Former UPMC Employee Pleads Guilty In NH In Hepatitis C OutbreakA traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in New Hampshire.
Former UPMC Employee To Take Plea Deal After Patients InfectedDavid Kwiatkowski has been in jail since August of last year.
Hepatitis C Victims File Suit Against UPMCLinda Ficken contracted Hepatitis C in a Kansas hospital, but last month she sued UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh for gross negligence. Now two other people from Kansas have also filed suit.
Patient Sues UPMC After 'Hepatitis C' InfectionIn a suit filed today, Linda Ficken says she contracted Hepatitis C from a syringe infected by David Kwiatkowski -- a Radiology Technician who worked at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital back in 2008.
2,000 Patients Advised To Be Tested For Hepatitis CNearly 2,000 patients are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis C. The warning comes after a man who worked in a hospital in our area was accused of tampering with needles and infecting dozens of people at other hospitals with the disease.