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