Patient's Surgery Aborted Following Questionable Surgical InstrumentsJohn Krasowski, 61, of Colorado Springs has quite a story to tell. In early April, he went into Porter Hospital for back surgery.
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.
Hepatitis C Cases On The Rise In Jefferson CountyThere's an alarming rise in Hepatitis C cases among young adults in Jefferson County.
Patient Believes HIV-Positive Surgical Tech Should Have Got More TimeAn HIV-positive surgical technician whose crimes shocked the Denver metro area was sentenced on Monday to six years in federal prison for stealing syringes full of pain killers meant for patients.
Patient Skeptical, Believes He Contracted Hep C From Guilty Surgical Tech's ActionsA former Swedish Medical Center surgical technician on Tuesday pleaded guilty to federal charges that he stole the powerful painkiller fentanyl from operating rooms.
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.