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.
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.