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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Hospital Fined For Patient Death; Marin Hospital Also Fined For Patient Safety Violations

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.

08/15/2013

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Patient Death Looms Over Return Of Locked-Out Nurses

Nurses 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.

09/27/2011

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

State Launches Investigation Into Patient Death At Oakland Hospital

The 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.

09/26/2011

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Bay Area Nurses Hold Vigil For Cancer Patient Killed By Medical Error

The patient passed away early Saturday morning following a medical error by a replacement nurse.

09/26/2011

medical mistakes

Bay Area Hospitals Face Penalties for Near-Fatal Mistakes

Four Bay Area hospitals face thousands of dollars of fines each from the California Department of Public Health for their mistakes on patients that could have proven deadly.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/02/2011

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