Misdiagnosis of Ebola and consequent death of Liberian, Eric Duncan has created lot of buzz in the media. Some blamed the technology, while others thought it was a human error. CureMD team engaged Dr. Hardeep Singh and Dr. Dean Sittig to discuss reasons behind the misdiagnosis and future of health technology in accurate and timely diagnosis of fatal diseases like Ebola.

Dr. Singh is a general internist and the Chief of the Health Policy, Quality & Informatics program at the Houston Veterans Affairs Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety. Dr. Sittig is professor, School of Biomedical Informatics in University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.