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Hospitals fined in patient injuries, death
Orange County Register - Courtney Perkes

Three Orange County hospitals have been fined $50,000 apiece for medical errors that caused patients serious injury or death, the state Department of Public Health announced Wednesday. The hospitals are Western Medical Center-Santa Ana, St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach. They were among 13 across the state that received the latest round of penalties.