Patient Death

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.
NorCal Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria InfectionA 36-year-old Northern California man infected with a rare, flesh-eating bacteria has died.
Criminal Investigation Launched In Death Of Oakland PatientA female patient died early Saturday morning at an Oakland hospital in what officials are calling a “medical error” by a replacement nurse.
Marin Hospital Death Blamed On Unchecked VentilatorOfficials 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.

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