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UC Irvine Medical Center issued warning for drug pump problems
Los Angeles Times - Kimi Yoshino

State inspectors investigating claims by nurses that faulty drug pumps had led to the accidental overdose of five patients at UC Irvine Medical Center found three deficiencies and issued an “immediate jeopardy” warning, alleging that patient care was at risk, hospital officials acknowledged Thursday. The warning earlier this summer is one of the most serious that can be issued against a hospital — and typically federal or state inspectors stay on site until a plan to correct the problem is in place.