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April 3, 2013

Rochester lawmakers look to crack down on hospital drug thieves

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

A hospital worker secretly steals a patient’s pain medication and replaces the contaminated syringe with saline solution, exposing the patient to a potentially deadly virus, such as hepatitis C. It’s a problem that is becoming all too common, according to Dr. Keith Berge, chairman of Mayo Clinic’s Drug Diversion Prevention Committee…It’s cases like this that […]

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Tags: Dr. Keith Berge, Drug Diversion Prevention Committee, drug theft, Hepatitis C, Post Bulletin, reporting laws


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