Former Surgical Tech Accused Of Stealing Drugs May Have Lied To Get HiredThe investigation into a former surgical tech accused of stealing syringes full of drugs at Swedish Medical Center revealed he had been fired by other hospitals and lied about his past to get hired in Colorado.
Nurse Facing Drug Charges In Summit County Allegedly Had Needle In BagA needle and syringe were in the bag of a nurse facing drug charges in Summit County, according to her suspension order from the state nursing board.
Nurse In Frisco Accused Of Stealing Powerful Painkiller Posts BondA nurse working in a Colorado mountain community has been charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and one of theft from a hospital.
Another Colorado Hospital Employee Accused Of Stealing PainkillersA nurse accused of stealing drugs meant for patients has lost her job and is now facing charges in Summit County.
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.
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.
More Fallout From Surgical Tech Accused Of Stealing Syringes At Swedish HospitalA hospital outside of San Diego is now offering free tests to 518 patients to screen for possible exposure to HIV and hepatitis A and B after a former surgical technician at Swedish Medical Center was accused of stealing syringes.
Surgery Tech Charged With Stealing Meds Previously Stole SyringesA former surgery technician has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of stealing painkillers intended for patients at a Colorado hospital. It was revealed he had previously been fired from other hospitals for theft of syringes and drugs.
Debate Surrounds Renewal Of State Registry For Surgical TechniciansAs the investigation into former surgical technician Rocky Allen is building steam, a Colorado law designed to strengthen regulations for that positon is set to expire.
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.