| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:57 AM
One Salem man feels lucky to be alive. If it weren't for a test he had done at LewisGale Medical Center he might not be.
Jerry Brinkley is a husband, father and a grandfather who loves collecting, sitting on the front porch and talking walks with his...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:56 AM
EXETER, N.H. -- A former medical technician was arrested on Thursday in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Exeter, New Hampshire, a federal prosecutor announced.
David Matthew Kwiatkowski, 32, is accused of infecting at least 30...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:49 PM
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and HaysMed in Hays are working jointly to notify patients who underwent cardiac catheterization from May 24, 2010, to September 22, 2010, of potential exposure to hepatitis C.
The U.S. Attorney for the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Four Maryland hospitals will be contacting patients who might have come in contact with a health care worker infected with hepatitis C when he worked in the state between 2008 and 2010, according to the state health department.
David Matthew Kwiatkowski,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:32 PM
West Virginia University Hospitals-East City Hospital officials announced Nov. 30 a $50,000 donation by the City Hospital Auxiliary in support of the $3 million Time Saves Lives capital campaign.
In mid-November, WVUH-East officials launched the pubic...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
An Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center. The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C.
Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:22 PM
There are new developments in the case of a hospital worker accused of infecting patients with Hepatitis C. Two Kansans have now tested positive for the highly contagious virus.
Linda Ficken told Eyewitness News last week that she wasn't worried...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Four Maryland hospitals are offering free hepatitis C testing to at least 1,750 patients who may have been exposed to the viral disease by a traveling medical technician, as state officials launch a broad regulatory review in response to the case.
| Aug 16, 2012
McGregor J. Ferguson, an Annapolis veterinary cardiologist, died Sunday of undetermined causes at his Millersville home.
He was 41.
"We are waiting for a cause of death pending the results of an autopsy," said his father, Dr. Ray Ferguson of Federal...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Ephraim McDowell Cardiology is pleased to welcome Baptist Cardiology Danville physicians and staff to its practice. Drs. John Aumiller, Aslam Ahmad, Hussam Hamdalla, Sharat Koul, along with physician assistant Frank Koroluk, will be joining Drs. Gary...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital recently received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
LEED is the USGBC's leading rating system for designing and constructing the world's greenest, most energy efficient, and high-...