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Hospital Administrative Penalties for Orange County

Penalties Issued in 2014

Kaiser Foundation Hospital  New Window

3440 E La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow policies and procedures for safe distribution and administration of medication. The penalty is $50,000. This is the hospital’s first administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 10/12/2010.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center (PDF)New Window
17100 Euclid St. Fountain Valley, CA 92708, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established procedures for patient assessment and advocacy. The penalty is $75,000. This is the hospital’s fourth administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/21/2011.

Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center (PDF)New Window
12601 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92843, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures related to safe distribution and administration of medication. The penalty is $50,000. This is the hospital’s third administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/13/2012.

St, Joseph Hospital (PDF)New Window
1100 W Stewart Dr, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures related to patient care. The penalty is $50,000. This is the hospital's third administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 07/25/12.

University of California Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 03/13/2013. Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this administrative penalty cannot be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The penalty is $75,000. This is the hospital's fifth administrative penalty.

Penalties Issued in 2013

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (PDF)New Window
27700 Medical Center Road, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures related to central line catheters. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s seventh administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 06/15/2011.

Placentia Linda Hospital (PDF)New Window
1301 Rose Drive, Placentia, CA 92870, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures relating to patient protection. The penalty is $50,000. This is the hospital’s first administrative penalty.

St. Jude Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s fifth administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 02/15/2012.

St. Jude Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures regarding fall prevention. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s sixth administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 04/02/2010.

Western Medical Center Anaheim
1025 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805-5806, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of patient(s). Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this administrative penalty cannot be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. This is the hospital’s first administrative penalty. The penalty is assessed at $50,000.

Penalties Issued in 2012

Chapman Medical Center (PDF)New Window
2601 E. Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92869, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 06/25/2010.

College Hospital Costa Mesa
301 Victoria St, Costa Mesa 92627, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/22/2009.  Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this Administrative Penalty cannot be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center (PDF)New Window
17100 Euclid St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures relating to the competency of a licensed vocation nurse. The penalty is $25,000. This is the hospital’s third administrative penalty.

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (PDF)New Window
27700 Medical Center Road, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. This resulted in a patient having to undergo a second surgery to remove a retained foreign object. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s fifth administrative penalty. 

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (PDF)New Window
27700 Medical Center Road, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s sixth administrative penalty.

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center (PDF)New Window
9920 Talbert Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. This resulted in a patient having to undergo a second surgery to remove a retained foreign object. The penalty is $50,000. This is the hospital’s first administrative penalty.  

Newport Bay Hospital
1501 E 16th St, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 06/30/2010.  Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this Administrative Penalty cannot be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. This is the hospital's first administrative penalty.

St. Jude Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s fourth administrative penalty.

University of California, Irvine Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. This resulted in a patient having to undergo a second surgery to remove a retained foreign object. The penalty is $75,000. This is the hospital’s fourth administrative penalty.

Penalties Issued in 2011

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (PDF) New Window
27700 Medical Center Road, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its surgical policies and procedures. This resulted in a patient having to undergo a second surgery to remove a retained foreign object. The penalty is $100,000.

St. Jude Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835, Orange County - The hospital failed to implement policies and procedures for the safe administration of medication. The penalty is $75,000.

AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center (PDF)New Window
1111 West La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92801, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow its patient care and surgical policies and procedures. This is the first administrative penalty issued to the hospital. The penalty is $50,000.

Penalties Issued in 2010

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center
27700 Medical Center Road, Mission Viejo, CA 92691, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 8/18/2009.  Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this Administrative Penalty can not be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

Kindred Hospital Westminister (PDF)New Window
200 Hospital Circle, Westminster, CA 92683, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of its patients when it did not follow its patient care policies and procedures. This is the first administrative penalty issued to this hospital. The penalty is assessed at $25,000. - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 02/19/2009.

Western Medical Center (PDF)New Window
1001 North Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of its patients when it did not follow its policies and procedures for the maintenance of its medication storage refrigeration equipment. This is the third administrative penalty issued to this hospital. The penalty is assessed at $75,000. - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 12/07/2009.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (PDF)New Window
One Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Orange County - The hospital failed to protect the health and safety of a patient while providing diagnostic services. administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 02/04/2009.

Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center (PDF)New Window
27700 Medical Center Rd., Mission Viejo, CA 92691, Orange County - The hospital failed to implement its established policies and procedures for the safe distribution and administration of medication.  Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 08/05/2009.

St. Joseph Hospital (PDF)New Window
1100 West Stewart Dr., Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it failed to maintain the operational status of their respiratory equipment. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 04/08/2009.

St. Jude Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835, Orange County - The hospital did not follow its policies and procedures for on-going assessment and monitoring of a patient. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 02/23/2009.

University of California Irvine Medical Center
101 City Drive South Route 153, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 06/17/2009.    Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this Administrative Penalty can not be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. 

Western Medical Center Santa Ana (PDF)New Window
1001 North Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its surgical policy and procedure. This resulted in a patient having to undergo a second surgery to remove a retained foreign object. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 04/14/2009.

Penalties Issued in 2009

Anaheim General Hospital (PDF)New Window
3350 W. Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92804, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure comprehensive oversight and management of the dietary department resulting in potentially hazardous food handling practices. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 2/22/2008.

Chapman Medical Center
2601 E. Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA 92869, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 04/24/2009.   Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this Administrative Penalty can not be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. 

Children's Hospital of Orange County (PDF)New Window
455 South Main Street, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - Administrative Penalty Issued based on the findings of a survey completed 11/14/2008.

College Hospital Costa Mesa
301 Victoria Street, Costa Mesa 92627, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 08/21/2008.    Information specific to the incident resulting in the issuance of this Administrative Penalty can not be released pursuant to Section 5328.15 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center (PDF)New Window
17100 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, CA 92708, Orange County - The hospital did not protect the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow its policies and procedures for the safe and accurate administration of medications. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 05/28/2008.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (PDF)New Window
One Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 2/04/2009.

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach (PDF)New Window
31872 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 1/27/2009.

South Coast Medical Center (PDF)New Window
31872 Coast highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 - Administrative penalty issued based on findings of a survey completed 01/27/2009.

St. Jude Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 E. Valencia Mesa Drive, Fullerton, CA 92835, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey ending 08/18/2008.

University of California Irvine Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 City Drive South Route 153, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 10/07/2008.

University of California Irvine Medical Center (PDF)New Window
101 City Drive South Route 153, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 06/24/2008

Western Medical Center Santa Ana (PDF)New Window
1001 North Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705, Orange County - The hospital compromised the safety of a patient when an allegation of physical assault was not investigated in a timely manner and the right to considerate and respectful care was not ensured. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 12/27/2007.

Penalties Issued in 2008

Anaheim General Hospital (PDF)New Window
3350 W. Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92804, Orange County - The hospital failed to provide a safe environment by not ensuring medical devices were electrically safe and functioning within manufacturer’s guidelines. Further, the hospital did not ensure the safety of patients by preventing access to dangerous items and ensuring that the patients were protected from extreme environmental temperatures. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 2/22/2008.

Anaheim General Hospital (PDF)New Window
3350 W. Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92804, Orange County - The hospital failed to maintain the pharmacy’s refrigerated temperatures in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations to ensure stability, potency and safety of medications requiring refrigeration. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 2/22/2008.

Costal Communities Hospital (PDF)New Window
2701 S. Bristol Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the safety of a patient when an excessive dose of a medication was administered resulting in the patient’s death. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 6/25/2008.

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital (PDF)New Window
17100 Euclid, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure patient safety by not following its policies and procedures to ensure that retention of surgical sponges after surgery did not occur. As a result, a patient had to undergo a second surgery to remove a sponge that was left in the patient after surgery. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 6/11/2008.

Garden Grove Hospital (PDF)New Window
12601 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92843, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the safe delivery of patient care, and failed to implement policies and procedures to provide for appropriate and prompt intervention and monitoring. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 8/14/2007.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian (PDF)New Window
One Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure patient safety by not following its policies and procedures to ensure that retention of surgical instruments after surgery did not occur. As a result, a patient had to undergo a second surgery to remove a surgical instrument left in the patient after surgery. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 4/28/2008.

Los Alamitos Medical Center (PDF)New Window
3751 Katella Avenue, Los Alamitos, CA 90720, Orange County - The hospital failed to ensure the safety of a patient when staff failed to use a seatbelt while the patient was in a wheelchair. The patient fell and died due to the fall. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 8/14/2007.

St. Joseph Hospital (PDF)New Window
1100 West Stewart Drive, Orange, CA 92868, Orange County - The hospital failed to implement patient safety policies and procedures in the course of providing surgical services. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 3/3/2008.

Penalties Issued in 2007

Garden Grove Hospital (PDF)New Window
12601 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92843, Orange County -The hospital failed to ensure that written policies and procedures to ensure the safe and effective use of medications with black box warnings were developed and implemented. A black box warning means that medical studies indicate that the drug carries a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects. It is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's strongest required warning. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 3/22/2007.

 
 
Last modified on: 7/23/2014 9:59 PM