Top 10 Colorado News Stories Of 2018 So FarThe first half of 2018 is coming to a close, and as CBS4 was Covering Colorado First, these were the biggest news stories featured in our newscasts.
Doctor Plans To Sue Porter Adventist Hospital Over InfectionA doctor is planning to sue Porter Adventist Hospital over an infection after undergoing hip surgery during the sterilization breach period.
Report: Bone, Blood, Bugs And Hair Found On Surgical InstrumentsState and federal investigators have released their reports into the sterilization issues of surgical instruments at Porter Adventist Hospital, two months after the hospital resumed surgeries.
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.
Patient Celebrates Gift Of New Artificial Hip For ChristmasFor a week in December, orthopedic surgeons volunteer their expertise for needy patients free of charge as part of a program called Operation Walk USA.