Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.
Montebello Hospital To Pay $200K In Homeless Patient Dumping SettlementA Montebello hospital has agreed to pay $200,000 in civil penalties and adopt new protocols for discharging homeless patients, the City Attorney's Office said.
Bell Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Female PatientPolice Monday were seeking the public's help in identifying additional victims of a doctor accused of molesting a female patient.
Laptops Containing Patient Information Stolen From Hospital In AlhambraHealth information for approximately 729,000 Southland patients has been compromised following the theft of two computers in the San Gabriel Valley.
OC Prosecutor: Physician's Assistant Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient May Have Had More VictimsA physician's assistant scheduled to be arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a patient may have had other victims, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
Torrance Doctor Sued For Alleged Prank On Unconscious PatientDr. Patrick Yang used stickers to give his patient a black mustache and teardrops under her left eye and then the nurse's aide took a picture, according to a report.
Ex-Cosmetic Surgeon Investigated By KNX 1070 Pleads Not Guilty In Patient's DeathA former cosmetic surgeon Wednesday pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of one of his patients.
SoCal Orthopedic Specialist Accused Of Having Inappropriate Sexual Contact With Male PatientA well-known orthopedic specialist in Southern California has been accused of sexual exploitation and negligence with a male patient.
Man Files $2M Lawsuit, Says Kaiser Refused To Cover Life-Saving TreatmentA Pasadena man is suing Kaiser Permanente for $2 million alleging breach of contract and unfair business practices after he says they gave up on him and refused to provide or cover the cost of life-saving care.
Hospital Continues To Seek Public's Help To Identify Unknown Female PatientThe White Memorial Medical Center is still seeking the public’s help Thursday in identifying an unknown patient.
Certified Nurse Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Female PatientsPolice are looking for additional victims of a certified nurse accused of assaulting two female patients a Mission Hills hospital.
Male Nurse Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female PatientA male nurse was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient after she underwent surgery at a Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Downey, police reported.
OC Firm To Cut Supplies Of 'Lap-Band' Weight Loss Device After Patient Deaths You won't be hearing the ubiquitous jingle for the popular "Lap Band" and 1-800-GET-THIN weight loss advertisements any more.
Thousands Gather To Remember 12-Year-Old Jessie Joy ReesThousands gathered at Saddleback Church Wednesday night to remember a 12-year-old cancer patient who brought joy to others until she lost her battle with the disease last week.
Female Patient Accuses Montebello Doctor Of MolestationDr. Arturo Vargas is accused of molesting a female patient during a medical appointment.