New Safety Program Aims To Reduce Opioid OverdosesOpioid deaths are a big problem in Colorado. Some 33,000 people die from opioid overdoses each year in the U.S. Colorado has the 12th highest rate of misuse and abuse of those prescriptions.
Rural Colorado Hospitals In Big Trouble If Bill FailsA standoff at the state Capitol is threatening the survival of rural Colorado hospitals.
Do You Know Where To Go For...Pink Eye? Snakebite?A series of 60 billboards now featured around town encourages people to think about the answer before they have an emergency.
Seattle Hospital Urges Patient Testing After Former Surgical Tech ChargedA Seattle hospital has urged more than 1,300 patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV after a former surgery technician was charged with stealing and swapping syringes in Colorado.
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Swedish Medical Center After Surgical Tech FiredA class action lawsuit has been filed against Swedish Medical Center after thousands of patients were put at risk for bloodborne pathogens.
Swedish Surgical Technician Court-Martialed For Stealing Pain KillerThe former surgical technician accused of putting thousands of patients at risk has admitted to stealing pain killers before.
Study: Tourist Pot Complaints Up At Colorado Emergency RoomsColorado's tourists aren't just buying weed now that it's legal - they're ending up in emergency rooms at rates far higher than residents, according to a new study.
More Swedish Hospital Patients Test Positive For Bloodborne PathogensThere are more reports of tests coming back positive from Swedish Medical Center patients. The hospital suggested nearly 3,000 former patients get tested for HIV and hepatitis B and C after former surgical technician Rocky Allen was fired.
Colorado Nurses Association Opposes Mandatory Flu Shot PolicyThe Colorado Nurses Association opposes the mandatory flu shot policy practiced by many hospitals across the state.
Hospital Employees' Jobs In Jeopardy If They Don't Get Flu ShotHospital employees across Colorado are being threatened with their jobs if they don't get the flu shot by the end of the year.
Colorado GOP Rejects Hospital Disclosure RequirementColorado Republicans said no Wednesday to a Democratic idea to require hospitals to do more to tell patients what services they won't provide.
Abortion Notification Bill Clears Colorado SenateA hospital disclosure bill Republicans decry as religious persecution has cleared Colorado's Democratic Senate after two days of fiery debate.