St. Francis Hospital in Hartford is on probation for one year

Hartford Courant, November 13, 2009
Problems following the device failure were among numerous violations cited by Connecticut health officials who placed St. Francis in Hartford on probation for one year. Regulators also cited problems with hospital facilities, inadequate preventive maintenance of medical equipment, and a lack of evidence that staff evaluated the neurological signs of a patient who fell out of bed and sustained a head injury. The patient later died. Under a consent order, the hospital will be required to take corrective action including additional staff training and submitting to a review by an outside consultant.

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