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Health & wellness

Three health care staffing firms face reviews after hepatitis outbreak

Three health care staffing agencies are facing scrutiny by the nation’s largest health care accreditation organization, because they employed a medical technician who was accused last month of infecting at least 30 New Hampshire hospital patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles.

“We’re in the process of reviewing them,” said Dr. Ana McKee, chief medical officer of The Joint Commission, a nonprofit group best known for accrediting hospitals.

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