The California Department of Public Health Wednesday announced penalties against 12 California hospitals for errors with the potential to kill or injure patients including three in the Bay Area and one in Monterey County.
How Safe Is Your Hospital? Survey Finds More Than A Third Of California Hospitals Earn ‘C’ Grade Or Worse
If you’ve been afraid of needles since you were a child then the idea of surgery is probably downright terrifying. Fortunately for Bay Area residents, many of California’s best scoring hospitals for avoiding preventable medical errors among patients are right here in the Bay Area.
One person was transported to the hospital as a result of an apartment fire Sunday afternoon in Concord, a fire dispatcher said.
A new urgent care center will open today in San Pablo that aims to meet some of the needs of patients who would have gone to Doctors Medical Center, according to the nonprofit opening the center.
A man died in a fire at a home in the Oakland hills early Wednesday morning, a fire battalion chief said.
A Fresno firefighter was hospitalized with severe burns Sunday after falling through a roof while battling a house fire, authorities said.
A two-year-old boy has been seriously injured after being struck by a car in East San Jose. A preliminary investigation found the boy wandered into the street and was struck by the car.
A 6-year-old girl is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a vehicle hit her as she was crossing the street with her family in Santa Rosa Sunday.
Police are looking for more information on how a male victim was struck on the head by a hammer in Watsonville on Saturday afternoon.
First Set Of Complicated Kidney Swaps Completed At California Pacific Medical Center In San Francisco
Surgeons at San Francisco’s California Pacific Medical Center have completed the first three kidney transplants of a series of kidney swaps started by a woman who wanted to help save a life.