Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, the largest not-for-profit U.S. health maintenance organization, on Friday said it will pay $1 million to settle a California state agency’s allegations that in 1996 it did not diagnose or treat an ill patient in a timely manner.
Kaiser Patient Blames Heart Attack on Botched Heart Surgery 2-5-2019 01:37:00 HAYWARD, Calif. (CN) – A bungled aortic aneurysm repair caused a week-long heart attack and congestive heart failure, according to a lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court by a previously fit, middle-aged Kaiser patient. Dean N. Williams sued Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation […]
$4 Million Sought for Slow Diagnosis of Brain Bleed 11-27-2019 21:50:00 RICHMOND, Va. (CN) – Kaiser and Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center misdiagnosed a brain bleed for three weeks, leaving a woman with cognitive impairments, she claims in the Circuit Court for Prince William County.Ayda Alp sued Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, […]
Heal Your HMO – Part 2 Aired: November 26, 1996 According to consumer surveys, 85 percent of Kaiser Permanente’s health plan members say they’re satisfied with their health care. This is one of the highest approval ratings in the HMO industry. But not everybody’s happy. And when some people complain about life and death issues, Kaiser […]
Jan 02, 2002 by Charles Ornstein Cases Reveal Lapses In Emergency Care The Kaiser Permanente doctor who examined Harun Antwine had worked at least 10 hours that day, seeing 25 patients in his office and 15 more that evening at the HMO’s Fontana urgent care center. The swamped physician didn’t spot Antwine’s serious bacterial infection, […]
The fine, which was issued over systemic problems in Kaiser’s emergency care system, was based on the 1996 death of a San Leandro woman, Margaret Utterback, from a ruptured aneurysm after being repeatedly denied emergency care at the Hayward hospital.
December 7, 2007 Kaiser to pay $1.8 million in malpractice case 45-year-old man was not diagnosed with cerebral bleeding and later suffered permanent brain damage. Kaiser Permanente will pay $1.8 million to the family of a man who suffered a brain aneurysm after his headache was wrongly attributed to grief. In 2005, 45-year-old Ted Blackwell […]
A patient who suffered a brain injury-causing stroke successfully was awarded $1,871,820 against Kaiser Permanente by an Arbitrator. The patient successfully argued that Kaiser doctors were negligent in failing to perform a simple CAT scan which would have diagnosed the problem.https://jwinjuryblog.com/2008/05/16/1871820-awarded-against-kaiser-permanente.aspx
Mark Lin is a Kaiser patient and he is lucky to be alive. He has an aneurysm in his brain and it ruptured. Kaiser refused to provide timely medical care. He must now be careful to avoid a second rupture. It is leaking and could at any time cause a stroke or death. Only […]