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Patient Skeptical, Believes He Contracted Hep C From Guilty Surgical Tech's Actions

By Rick Sallinger

DENVER (CBS4) – A former Swedish Medical Center surgical technician on Tuesday pleaded guilty to federal charges that he stole the powerful painkiller fentanyl from operating rooms. 747 more words

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HIV-Positive Surgery Tech Pleads Guilty In Painkiller Theft

DENVER (CBS4) – A former hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes in Colorado, possibly exposing patients to HIV, pleaded guilty on Tuesday afternoon. 304 more words

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Colorado Surgery Tech To Plead Guilty In Painkiller Theft

DENVER (AP) — A hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes in Colorado, possibly exposing patients to HIV, plans to plead guilty.

Rocky Allen’s lawyer filed a document in federal court in Denver Wednesday notifying a judge that he plans to change his plea without a deal with prosecutors. 101 more words

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Colon Cancer Screening Now Copter Reporter’s Cause

By Kathy Walsh

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’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. 292 more words

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Colorado Scrambles For Solutions After Latest Health Scare

DENVER (AP) — The 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. 856 more words

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Former Surgical Tech Accused Of Stealing Drugs May Have Lied To Get Hired

DENVER (CBS4) – The investigation into a former surgical technician accused of stealing syringes full of drugs at Swedish Medical Center revealed he had been fired by other hospitals around the country and lied about his past to get hired in Colorado. 257 more words

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Subscribe to Swedish First Hill Construction Updates

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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