Patient Death

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

(CBS)

NorCal Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria Infection

A 36-year-old Northern California man infected with a rare, flesh-eating bacteria has died.

10/12/2012

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Criminal Investigation Launched In Death Of Oakland Patient

A female patient died early Saturday morning at an Oakland hospital in what officials are calling a “medical error” by a replacement nurse.

09/25/2011

Marin Hospital Death Blamed On Unchecked Ventilator

Officials investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman at Marin General Hospital said hospital staff failed to confirm that her ventilator was working before leaving her room.

CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

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