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Medical Errors in Lompoc ER

Medical errors in the Lompoc ER are described by a patient. Her list includes several misdiagnoses, providing an expensive brain scan when she was the wrong patient, failure to diagnose a knee fracture and a clogged heart, and an attitude that the patient found highly appropriate. (Posted on Lompoc ER Facebook, January 2017, but now …

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Improper Discharge Planning

A patient was discharged from Lompoc hospital but the staff failed to inform the patient or his family that he was experiencing kidney failure, a life-threatening condition. This report points to improper discharge planning. Post submitted on June 13, 2017 “Last summer my father was in the Lompoc Valley Medical Center for a few days. …

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Lompoc Doctor Caused A Miscarriage

A Lompoc doctor caused a miscarriage for a young mother in the Lompoc ER. After the traumatic, profound loss, a lawsuit was filed by the mother. (The following report is from Santa Barbara Superior Court records.) Key Events: On June 7, 2013, a pregnant woman, age 22, was admitted to the Lompoc ER at 4:40 …

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No Problems With This Facility?

“The quality of care here is tremendous. There are absolutely no problems with this facility…” CEO Jim Raggio in the Lompoc Record on 5/15/17. A lawsuit filed on December 16, 2016, states that a patient had a hernia procedure at Lompoc hospital that went terribly wrong. The complaint alleges that Lompoc hospital general surgeon Dr. William …

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