Hepatitis C

ManorCare blames contractor for hepatitis outbreak in new filing

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ManorCare Health Services has filed a new motion in federal court stating its contractor was responsible for one of the largest outbreaks of Hepatitis C ever seen in the United States.

ManorCare sues podiatry services provider over historically large hepatitis outbreak

ManorCare sues podiatry services provider over historically large hepatitis outbreak

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HCR ManorCare has sued Trinity Health after analysis suggested an association between a large hepatitis C outbreak and podiatry and blood draw services that the skilled nursing company contracted with Trinity for, according to local reports.

First hepatitis C lawsuit filed over North Dakota outbreak

First hepatitis C lawsuit filed over North Dakota outbreak

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The first of what could be numerous legal complaints against HCRManorCare has been filed in relation to a hepatitis outbreak in North Dakota last year.

HCR ManorCare worker negligence led to hepatitis C outbreak, residents charge in federal lawsuit

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Negligent care resulted in a dramatic outbreak of hepatitis C at an HCR ManorCare nursing home in North Dakota last year, residents allege in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Advanced liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy in the elderly

Advanced liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy in the elderly

Recent news coverage pointed the spotlight on hepatitis C and the baby boomer population, but the elderly population also is particularly susceptible to liver disease, and its care often falls into the hands of skilled nurses in long-term care facilities across the country.