R egional e X cess ME dication D isposal S ervice Partnership. RxMEDS. Dr. Sterling W. Hayden, ARCHS Nicole M. Gattas, Pharm.D., BCPS.
Dr. Sterling W. Hayden, ARCHS Nicole M. Gattas, Pharm.D., BCPS
Goal of RxMEDS Partnership: Create an efficient regional model that removes and disposes of unwanted medications and informs the citizens of related health and environmental issues.
Area Resources for Community and
Human Services (ARCHS)
Schnuck Markets, Inc.
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
St. Louis OASIS
Senior Services Plus
Saint Louis University
St. Louis City on Aging
MO Environmental Water Ass’n
Metropolitan Sewer District
Living Lands and Waters
STL County Waste Management Program
American Water Company
6 months of planning set-up: Controls, policies and procedures, marketing, scheduling
12 months of take-back programs: provide the service and educate the public
Determine feasibility of on-going take-back programs
Goal: Create an efficient regional model that removes and disposes of unwanted medications and informs the citizens of related health and environmental issues.
Liability/reliability of information
Schnuck Markets, Inc., St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Cintas, AARP Missouri Chapter, Senior Services Plus
OASIS & Mid-East Area Agency on Aging