Hospital officials released this statement:
“Pauls Valley General Hospital extends its sympathy and prayers to the family of Jamie Lynn Russell during this terrible tragedy.
“Quality patient care and safety are top priorities for the staff and physicians at Pauls Valley General Hospital. The hospital immediately launched a comprehensive investigation into the care provided to Ms. Russell and the processes followed during her visit to the emergency room.
“Once the investigation is complete we will have a better understanding of the situation. We hope to use the results of the investigation to further evaluate our clinical practices and ensure that we are providing the highest quality of care possible to all of our patients.
“Federal regulations prohibit us from discussing details of this tragic case.”