Porter Adventist Hospital Resumes Surgeries After Sterilization IssuePorter Adventist Hospital has revealed that 5,800 patients were notified they could have been affected by surgical instrument cleaning issues.
Porter Adventist Hospital To Resume Surgeries On ThursdayPorter Adventist Hospital will resume surgeries on a limited schedule on Thursday after a surgical infection breach.
More Surgical Patients Notified Of Possible Risk At Porter Adventist HospitalThe Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has amended its statement regarding the investigation of patient risk of surgical infections. The period has been extended.
'It's Kind Of Scary': Former Patient Alarmed By Hospital Health ScareSome patients at Porter Adventist Hospital are outraged after finding out they could be risk for a serious disease because surgical equipment wasn't properly cleaned.
Porter Adventist Hospital Puts Most Surgeries On HoldPorter Adventist Hospital voluntarily canceled most surgeries on Thursday and Friday in the latest development into the investigation of patient risk of surgical infections.
Patients At Risk For HIV, Hep B After Sterilization Breach At Porter HospitalA sterilization breach at Porter Hospital could have impacted an unknown number of patients. The investigation centers around people who had orthopedic or spine surgery over an 18-month period and could be at risk for Hepatitis B or HIV.
Former Swedish Hospital Tech Faces Federal Charges In Stolen Drug CaseA former surgical technician suspected of stealing pain medication at a hospital in Englewood has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Stolen Drug Case At Swedish Hospital Now In The Hands Of The FedsCBS4 has learned federal investigators have taken over the Swedish Medical Center case of stolen drugs.
Swedish Patient Received Someone Else's Letter About Possible Health RiskThousands of blood tests were conducted over the weekend after some Swedish Medical Center surgical patients were concerned about possible exposure to HIV and Hepatitis B and C.
Swedish: Technician Caught Swiping Needle In The Operating RoomA doctor at Swedish Medical Center told CBS4 that a surgical technician was caught swiping a needle filled with fentanyl in the operating room at the beginning of a surgical procedure.
Nearly 3,000 Swedish Medical Center Patients Urged To Get Blood TestsThe Colorado Department of Public Health is investigating possible drug diversion by a former employee at Swedish Medical Center and some patients are being asked to be tested for possible exposure to diseases.
San Luis Valley Medical Center Warns Colonoscopy PatientsOfficials at the San Luis Valley Medical Center in Alamosa are contacting 64 patients who had a colonoscopy over the past month.