Cora Weberg, the former Washington state nurse who was accused of infecting 12 patients with hepatitis C, took a plea deal that comes with a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a maximum fine of $250,000. (KIRO 7)
California physician Timothy Jang, MD, will get $600,000 from Los Angeles County after a jury agreed that he suffered retaliation for reporting racist actions by another doctor, and for raising concerns about malfunctioning medical equipment. (Daily Breeze)
A Kentucky nurse allegedly took morphine from a nursing home and replaced it with a mixture of water and blue food coloring. (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Five defendants were convicted for their roles in blocking access to a reproductive health clinic in Washington D.C., which was livestreamed on Facebook, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
Army doctor Michael Stockin, MD, has been charged with sexual assault in a sprawling case that involves at least 23 alleged victims. (Washington Post)
A Pennsylvania woman was charged with making terroristic threats after reportedly attacking a doctor and a nurse in a hospital. (Local 21 News)
An Iowa nurse pleaded guilty to charges around her alleged years-long theft of painkillers from her hospital. (Miami Herald)
New York physician Jang Boo Chi, MD, and his medical practice, will pay $135,000 in civil penalties for overprescribing opioids and other controlled substances in dangerous combinations, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York.
Florida nurse Erika Duritsky was put on probation by the state’s nursing board, but not for her DUI, drug, or gun convictions. (Miami Herald)
Chicago physician Benjamin Toh, MD, was convicted for his role in a $9.5 million healthcare fraud scheme involving claims for cancer genetic tests, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee.
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