Seton Hospital Hit With $100K Fine for Patient Death
On Tuesday, the California Department of Public Health announced that it has levied an "AA" citation and $100,000 fine -- the maximum penalties under state law -- against Seton Medical Center after an investigation determined that a hospital error led to the death of a patient in the long-term nursing unit. Seton is appealing the citation and fine.
- "Seton Medical Center Fined $100,000 for Patient's Death" (Mieszkowski, Bay Citizen, 1/31).
- "Daly City: Seton Hospital Fined $100,000 After Patient Suffocates" (Melvin, San Jose Mercury News, 1/31).