January 16, 1998 |
A supervising officer with the Loma Linda University Medical Center security force was shot and killed Thursday outside his office, allegedly by an employee who minutes earlier had been fired, authorities said. The victim was identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department as Kenneth Kuch, 56, of Loma Linda, who had worked for the university's police force for about 20 years.
August 2, 1997 |
While withholding final judgment, a Veterans Affairs physicist said in a new report Friday that controversial radiation tests conducted on research patients at a Loma Linda hospital "appear to be in line" with standard medical practices. But the preliminary report, sought by the San Bernardino County veterans hospital to quell criticism of the research, acknowledged that consent forms signed by participants made no mention of any radiological dangers under the discussion of potential risks.
May 8, 1997 |
Arleen and Albert Phang are not blaming anyone for the first son they lost. In April of 1991, despite the efforts of doctors at the Loma Linda University Medical Center, 16-month-old Andrew died of heart failure within hours of being rushed to the hospital. The hospital conducted an autopsy after his parents signed a consent form and placed an "X" in the little box by a seemingly simple instruction: "Send family a copy of final autopsy report."
May 18, 1994 |
Four regional health care organizations said Tuesday that they have formed a statewide network they hope will appeal to large companies by giving their employees access to medical facilities throughout California. Officials of the four organizations said their effort is a response to the prospect of national health reform and the pressure of employers that are demanding cuts in medical costs.
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June 17, 1993 |
A 7-year-old boy who had a lifesaving heart transplant as an infant had to undergo a second operation Wednesday after his body began rejecting the heart, a television station reported. Jesse Sepulveda underwent the second transplant at Loma Linda University Medical Center, where his first operation was performed, KABC-TV Channel 7 reported. Hospital spokesman Dick Shaefer refused comment, citing a request for patient confidentiality.
June 7, 1993 |
A 2-year-old Hawaiian boy who underwent a heart transplant was listed in extremely critical condition at Loma Linda University Medical Center on Sunday, suffering complications from the nine days he spent on a heart-lung machine before the transplant, a spokesman said. Jason Jennette's 5 1/2-hour heart transplant, which began at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, went smoothly, said the medical center's spokesman, Dick Schaefer.