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After Ebola misdiagnosis, Texas system modifies screening, EHR platform

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 20, 2014

Texas Health Resources confirmed in a congressional meeting last week that it modified its Epic EHR system and changed its screening process after a patient with Ebola was misdiagnosed at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Daniel Varga, Texas Health Resources' senior executive vice president and chief clinical officer, said the EHR now makes a patient's travel history accessible to every caregiver from the beginning of the patient's visit in the ED. Health Data Management (10/17)


Savage becomes new ONC chief privacy officer

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 15, 2014

HIT committees approve JASON Task Force recommendations

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 16, 2014

HIT sector drew $956M in VC funding in Q3, report says

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 16, 2014

Webinar examines decision support tools for Ebola screening

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

DOD delays bid deadline for EHR modernization contract

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

EHR use linked to fewer adverse events, data show

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 15, 2014

Calif. has more digital health accelerators than any other state

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 16, 2014

ONC privacy panel undergoes overhaul

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 17, 2014

ICD-10 expected to fuel growth for computer-assisted coding tools

Health IT SmartBrief | Oct 21, 2014


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