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The Swedish First Hill Expansion project will provide essential updates to the campus, including two new buildings. The new Northwest Tower will house the emergency department, dining facility, critical care units, surgical suites and patients rooms. 49 more words

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Nurse Facing Drug Charges In Summit County Allegedly Had Needle In Bag

DENVER (AP) – A state suspension order says a needle and syringe were found in the bag of a nurse who was later charged with drug offenses. 271 more words

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Nurse In Frisco Accused Of Stealing Powerful Painkiller Posts Bond

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) – A 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 after an investigation touched off by a test showing powerful painkiller in her system, a district attorney said Monday. 398 more words

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Another Colorado Hospital Employee Accused Of Stealing Painkillers

FRISCO, Colo. (CBS4) – A nurse accused of stealing drugs meant for patients has lost her job and is now facing charges in Summit County. 376 more words

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Seattle Hospital Urges Patient Testing After Former Surgical Tech Charged

SEATTLE (AP) – Two hospitals in Washington state are the latest to urge nearly 1,500 patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV after a former surgery technician was… 588 more words

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US: Denver Hospital Warns 3,000 of Possible HIV Exposure

As many as 3,000 patients of a Denver hospital may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis by a drug-using, needle-swapping technician, surgical patients say in a federal class action. 680 more words

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Swedish Medical Center After Surgical Tech Fired

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– A class action lawsuit has been filed against Swedish Medical Center after thousands of patients were put at risk for bloodborne pathogens. 195 more words

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