Dallas Hospital 'Feels Like a Ghost Town' in Wake of Ebola Cases

Doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian say their patient load has fallen as a result of recent challenges.
1:44 | 10/17/14

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Up to now the focus at Texas health Presbyterian Hospital has rightly been on the Ebola patients but as more cases have sprung up. There is the question can the hospital itself recover. And I worry about the hospital. We can't really make it very them. Health care vendor ratio -- -- has been on the inside. -- electing this town journeyman. -- no -- even walking around the hospital. Doctors confirm their patient loads it presbyterian have fallen off dramatically as people cancel elective procedures. And the county judge acknowledges that people are avoiding the emergency room to room -- lives drill. And -- proved true and that is the stigma caused by Ebola and the system that allowed caregivers to become infected. Critical issues especially infectious disease applicable -- -- are probably the -- for Star -- to a hospital Alex -- arming ten works for a national firm that helps healthcare facilities grow their reputations. Hospitals -- occasional teen years or even generations filled with names like dealing and her row adorning its various buildings Texas health presbyterian has earned accolades in a slew of specialties as it has built a prestigious reputation all the way from opening day in 1966. Until the last week of last month. If you look at the reputation of those hospital. Prior to this Ebola you've. I mean it's been a very good ones and Steve love of the DFW hospital council believes that even -- all the current challenges. The prognosis for presbyterian. Is still good.

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