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February 11, 1993 | From a Times Staff Writer
Twenty-six employees of St. Bernardine Medical Center were relieved of duty Wednesday after an investigation determined that they were using and dealing marijuana and methamphetamines on hospital grounds, officials said. Hospital spokeswoman Leslie Roundy said the employees--none of them nurses or doctors--have resigned or been fired. She added that the inappropriate use of hospital medications was not an issue in the investigation, which concluded this week.
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February 22, 1996 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's second-largest Catholic-owned hospital chain is to announce today that it plans to acquire two big hospitals in Long Beach and San Bernardino as part of a major expansion into Southern California. Catholic Healthcare West, a 25-hospital chain based in San Francisco, said it plans to acquire the assets of St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach and St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino from Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, a Houston-based Catholic hospital group.
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BUSINESS
February 22, 1996 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's second-largest Catholic-owned hospital chain is to announce today that it plans to acquire two big hospitals in Long Beach and San Bernardino as part of a major expansion into Southern California. Catholic Healthcare West, a 25-hospital chain based in San Francisco, said it plans to acquire the assets of St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach and St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino from Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, a Houston-based Catholic hospital group.
NEWS
February 11, 1993 | From a Times Staff Writer
Twenty-six employees of St. Bernardine Medical Center were relieved of duty Wednesday after an investigation determined that they were using and dealing marijuana and methamphetamines on hospital grounds, officials said. Hospital spokeswoman Leslie Roundy said the employees--none of them nurses or doctors--have resigned or been fired. She added that the inappropriate use of hospital medications was not an issue in the investigation, which concluded this week.
NEWS
January 2, 1987
The president of the University of Redlands was in critical condition at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino after undergoing open-heart surgery. Douglas R. Moore, 58, university president since 1978, suffered a mild heart attack last month.
REAL ESTATE
September 27, 1987
A $24.3-million expansion program at St. Bernardine Medical Center, 401 E. Highland Ave., San Bernardino, will add a six-story medical office building and a six-story addition to the existing hospital. The office building is owned by Houston-based Entercorp Inc. The Center, built in 1931, is one of 15 operated by the Sisters of Charity Health Care System, also based in Houston.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1995
* Victoria Wilson has been named vice president of hospital services for Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach. She is in charge of several of the hospital's major service lines, including Hoag Heart Institute, Hoag Cancer Center, imaging services, rehabilitation services and the clinical laboratory. Before joining Hoag, she was assistant administrator at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
Two young children who had been left home alone died in an apartment fire in Highland on Saturday morning, authorities said. The fire broke out about 9 a.m. in the apartment in the 26000 block of Victoria Avenue, where the 6-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother were sleeping. Robin Haynal, spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, said the children lived with their mother, whose whereabouts were not known. The girl died at the scene. Her brother was transported to St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 2004 | Sandra Murillo, Times Staff Writer
The West Nile virus claimed its fifth San Bernardino County victim Thursday, a 73-year-old Highland woman. Gisela Hughes died almost a month after being admitted to St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino for asthma and other complications. She was subsequently diagnosed with the virus. "I was wishing I wouldn't hear that she had West Nile, because I knew her pool was dirty and that there's no antidote to the virus," said her son, Scott Hughes, 49. "It almost seemed hopeless."
BUSINESS
October 29, 1999
Burbank-based cremation services firm Neptune Society has named Marco Markin president and chief executive. He also was elected to the board. Markin had been serving as the president of the company's operating subsidiary, Neptune Management Corp., since May, when the company went public. * Private risk management consultant and insurance broker Willis has named John Genovese president and chief executive of its Los Angeles office. He was promoted from executive vice president.
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October 13, 2006 | Maeve Reston, Times Staff Writer
A 27-year-old San Bernardino man is expected to be charged today in the death of his 4-year-old son Wednesday, authorities said. Harby Burden was arrested on suspicion of murder after police responded to a 911 call from the family's home on North Mountain Avenue early in the afternoon. The boy, Ausben Burden, was unconscious when police arrived and was pronounced dead at St. Bernardine Medical Center a short time later.
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April 14, 2010 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
California public health officials have imposed the first $100,000 fine under a new escalating system of penalties for hospitals that put patients at risk of death or serious injury. Southwest Healthcare System in Murrieta was assessed the fine after investigators determined that doctors at its Rancho Springs Medical Center performed caesarean sections on three women in October using electrical cauterizing instruments in a delivery room with dangerously low humidity, creating conditions that could have sparked a fire.
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