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Hospital Blames Bad EHR Design For Missed Ebola Case
The Health Care Blog

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, the Dallas hospital at the center of the Ebola scare, is pointing the finger at its electronic health record, claiming that a badly designed interface made it easy for members of the patient’s care team to miss his recent travel to Africa. “In the interests of transparency, and because we want other U.S. hospitals and providers to learn from our experience we want to make this information public,” the hospital said in a statement yesterday.