California hospital fined for heparin overdose

March 24, 2008

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center must pay a fine of $25,000 for drug errors related to heparin overdose

Cedars-Sinai Hospital has been slapped with a $25,000 fine by the California Department of Public Health for accidentally overdosing three infants with heparin. Among the infants were actor Dennis Quaid's newborn twins. The Los Angeles hospital has undertaken a number of