Surgical Tech Background Checks, Drug Tests Bill Moves Forward Colorado lawmakers are working to make sure surgical technologists and surgical assistants in Colorado continue to register with the DORA.
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: 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.
Former Marine Suing Anesthesiologist After Contracting Hepatitis CA man who contracted hepatitis C in the Kristen Parker case is suing his anesthesiologist.
Lawsuit Names Anesthesiologist In Kristen Parker CaseA lawsuit filed Monday in the Kristen Parker case accuses an anesthesiologist with negligence that resulted in four patients being infected with hepatitis C.
Federal Appeals Court Rejects Sentence Reduction For Former Surgery TechA federal appeals court has rejected a request to reduce the sentence for a former surgery tech who infected patients with Hepatitis C.
Bill Aimed At Addicted Health Care WorkersA proposed bill would open up some of health care workers' employment records with the goal of protecting patients from drug-addicted workers.
Kristen Parker Appeals For Lighter SentenceKristen Parker, a former hospital surgery technician who stole painkillers and infected more than a dozen patients with hepatitis, has asked a panel of judges to overturn her sentence.