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Three California healthcare centers cited after patient deaths

AP/San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2008

California has cited and fined healthcare centers in Contra Costa, Sacramento, and San Mateo counties after patient deaths. The California Department of Public Health says the penalties are the most severe allowed by state law.The department fined Gramercy Court in Sacramento $90,000, Atherton Healthcare in Menlo Park $100,000, and Care Center of Rossmoor in Walnut Creek $60,000.