Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland has been fined for procedural errors the California Department of Public Health says led to a patient’s death.
A large group of registered nurses walked off the job Thursday morning at two hospitals in San Jose.
Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo could close within the year if the financially troubled community hospital cannot close a $17 million deficit, officials said Tuesday.
Roughly 5,000 registered nurses from 10 Sutter and Hospital Corporation of America hospitals throughout the Bay Area are striking Tuesday, charging that the hospitals are making cuts in nurses’ benefits and patient care standards.
Union officials say thousands of Bay Area nurses are set to walk off the job early Tuesday in what will be the second strike this month by nurses represented by the California Nurses Association.
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About 3,200 registered nurses at seven hospitals managed by Sutter Health in the East Bay are planning a one-day strike on Thursday to protest concessions that they say Sutter management is demanding.
The report looked at price differences for different areas of the state, with some hospitals charging 250 percent more than others.
Nurses who work at seven Bay Area hospitals operated by Sutter Health are set to walk off the job Tuesday morning as part of a one-day strike.
Thousands of nurses at several Sutter Health hospitals in the Bay Area have walked off the job on Wednesday, part of a scheduled one-day strike over ongoing contract negotiations.