Texas Health Resources late Friday evening announced that there was no flaw in its electronic health records system that prevented a physician in the emergency department at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas from learning that Ebola patient Thomas Duncan had arrived from Liberia.
Texas Health Presbyterian is part of Texas Health Resources, which uses EHRs from Epic. The announcement is a complete turnaround from a statement by the hospital Thursday evening updating the treatment of Duncan that also said a flaw in the workflow within the EHR resulted in the travel history not appearing in the physician EHR when Duncan first visited the emergency department, was examined and sent home.
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