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.
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.
Dangerous Ink: Tattoo Artists Called 'Scratchers' Can Make People Very SickTattoos have become increasingly popular and with it concern over the safety in getting one. A study found people with hepatitis C were almost four times more likely to report having a tattoo.
Street Art Fair Raises Awareness About 'Silent Killer' Hepatitis CA street art fair for World Hepatitis Day hopes to raise awareness about the illness.
Nurse Dedicated To Fighting Hep C Decides To Help Ebola PatientsA longtime nurse who dedicated her life to helping those suffering from Hepatitis C is leaving Colorado to help find a cure for Ebola.
Longmont Woman Cured Of Hepatitis C, Credits New DrugsA woman from Longmont has been cured of Hepatitis C during her participation in a clinical trial testing an expensive new drug.
'Lots Of Things Went Wrong': Vet's Treatment Draws Senator's ScrutinyAccusations of botched treatment of a military veteran have drawn the attention of Sen. Michael Bennet, who has asked for an investigation into the vet's care while at a Colorado VA facility.