Local hospital fined $25k
: From the L.A. Times today in a story titled, "Eleven California hospitals cited for violations leading to death, serious injury."
"Redwood Memorial Hospital, Fortuna, Humboldt County. The hospital failed to ensure the health and safety of a patient when it 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. This is the first administrative penalty issued to this