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Mission Hospital fined after newborn gets morphine
Orange County Register

Mission Hospital has been fined $50,000 after a newborn was given morphine intended for the baby’s mother, state officials said Thursday. The California Department of Public Health fined nine hospitals for errors likely to cause serious harm or death to patients. The state began fining hospitals in 2007 and penalties vary from $50,000 to $100,000 depending on how many times a hospital has had a violation.

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