3 Bay Area Hospitals Fined For Errors That Could Have Killed PatientsThe 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.
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.
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.
Bay Area Hospitals Face Penalties for Near-Fatal MistakesFour 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.