Summit Health Affiliate, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center slapped with a $71000 for breaking safety procedure

March 28, 2015 4:51 AM

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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (ABSMC) was found to have violated safety procedure and was meted out with $71,000 fine.

A Summit Health affiliate, the hospital allegedly failed to isolate 23 patients that are suspected to be suffering from tuberculosis in working treatment rooms and this made the exposed patients, staff, and visitors vulnerable to possible infection.

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