Connecticut fines Yale-New Haven Hospital for infractions
AP/Hartford Courant, October 3, 2008
Connecticut healthcare regulators are imposing an $8,000 fine on Yale-New Haven Hospital for infractions inspectors found during unannounced visits. The Connecticut Department of Public Health said nurses and other caregivers failed to check patients for bed sores, administered wrong dosages of medicine, and held a patient against her will, among other violations. Yale-New Haven Hospital has signed an agreement with the state to correct the problems.