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1 year 4 months ago

Drugs going missing in local hospitals

August 2009 was a terrifying time for the 5,000 patients who went through surgery at Rose Medical Center in Denver and the 12,000 patients who went through the Audubon Surgery Center in Colorado Springs. Former surgery technician Kristin Parker stole the painkiller fentanyl from patients, injected herself with the drug,...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado won't license surgery techs

Colorado regulators won't license surgery technicians, despite the recent case of a surgery tech who admitted stealing syringes filled with a painkiller and infecting three dozen people with hepatitis C. The state Department of Regulatory Agencies announced the decision Tuesday. The agency said it reviewed surgery technicians and found...

4 years 8 months ago

Hundreds may still be untested for hepatitis C

Hundreds of people who may have been exposed to hepatitis C through dirty syringes may not have been tested for the disease yet. A surgery technician with hepatitis C, Kristen Parker, pleaded guilty last month to stealing the painkiller fentanyl and then refilling the contaminated needles with saline solution. Hospitals...

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