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  • June 20, 2018 | Read Time: < 1 Minute

Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver is under scrutiny after reports surfaced that surgeries at the hospital were being conducted with unsterilized medical tools. The contaminated equipment has led to a spike in infections and medical complications for surgical patients with procedures taking place between January 2017 and April 2018. State and Federal investigators recently released...

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  • June 13, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Hospitals are there to help when people are injured or come down with serious illnesses. Millions of people entrust doctors and other medical professionals with their health. Unfortunately, there are a number of issues that may arise, including contamination. Hospitals are expected to ensure all equipment is sterile in order to protect the health of...

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  • June 04, 2018 | Read Time: 4 Minutes

Hospitals all across the nation are responsible for the care they provide to their patients. People go to doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals with the hopes that they’ll diagnose a problem and provide a solution. Never do we consider that the people who are supposed to help our health will put us at risk....

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  • May 14, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

What would you do if you were set to have surgery, put under anesthesia, and woke up only to find out the surgery didn’t happen? Unfortunately, this was the case for John Krasowski, a 61 year old, who was supposed to have back surgery at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver. Following roughly four hours under...

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  • April 09, 2018 | Read Time: 3 Minutes

Patients who underwent an orthopedic or spinal surgery at Porter Adventist Hospital between July of 2016 and February of this year may be at risk of developing surgical site infections or blood-borne infections, including HIV and hepatitis, due to the hospital’s failure to properly sterilize surgical equipment. The Department of Health has begun investigating complaints...

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  • April 13, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

A Cesarean section, or a C-section, can be planned or unplanned. A doctor may plan for this method of delivery if he or she believes that a vaginal delivery may present complications, if the mother has an infection, is carrying more than one baby, or is in a weakened condition. Unplanned C-sections generally occur due...

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  • February 03, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

We trust healthcare professionals to handle our well-being with the attention and care it deserves. Our lives are in their hands, whether they are diagnosing an ailment, performing a surgery, recommending a treatment, or prescribing medication. The trust that we place in them, unfortunately, is not always deserved. Hundreds of thousands of people die each...

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  • January 11, 2017 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

While health care providers are obligated to exercise the highest standard of care for every patient, there are many cases where mistakes occur that result in serious injury or even death. If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury due to medical malpractice in Colorado, you might be entitled to monetary damages. The following are...

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  • December 27, 2016 | Read Time: < 1 Minute

The family of a 10-year-old boy who died 40 minutes after Swedish Medical Center released him from the ER is filing suit against the hospital’s parent company and the two doctors who treated the child. According to the parents, the boy went into respiratory arrest and collapsed at Walgreens while his father filled a prescription from the...

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