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Mercy Medical Center Faces $30,000 Fine

Mercy Medical Center in Redding is facing a large fine for not meeting licensing requirements.

Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:09 AM

REDDING, Calif. - Mercy Medical Center in Redding is facing a large fine for not meeting licensing requirements.

The California Department of Public Health says the hospital failed to provide adequate care to a patient in 2017. 

The medical center's owner, Dignity Health, released a statement regarding the incident. 

"Patient care and safety are always our highest priorities, and we take this matter very seriously. We have conducted a thorough investigation and are working closely with the medical staff, patient care staff, and hospital leadership, as well as with the California Department of Public Health to ensure that an incident like this does not happen again. Consistent with patient privacy laws and hospital policy, we respect our patients' privacy by not discussing the specifics of their care."

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