Oakland Hospital Pioneers 'Scar-less' Remote Control Surgery Through NavelAlta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland is using a cutting edge, robot-aided surgical procedure by that is less invasive than traditional surgeries and causes less scarring.
2 Women Charged WIth Identity Theft From Alameda County Cancer PatientsTwo women have been charged with identity theft for allegedly stealing personal information and mail from patients at a breast cancer center in Alameda County.
Medical Center Holds Free Depression Screening In The East Bay1 in 4 people are depressed, according to medical experts, but not all of them know. Alta Bates Medical Center held free screenings in the East Bay for National Depression Screening Day.
Oakland Hospital Fined For Patient Death; Marin Hospital Also Fined For Patient Safety ViolationsAlta Bates Medical Center in Oakland has been fined for procedural errors the California Department of Public Health says led to a patient’s death.
4,400 Bay Area Sutter Nurses Plan One-Day Strike On WednesdayAbout 4,400 registered nurses at 10 hospitals in the Bay Area managed by Sutter Health are planning a one-day strike on Wednesday to protest concessions that they say management is demanding.
Thousands Of Nurses Walk Off Job In Northern California Sutter StrikeMore than 4,000 registered nurses at 10 Sutter Health hospitals in Northern California are walking off the job in Tuesday’s May Day protests.
Bay Area Protests and Picket Lines Planned For May DayBay Area labor unions along with the Occupy movement are planning protests, picket lines and walkouts on May Day.
Nurses Locked Out After Strike At 8 Bay Area HospitalsThousands of nurses walked out on Thursday and will not be allowed to return until Saturday.
Oakland Patient Death Looms Over Return Of Locked-Out NursesNurses locked out of five Sutter Health hospitals after a 24-hour strike returned to work Tuesday amid an investigation over a patient death at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.
State Launches Investigation Into Patient Death At Oakland HospitalThe California Department of Public Health has launched an investigation into the death of a woman at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland early Saturday.
Bay Area Nurses Hold Vigil For Cancer Patient Killed By Medical ErrorThe patient passed away early Saturday morning following a medical error by a replacement nurse.
No Sick Day In 60 Years, No Retirement For Oakland Hospital WorkerMaking her 65-year tenure even more remarkable - she hasn't taken a single sick day in nearly 60 years.