Yuba-Sutter County Health System Settles Federal Claims It Mishandled Drug Records
Rideout Health Chief Executive Officer Gino Patrizio says its working to improve drug management and protocols across all of its facilities.
Rideout Health Settles For $2.4 Million In Alleged Drug Management, Record-Keeping Violations
Rideout Health, the Yuba-Sutter county nonprofit healthcare system, will pay $2.4 million to settle federal claims that it allegedly mishandled records for thousands of drug transactions within three of its healthcare facilities, according to a press release by the U.S. Department of Justice. ... The alleged violations were first investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration after it received information from the California State Board of Pharmacy that the system’s Fremont Medical Center was operating with an expired DEA registration. (Chavez, 12/6)