inventory for you.

Our Alachua service area includes medical waste management services in Alachua, Archer, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High Springs, Micanopy, Newberry, Waldo, and surrounding cities.

Pharmaceutical Waste Management in Gainesville, Florida

Pharmaceutical waste should not be mixed with other biomedical waste in sharps containers or infectious waste bags because they may be sterilized by autoclave treatment rather than incinerated. If you are a regulated pharmaceutical waste generator operating in Gainesville, FL. UMI can provide you with the proper waste collection containers and instruct you in their use.

About United Medical Industries

United Medical Industries ( is a family owned and operated firm dedicated to providing professional, reliable and affordable medical waste services for medical practices and dental facilities, doctors’ offices and dentists’ clinics in Gainesville, Alachua County and across the state of Florida. UMI’s 25 years of experience in this heavily regulated area assures that your biomedical waste will be disposed of in strict accordance with all federal, state and local laws.