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Hospital Administrative Penalties for San Diego County

Penalties Issued in 2014

Aurora San Diego
11878 Avenue of Industry, San Diego, CA 92128 - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 06/14/2013. 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 second administrative penalty.

Penalties Issued in 2013

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center (PDF)New Window
6655 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA 92120-5208 - 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 $50,000. This is the hospital’s first administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 03/22/2012.

Fallbrook Hospital District (PDF)New Window
624 E. Elder St, Fallbrook, CA 92028 - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures for safe distribution and administration of medication. The penalty is $25,000. This is the hospital’s first administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 01/06/2012.

Palomar Health Downtown Campus (PDF)New Window
555 E Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025-3048 - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established policies and procedures related to care. The penalty is $100,000. This is the hospital’s third administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/07/2012.

Sharp Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
7901 Frost St, San Diego, CA 92123-2701 - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow surgical policies and procedures. The penalty is $75,000. This is the hospital’s third administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 08/08/2012.

Sharp Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
7901 Frost St, San Diego, CA 92123-2701 - 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. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 08/08/2012.

Tri City Medical Center (PDF)New Window
4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056-4506 - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not provide for the safe transfer of a patient. The penalty is $75,000. This is the hospital’s third administrative penalty. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 04/15/2011. 

Penalties Issued in 2012

Aurora San Diego
11878 Avenue of Industry, San Diego, CA 92128, San Diego County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 06/28/2011. 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.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital (PDF)New Window
4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92120, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow established surgical policies and procedures. The penalty is $75,000. This is the hospital’s second administrative penalty.

Kaiser Foundation Hospital (PDF)New Window
4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA 92120 - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/12/2011.

University of California San Diego Medical Center (PDF)New Window
200 West Arbor Dr., San Diego 92109, San Diego County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/12/2011.

University of California, San Diego Medical Center
200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego 92103 San Diego County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 03/08/2011.  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.

Penalties Issued in 2011

Scripps Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, 92037,  San Diego 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.

Palomar Medical Center (PDF)New Window
555 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, 92025, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not implement its established policies and procedures for the safe distribution and administration of medication. This is the second administrative penalty issued to the hospital. The penalty is $75,000.

Pomerado Hospital (PDF)New Window
15615 Pomerado Road, Poway, 92064, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow its policies and procedures for fall prevention. This is the third administrative penalty issued to the hospital. The penalty is $75,000.

Scripps Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
354 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas, 92024, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it did not follow its surgical policies and procedures. This is the first administrative penalty issued to the hospital. The penalty is $50,000.

Scripps Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, 92037,  San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when a patient was not adequately supervised during a surgical procedure.  This is the second administrative penalty issued to the hospital.  The penalty is $75,000.

Sharp Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
7901 Frost Street, San Diego, 92123, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it failed to accurately administer a prescribed medication. The penalty is $25,000.

Penalties Issued in 2010

Palomar Medical Center (PDF)New Window
555 E. Valley Parkway, Escondino, CA 820211, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient 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 $50,000. - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 01/25/2010.

Grossmont Hospital (PDF)New Window
5555 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa 91942, San Diego County - The hospital staff failed to follow the policies and procedures for surgical and invasive procedures. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 04/03/2009.

Pomerado Hospital (PDF)New Window
15615 Pomerado Rd., Poway 92064, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its policies and procedures for fall prevention. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 09/02/2009.

Rady Children’s Hospital (PDF)New Window
3020 Children's Way, San Diego 92123, San Diego County -  The hospital failed to implement its established policies and procedures for the safe and effective administration of medication. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed 05/14/2009.

Scripps Green Hospital (PDF)New Window
10666 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its surgical policies and procedures for equipment cleaning. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 10/15/09.

Scripps Green Hospital (PDF)New Window
10666 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its surgical policies and procedures. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 05/21/09.

Scripps Mercy Hospital (PDF)New Window
4077 Fifth Ave., San Diego 92103, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its surgical policies and procedures. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 07/02/09.

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla (PDF)New Window
9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of its patients when it failed to follow its surgical policies and procedures. This is the fourth administrative penalty issued to this hospital. The penalty is assessed at $50,000. Administrative Penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 07/24/2009.

Sharp Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
7901 Frost St., San Diego 92123, San Diego 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 findings during a survey completed on 04/06/2009.

Tri-City Medical Center (PDF)New Window
4002 Vista Way, Oceanside 92055, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its surgical policies and procedures. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during survey completed on 10/15/09.

University of California San Diego Medical Center (PDF)New Window
200 West Arbor Dr., San Diego 92109, San Diego 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 findings during a survey completed on 02/24/2009.

Penalties Issued in 2009

Scripps Mercy Hospital (PDF)New Window
4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego 92103, San Diego County - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 09/10/2008.

Scripps Mercy Hospital (PDF)New Window
4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego 92103, San Diego County - The hospital failed to have a safe, effective and timely system for dispensing and administering medications. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 4/8/2008.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center (PDF)New Window
751 Medical Center Ct., Chula Vista 91911, San Diego 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 findings during a survey completed on 01/22/2009.

Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
7850 Vista Hill Avenue, San Diego 92123, San Diego County - Administrative penalty issued based on findings during survey completed on 12/02/2008.   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.

Tri-City Medical Center (PDF)New Window
4002 Vista Way, Oceanside 92056, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when the hospital did not follow its policies and procedures for fall prevention. Administrative penalty issued based on findings during a survey completed on 03/03/2009.

University of California San Diego Medical Center (PDF)New Window
200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego 92103-8976, San Diego County - Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 11/26/2008.

Penalties Issued in 2008

Grossmont Hospital (PDF)New Window
5555 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa 91942, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when they failed to activate a stationary ventilator during a transfer of the patient from a transport ventilator resulting in the patient’s death. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 4/4/2008.

Palomar Pomerado Health System (PDF)New Window
15615 Pomerado Road, Poway 92064, San Diego County - The hospital failed to maintain its anesthesia equipment in proper functioning order. As a result three patients experienced surgical awareness during surgical procedures. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 4/3/2008.

Promise Hospital of San Diego (PDF)New Window
5550 University Avenue, San Diego 92105, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of its patients by allowing an unlicensed staff person to function as a licensed nurse. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 5/15/2008.

Scripps Green Hospital (PDF)New Window
10666 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to ensure the patient safety in the surgical department when a patient fell off an operating table during surgery. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 4/8/2008.

Scripps Green Hospital (PDF)New Window
10666 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to implement policies and procedures to provide for effective surgical service infection control. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 11/27/2007.

Scripps Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to implement policies and procedures related to the safe and accurate use of medications in emergent situations. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 11/27/2007.

Scripps Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to develop and implement policies a procedures to protect patient safety related to the use of controlled substances. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed 11/27/2007.

Scripps Memorial Hospital (PDF)New Window
9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla 92037, San Diego County - The hospital failed to protect a patient's right to considerate and respectful care. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 8/30/2007.

University of California, San Diego Medical Center (PDF)New Window
200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego 92103-8976, San Diego County - The hospital failed to develop and implement policies and procedures to protect patient safety by failing to ensure the safe administration of medications. Administrative penalty issued based on finding during a survey completed on 9/18/2007.

 

 

 
 
Last modified on: 1/30/2014 11:42 AM