Colorado Surgery Tech To Plead Guilty In Painkiller TheftA hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes in Colorado, possibly exposing patients to HIV, plans to plead guilty.
Colon Cancer Screening Now Copter Reporter’s CauseDenver's only airborne traffic reporter was grounded back in May by colon cancer. Now, John Morrissey of KOA NewsRadio is campaigning about the importance of getting a colonoscopy, beginning at age 50.
Colorado Scrambles For Solutions After Latest Health ScareThe latest public health scare involving a Colorado surgical technician has revealed states have more work ahead in trying to prevent needle-stealing hospital workers from getting hired.
Feds: Former Swedish Surgery Tech Accused Of Stealing Drugs Carries HIVFederal prosecutors in Colorado announced Wednesday that a hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes is HIV positive and urged patients who may have possibly been infected by him to be tested.
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.